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.
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
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)
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.”
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.
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.