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Medtronic Turning Point Facilitates Integrated Care for High-Risk Diabetes Patients

Medtronic Turning Point Facilitates Integrated Care for High-Risk Diabetes Patients

This article is based on an interview with Dr. Edward Dick, MD, Medical Director at Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc on the Medtronic Turning Point program. As Medical Director of Methodist Healthcare Ministries, Dr. Edward Dick, MD, sees the impact type 2 diabetes has on patients in his Southern Texas community. The
Medtronic Holiday Program Honors Customer on MiniMed 670G System

Medtronic Holiday Program Honors Customer on MiniMed 670G System

In December, we held our annual Holiday Program in Minneapolis. Our CEO, Omar Ishrak, says it’s the most important event of the year. It’s a long standing tradition Earl Bakken started many years ago as a way to showcase our Mission. Every year, Medtronic invites patients and physicians who represent many of our business
Preparing for MiniMed 670G System Launch

Preparing for MiniMed 670G System Launch

In September, we announced an incredibly exciting milestone that sent waves through the healthcare industry. The excitement and anticipation that we’ve seen in response to the FDA approval of the MiniMed 670G system is gratifying, both on a personal and professional level. We have the unique opportunity and privilege of introducing the first ever
Growing the Diabeter Model

Growing the Diabeter Model

Part 3 of a three-part series about Medtronic and Diabeter. In part 1, we discussed our acquisition of Diabeter as part of our overall value-based healthcare strategy. In part 2, we highlighted the components of a value-based healthcare system and how Diabeter exemplifies them. In part 3, we discuss what’s next for Medtronic and
Diabeter

Moving to a High-Value Healthcare Delivery System

Part 2 of a three-part series about Medtronic and Diabeter. In part 1, we discussed our acquisition of Diabeter as part of our overall value-based health care strategy. In part 2, we highlight the components of a value-based healthcare system and how Diabeter exemplifies them. In a value-based healthcare system, the overarching goal for
Diabeter

Transforming Diabetes Care into Value-Based Care Delivery

Part 1 of a three-part series about Medtronic and Diabeter, which Medtronic acquired in April 2015 as part of our vision to transform diabetes care so patients have greater freedom and better health. Diabetes represents one of the biggest challenges to the healthcare system given its exponential growth, the cost to manage the disease
Fitbit and Medtronic Partnership

Developing A New Tool with Fitbit for Simplified Type 2 Diabetes Management

Today we announced a partnership with Fitbit to integrate health and activity data into new CGM solutions for simplified type 2 diabetes management. This partnership brings together our sophisticated medical technology with the convenience of automatic activity tracking from Fitbit. Together we can provide meaningful insights into how exercise impacts glucose levels for more
Medtronic Turning Point

Medtronic Turning Point Program: Helping Healthcare Systems Manage At-Risk Diabetes Patients

The estimated medical costs of managing people diagnosed with diabetes in the United States is $176 billion and community hospitals carry more than 40% of that financial burden.[1] People with diabetes – particularly those with lower socioeconomic status or limited access to primary care – frequently seek care in hospital emergency departments (ED).[2],[3] When
Falling in Love with the MiniMed 630G System

Falling in Love with the MiniMed 630G System

In August, we launched the MiniMed 630G system in the U.S. Some of the first customers on the new system were employees, and among them is Naomi Ruperto, social community manager in Northridge, who has worked at Medtronic for more than seven years. This week, she shares her very positive experience with the new
Frank Buckley Interviews: MiniMed 670G System

Frank Buckley Interviews: MiniMed 670G System

KTLA 5 morning news, Frank Buckley, knows firsthand what it means to care for someone with type 1 diabetes. As Frank’s son’s endocrinologist, we discuss the challenges of diabetes, the innovation leading to the MiniMed 670G system approval, and what’s next. MiniMed® 670G System The Medtronic MiniMed 670G system requires a prescription and is