Medtronic

An Open Letter From Medtronic Leadership To Our Customers, Partners, and Patients

Via Medtronic The world is facing an unprecedented human challenge with COVID-19, and this virus requires an unprecedented response. We face this challenge together, and we are doing all that we can at Medtronic to support the medical professionals we have worked with for decades to care for the COVID-19 patients who need our help. […]

Medtronic Foundation Commits an Additional $10M to Global COVID-19 Efforts

The Medtronic Foundation announced an additional $10M in contributions to COVID-19 relief efforts across the globe. This adds to the initial charitable contributions made by Medtronic and the Medtronic Foundation of$1.2M in February to support immediate response efforts. The Medtronic Foundation’s global and local response includes a comprehensive approach that is inclusive of cash contributions […]

Four Medical Alley-Grown Companies Lead the Global Charge Against COVID-19

From direct care, to device and diagnostic, these four Minnesota-grown companies are commanding the global charge against COVID-19. Mayo Clinic Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Mayo Clinic Laboratories has worked nonstop to develop a new, faster test for COVID-19, a process that would normally take up to a year. Mayo Clinic is now able […]

Tesla will make Medtronic ventilators at New York gigafactory

Via MSPBJ “[Medtronic CEO Omar] Ishrak said that Tesla would be making ‘one of the products that we make, that is not our prime product right now [but] one that is perfectly suitable at least in some of these instances.’” “Musk had talked with Medtronic earlier this month about ventilator production, though it wasn’t clear […]

Medtronic Shares Ventilation Design Specifications to Accelerate Efforts to Increase Global Ventilator Production

Via Medtronic DUBLIN – March 30, 2020 – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced it is publicly sharing the design specifications for the Puritan Bennett™ 560 (PB 560) to enable participants across industries to evaluate options for rapid ventilator manufacturing to help doctors and patients dealing with COVID-19. This decision is consistent […]

Medtronic Launches New Solutions to Help Monitor Patients for COVID-19

Via Medtronic Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced its Medtronic Care Management Services (MCMS) business is launching two new solutions designed to help assess, monitor, and triage support for patients who may be concerned about COVID-19 and their respiratory symptoms. It has already launched its new Respiratory Infectious Disease Health Check to existing MCMS customers, […]

Medtronic Foundation Commits an Additional $10M to Global COVID-19 Efforts

Via Medtronic DUBLIN and MINNEAPOLIS, March 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  The Medtronic Foundation announced an additional $10M in contributions to COVID-19 relief efforts across the globe. This adds to the initial charitable contributions made by Medtronic and the Medtronic Foundation of $1.2M in February to support immediate response efforts. The Medtronic Foundation’s global and local response includes […]

Stratasys Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic by Ramping Up Production of 3D-Printed Personal Protection Equipment

Initial goal of 5,000 full face shields by March 27 with more scaling possible ‘Our workforce and partners are prepared to work around the clock,’ says CEO EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. & REHOVOT, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS) has announced a global mobilization of the company’s 3D printing resources and expertise to respond to the COVID-19 […]

Medtronic Continuing to Increase Ventilator Production to Address COVID-19 Pandemic

Via Medtronic  Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, continues to make progress in increasing ventilator production worldwide. The company has increased production by more than 40 percent to date and is on track to more than double its capacity to manufacture and supply ventilators in response to the urgent needs of patients and healthcare […]

Medical Alley Companies Join Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund (MDRF) for Coronavirus

Via Minnesota Council on Foundations “In March 2020, the Minnesota Council on Foundations and Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation convened to discuss the impact of a potential coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the state of Minnesota. The outcome of the discussion led to the inception of the Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund (MDRF) for coronavirus, created to support community […]

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