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Medtronic Signs the “Open Data Pledge” to Share Data to Improve Patient Safety

2016 03 Nov

Medtronic Commits $5 Million to the Patient Safety Movement FoundationThe Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) has announced that Medtronic, a leading global healthcare solutions company, has joined a growing list of healthcare technology companies that have signed the Patient Safety Movement’s public pledge to share their data to promote patient... Read more

ICU Management

Medtronic Adds Life-Extending Dialysis Portfolio to Recently Formed Renal Care Solutions Business

2016 02 Feb

Furthering its commitment to improve outcomes, expand therapy access, and optimize costs and efficiencies in end stage renal disease (ESRD), Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) has announced it acquired privately-held Bellco, a pioneer in hemodialysis treatment solutions.  Bellco's portfolio bolsters Medtronic's legacy renal access business and will be a foundational... Read more

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

ICU Management

Medtronic Acquires Aircraft Medical to Aid in the Preventable Issue of Respiratory Compromise

2015 20 Nov

Aircraft's Offering Allows Clinicians a Single, Hybrid Device for All IntubationsIn support of the company's therapy innovation strategy, Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) announced it has acquired Aircraft Medical, a privately-held medical device company based in Edinburgh, Scotland, that develops affordable, handheld high-quality video laryngoscopes used by... 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 and NGC to Partner Up

2014 01 Sep

Medtronic Inc. announced this week that it has acquired NGC Medical S.p.A. (NGC), a privately-held Italian company. The company was acquired for $350 million. Medtronic already owned 30% of NGC before this acquisition. With this new partnership, NGC will serve as the Managed Services arm for Medtronic's Hospital Solutions business.Medtronic is committed... Read more


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