partnership Archive

Canary Health’s Online Self-Management Program Reduces Healthcare Costs & Improves Outcomes

We continue to be excited about our collaboration with Canary Health, a leading digital therapeutics company that offers proven digital health self-management programs for people with chronic diseases. With the Canary Health’s well-established programs, we are able to offer healthcare organizations broader, deeper, and more holistic diabetes management solutions that improve clinical outcomes, while

Expanding Diabetes Care Services with Canary Health

A Growing Epidemic More than 29 million people in the United States (US) live with diabetes, and an additional 86 million people are at risk for developing the disease.[i] Each year, pre-diabetes and diabetes costs $322 billion in the US.[i] It is clear we need an innovative and comprehensive approach to diabetes prevention and

Addressing the Highs and Lows of Diabetes with IBM Watson

As you know, we are collaborating with IBM Watson to develop solutions that will help people with diabetes better manage the disease. Recently, IBM Watson began running a television advertisement citing Medtronic as an example of the work they’re doing in healthcare. This is a testament to the strength of our partnership and rapid

First Mobile Health Initiative Expands Access to Diabetes Therapy in China

With the largest global diabetes population of 114 million people, China is facing rising healthcare costs associated with poor glucose control. Although one in ten people in China have diabetes, the country lacks the education and resources to improve diabetes management among such a large population. With the evolution of China’s healthcare industry, Chinese

Patient Care Enabled by Information Technology

For more than 30 years, Medtronic Diabetes has been known as an insulin pump and sensor company. While we have made great progress in improving outcomes and care for people with diabetes, we believe we can make a greater impact. This means changing our strategy. We are exploring new models of care, including integrated

New Collaboration for the Next Generation of Professional CGM

I am very excited to share with you that we are collaborating with Qualcomm Life to develop future-generation continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems for people with type 2 diabetes. This collaboration – with an expert in developing reference designs for wireless, single-use and small integrated modules – enables us to create more affordable, easier-to-use

Why China?

In January 2016, we signed a long-term partnership with the Chengdu municipal government to provide better diabetes management for the growing – and underserved – diabetes population in China. So, why China? According to the International Diabetes Federation, there are 415 million people in the world living with diabetes.[i] That’s a staggering number. Twenty-five

A Deeper Level of Care

A couple months ago, I had a very interesting evening at a dinner in London with the Medtronic Board of Directors, members of the Executive Committee, senior leaders, and physicians from some of the most prestigious hospitals in the United Kingdom (UK), as well as members of the National Health Service. The dinner was