Search Tag: Covidien

IT Management

Medtronic's $9.3B Freed-Up Cash

2015 07 Dec

Medtronic, a medical devices company gained approximately $9.8 billion from its merger with Covidien. Medtronic was able to bring back these overseas funds back into the U.S. when it bought Covidien for $4.9 billion and moved its tax domicile from the U.S. to Ireland.  The device giant intends to use this extra cash to repurchase stocks, repay debts... Read more

Executive Health Management

Medtronic Merges With Covidien, Moves Headquarters to Ireland

2015 28 Jan

The Irish High Court has sanctioned the merger of Medtronic with Covidien, a $48 billion deal which results in a new entity known as Medtronic plc. The merger relocates the new company’s legal headquarters to Ireland, where Covidien has been based. The move of Minnesota-based Medtronic to Ireland was not without controversy, with progressive politicians... Read more

Executive Health Management

Medtronic to Acquire Covidien, Move HQ to Ireland

2014 17 Jun

US-based Medtronic Inc, the world’s largest medical device maker, has announced its decision to buy its competitor Covidien Plc for a cash and stock deal worth $42.9 billion, expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2014 or early 2015. The management plans to move its executive base to Ireland in order to benefit from the lower corporate tax rate... Read more

ICU Management

ESA 2014: Covidien Symposia on Sedation and Patient Safety

2014 16 May

New vital signs in procedural sedation: luxury or necessity?Covidien Symposium at Euroanaesthesia 2014Sunday, 1 June, 12:15 – 13:45, Room A10 - Complimentary lunch bags will be provided.Chairman: Prof. Dr. JTA Knape, UMC Utrecht, The NetherlandsTopics & Speakers:Anesthesiologist or not: Jointly ensuring safe sedationProf. Dr. JTA Knape, UMC Utrecht,... Read more

IT Management

Covidien Awarded USFDA Clearance for Kangaroo Feeding Tube with IRIS Technology

2014 17 Apr

New feeding tube with integrated camera designed to deliver enhanced patient safetyCovidien plc has announced US Food and Drug Administration 510(k) Clearance for the Kangaroo™ feeding tube with IRIS Technology. This first-of-its-kind camera-equipped disposable feeding tube is designed to enhance patient safety by providing visualisation for a procedure... Read more

ICU Management

CE Mark Approval for Covidien’s Puritan Bennett™ 980 Ventilator

2014 06 Mar

Innovative acute care ventilator provides progressive breath technology for improved patient comfort and ease of use for cliniciansCovidien plc, a leading global provider of healthcare products and recognised innovator in patient monitoring and respiratory care devices, has announced its Puritan Bennett™ 980 ventilator has received European Economic... Read more

ICU Management

Covidien Launches New Capnography Monitoring Solution

2013 17 Oct

Capnostream® 20p bedside monitor offers enhanced features for increasing patient safety in hospitalsCovidien, a leading global provider of healthcare products and recognized innovator in patient monitoring and respiratory care devices, launched the Capnostream® 20p bedside monitor. The new capnography solution, with... Read more

ICU Management

Covidien Opens US$21 Million Research & Development and Training & Education Center in South Korea

2013 29 Aug

Covidien, a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced the opening of the Covidien Center of Innovation Korea (CCI Korea), its first research & development (R&D) and training & education center in Korea.With a total investment of US$21 million over a three year period, CCI Korea is a high-tech medical training center focused on... Read more

ICU Management

CLOTS 3 Study Delivers Lifesaving Results Using Covidien’s Blood Clot Prevention Technology

2013 20 Jun

An independent study conducted by the University of Edinburgh has successfully demonstrated the effectiveness of Covidien's Kendall SCD(TM) system with Vascular Refill Detection Technology on immobile stroke patients. (Photo: Business Wire) Study Shows Sequential Compression Sleeves Reduce DVT Events in Immobile Stroke PatientsCovidien, a leading... Read more

ICU Management

Covidien’s Technology Platform to Diagnose Early Lung Cancer Part of New Guidelines of ACCP

2013 04 Jun

Covidien, a leading global provider of healthcare products, announced on May 21, 2013 that its superDimension Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy (ENB™) system, the first technology of its kind, is included in the new American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) guidelines to aid in diagnosing and managing lung cancer. The evidence-based clinical... Read more

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