Medtronic Provides New Pathways to Debt-Free Education

Enabling employees to pursue their academic and career goals

Innovation begins with ideas, vision, and — most importantly — people. Medtronic Chairman and CEO Geoff Martha calls innovation “a people-powered business.”

Making Fertility Treatments Accessible for Employees

Kindbody benefit helps Medtronic employees find fulfillment

By all accounts, Sarah* lives a full life. She enjoys traveling and seeing plays. She’s climbed mountains. But recently she started to feel like something was missing.

“I don’t think I’m totally living a full life right now – at least not for me,” the Medtronic employee of 11 years said. “I want children to share my passions and experiences with.”

Medtronic Mobile Lab Trucks Expand Access to Healthcare Tech

The fleet just doubled to reach more clinicians with healthcare technology education

Is it a semi-truck, a moving billboard, or a classroom on wheels? The Medtronic Mobile Lab trucks are all three, and one or more may be coming to a city near you.

The trucks are built to simulate an operating room — and we just doubled our fleet to reach more clinicians with healthcare technology education.

With the expansion of Mobile Labs’ fleet from three to six trucks, we will go from training 2,000 healthcare providers (HCPs) a year on how to use our technologies to more than 5,000 in 38 states across the United States.

Medtronic Expands Health Equity Assistance Program for Colon Cancer Screening With Support From Amazon Web Services; Completes First Installation of Donated GI Genius™ Intelligent Endoscopy Modules

Additional +80 GI Genius™ units to be donated for a total of 133 to 62 facilities that primarily serve communities with low screening rates or where access to the technology is not currently available
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DUBLIN, July 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), a global leader in healthcare technology, and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) today announced they are expanding the Medtronic Health Equity Assistance Program for colon cancer screening in medically underserved communities across the United States, with support from Amazon Web Services's (AWS)

Employees With Disabilities Drive Changes at Medtronic

IT prioritizes access and inclusion for employees with disabilities

Niall Gallagher started his career at Medtronic more than six years ago. He began this new journey with a lifelong challenge: Gallagher has cerebral palsy and is visually impaired.

He worried how his new colleagues would receive him. “I have to be conscious of what biases someone has,” Gallagher said. “The assumption that I wouldn't be able to do something because I’m blind and I have reduced mobility.”

The Rise ― and Demand — of Telehealth Equity

Digital health solutions, including remote patient monitoring and telemedicine, help expand healthcare access

In early 2020, the world started to come to terms with a growing pandemic. Its impact on the health ecosystem was staggering.

An issue that arose was the dependence on the brick-and-mortar model of the healthcare system, which had not widely used technology solutions for virtual care delivery.

Celebrating Pride This Month - and Every Month

How Medtronic is creating a culture of belonging for the LGBTQ+ community

After recently moving with her wife and soon-to-be 3-year-old son, Anna Forsberg plans to spend much of June settling into their new house. It’s going to be a rather low-key Pride month for Forsberg, director of strategy and business development in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa for Medtronic.

And she wouldn’t have it any other way.

Medtronic Podcast: Ruchika Singhal Says One Thing Can Bring Better Healthcare to More People Worldwide

A podcast with Ruchika Singha, president of Medtronic Labs
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Ruchika Singhal, president of Medtronic Labs, says she grew up in Medtronic, starting her career as an engineer. But her professional life really began when she took over Medtronic Labs, a non-profit quasi-independent arm with a mission of bringing better healthcare to more people worldwide. In this podcast, Singhal shares her story and identifies the one thing that will help more people living away from big cities and healthcare hubs. “We’re never going to have enough doctors and we’re never going to have enough infrastructure,” Singhal says.

See How Medtronic Employees Are Advancing Sustainability

The Environmental Action Group is a thriving resource for employees with a shared passion for the environment

When Shona Kamps first looked to get involved with sustainability efforts at Medtronic, she discovered there wasn’t a central group to connect employees with a shared passion for the environment.

In response, she joined with colleagues to start a global group from scratch, and the Medtronic Environmental Action Group (EAG) was born.

Podcast: Building a Scalable, Sustainable and Impactful Way to Bring Equity to Healthcare

A podcast with Karen Shehade and Dr. John de Csepel of the Medtronic Health Equity Advisory Committee
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This episode of MedtronicTalks explores the company’s efforts to flag the multiple sources of healthcare inequity wrought by racial, geographic or economic differences in the U.S. Among the topics discussed, Karen Shehade of Medtronic Americas Region Medical Affairs organization explains how Medtronic leadership is seeking a sustainable and scalable way to make a difference in how people receive correct care more easily. Dr. John de Csepel, Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs, Americas Region, discusses possible solutions.


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