Latin Telemedicine Expands Impacting More Patients

More clinics and hospitals are using telemedicine to connect patients to care when every second counts.

Telemedicine in Latin America is expanding — proving just how important partnerships and technological advancements can be to health care management in remote areas.

In 2014, Medtronic, along with the Lumen Foundation and Internal Telemedicine Systems, formed the Latin American Telemedicine Infarct Network (LATIN) to address one of the region’s most pressing challenges  — cardiovascular disease, specifically STEMI.

Medtronic Leader Among Ireland's 25 Most Powerful Women

Medtronic Vice President Bronwyn Brophy has been named to the list for the third year in a row
For the third year in a row, Medtronic Vice President Bronwyn Brophy has been named among Ireland’s 25 Most Powerful Women by Ireland’s Women’s Executive Network (WXN).  Brophy leads her company’s Early Technologies division for Europe, Middle East and Africa. In Ireland, the WXN is the largest network of female senior executives, managers and entrepreneurs, with over 2,500 members.
Brophy was interviewed after being notified of the recognition, and asked to share more about her role and what the award means to her.

Asia Society Names Medtronic Top Employer

Company leaders say “success depends on creating an inclusive culture”

Being honored as a top employer requires employees who help to create a unique culture every day.

“And that leads to innovation for the organization,” says Sophia Khan, senior director for global inclusion, diversity and engagement. “We are creating a diverse culture where we value all the ways we are unique – and it’s making a difference.”

More Than Products, Medtronic Provides System Makeover in Chile

Providers return to patient-centered care as Medtronic takes over cath lab management in small communities outside Santiago.

PUERTTO MONT, CHILE – Laying in a hospital bed, Jofre Marcelo doesn’t hold back.

“You come here scared to death. I don’t wish this upon anyone.”

After a heart attack, it would be anyone’s natural response. Thankfully, doctors at Clinica Universitaria in Puerto Montt, Chile, had the right equipment and expertise-at the right time-to insert a stent in Jofre’s 50-year old heart. 

“That makes all the difference,” he says.

While Jofre is thankful for a successful procedure, there was a process behind the procedure that most patients never see.

All Hands on Deck: Employees Team up to Assist Flood Victims

Medtronic Young Professionals partner with All Hands - an international disaster relief organization. Together, they helped those in Louisiana following devastating floods.

Donning a hooded protective jumpsuit, ventilation mask and heavy work gloves – only her smiling eyes are visible as she raises a 20-pound sledge hammer high above her head.

“Not your average day of work,” said Kelli Gutow as she smashes through a wall of mold-infested beams.

Kelli is one of 15 Medtronic employees who recently spent a week volunteering with All Hands Volunteers to provide disaster relief efforts for residents in Denham Springs, Louisiana.

Medtronic Named One of the World’s Most Innovative Companies

Medtronic received the Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator award for the third straight year.

For the third straight year, Medtronic has been named one of the most innovative companies in the world. 

The Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator award honors the world’s most innovative companies based on the volume, success, protection and influence of their patents.

DiversityInc Puts Medtronic on the "Top 50" List for 2018

Recognized for the third year in a row, Medtronic remains steadfast in commitment to inclusion and diversity

When Amanda Miranda talks about her career path, she gets emotional. The biomedical engineer put her career on hold to start a family more than six years ago. Sadly, her son, Johnathon, was born with congenital heart failure, and passed away at age four. Finding herself with a newfound passion for helping patients like Johnathon, Amanda’s desire to rejoin the workforce was tempered by her own uncertainty about whether she was equipped to jump back into the field she loved.

Medtronic Is Back to Full Production in Puerto Rico

All production lines at all facilities are operating at pre-hurricane levels.

When visitors arrive at any of the Medtronic production facilities in Puerto Rico, they can’t tell by looking that a hurricane had devastated this area just weeks earlier.

They don’t notice on the production line either.

Every production line, for every product at every Medtronic facility in Puerto Rico is now operating at pre-hurricane levels.


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