Medtronic Message Board

Medtronic R&D Message Board

3 days ago

Riding the wave of the Titan acquisition, spine is nothing but controlled chaos. Management that has no clue is going through the motions while what is left of the people with knowledge lead and try to remain innovative. The light that remains is R&D’s RB, who is smarter than the average bear. He can possibly take what is left of the experienced staff and manage through what remains in Memphis. Most of the faction that put us in this quagmire is riffed and run off! The small fragment of the ol…

Medtronic Neuromodulation

4 days ago

Medtronic acquired a company named Stimgenics last week and I've never heard of them. Is this a good acquisition?

“Stimgenics’ research is deeply rooted in clinical science that began with animal work more than a decade ago. Our preclinical data demonstrated that the modulation of both neurons and glial cells may return glial cells to their normal state and modify how they interact with neurons, which could normalize biological processes and break the pain cascade,” said Ricardo Vallejo, co…

Selling against Nevro

4 days ago

The funny thing is, this time last year, Nevro was starting to look like a joke with all their management issues. Now their stock continues to hit all-time highs and business is doing great. The rep turnover is still high in certain areas but that's also the nature of this business.

Medtronic Careers

2 weeks ago

It happens more frequently than you might imagine, but typically within divisions versus across. For instance, you can sometimes see reps or managers transition within MITG or RTG, but very rarely will one jump from one division to another.

Flowonix vs Medtronic

1 month ago

I am sorry to hear about your troubles. Battery life is so important in preventing infections. In one of the latest studies from Boston Scientific, it stated you are 3 times more like to get an infection on a revision verses on the origional surgery. 10 years is much better than the average 5.

Amarin gets boost from AstraZeneca and Acasti's study failures

6 days ago

After fake news attacks, and constant attacks by short sellers, Amarin investors finally woke up to some great news on Monday morning as AstraZeneca​ and Acasti Pharma​​ both announced surprisingly disappointing study results for their fish oil products

Medtronic Acquires Titan Spine

1 month ago

Has Medtronic been able to do anything with Titan since the acquisition? I know Spine has been a very tough and disappointing business for Medtronic in the last several years. Layoffs, restructuring, etc, but they've made the Mazor acquisition and now Titan. Curious if that business has started to turn around for them?

Medical Marijuana

1 month ago

Same drug testing across the board. If it comes out positive, they pass regardless of state law.

Medtronic Jobs

1 month ago

Combination of internal/external recruiters. Job website shows positions approx 1 week after the internal search is complete.

hugo robotic surgery system

1 month ago

It looks like there are some high-flyer inventors in the field of medical devices. The industry needs people like you who are able to publish and develop the most cutting-edge technologies. Just sell your ideas as freelancer or revolutionize the world! Feel free!