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 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.
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.”
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.
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.