Medtronic Message Board


Surprise Furlough at Medtronic

9 hours ago

There was an announcement today about more mandatory time off for contractor making total to 19 days for USA. this is in addition to not being able to make up any of your own time off. With furlough and additional mandatory time offs, effectively MDT contractor pay is being reduced by 25% in 2019 comparing to 2018.

Homeland Security warns about Medtronic implantable defibrillators

13 hours ago

The threat may be low but it's never a great look when the Department of Homeland Security makes an announcement that a company you work for has devices that are vulnerable to hackers.

The Department of Homeland Security and Medtronic are advising people with the latter's implantable defibrillators to keep their monitors and programmers updated and in sight. A warning issued by the department says over 20 Medtronic products are afflicted with vulnerabilities that could be exploited by attackers …

Global Medical Device Security Symposium

13 hours ago

The guest speaker was right -

The Department of Homeland Security and Medtronic are advising people with the latter's implantable defibrillators to keep their monitors and programmers updated and in sight. A warning issued by the department says over 20 Medtronic products are afflicted with vulnerabilities that could be exploited by attackers nearby. Sixteen of the products are implantable defibrillators -- some still sold around the world today -- while the others are the defibrillators' bedside…

Stanford Medicine Presents Results of Apple Heart Study

1 day ago

Apple recently announced the results of the Apple Heart Study, which was led by physicians at Stanford Medicine. The study enrolled over 400,000 participants in an effort to evaluate Apple Watch's irregular rhythm notification.

CVG Falling Apart?

1 day ago

There were a set of layoffs in CVG in the last two weeks. I don't know if that's it or more are planned.

Nevro Senza vs. Medtronic

1 day ago

What a turn of events....Nevro's CEO was replaced, all their reps have left or are getting canned. If we don't capitalize on these turn of events there's a problem.

What is Mark Zuckerberg's number one hiring rule?

2 days ago

Building a culture at a startup, large organization or even a small sales team needs to be handled with care and thoughtfulness. Hiring one bad apple could impact how your company performs and gains traction in the market.

Can sales reps change divisions within Medtronic?

2 days ago

Can anyone shed light on moving to another division at Medtronic in a sales capacity? I love the company and would like to stay within Medtronic but my job as a rep is in one of the lower level divisions. I would like to move up to a better job and leaving the company to do it is my least preferred option. Any experience and thoughts would be helpful.

Medtronic lay-off

4 days ago

Sales or internal? Was this part of a larger layoff inside CVG?

Nevro Appoints New CEO After Rami Elghandour Steps Down

3 days ago

With their stock down over 94% in the last year, Nevro finally pulled the trigger and made a change at the top with Rami Elghandour stepping down and being replaced with D. Keith Grossman who will be appointed as Nevro's CEO and a member of the Board of Directors.

Is TAVR surgery safe and what company has the best product?

5 days ago

A new TAVR study proved as good or better than open heart surgery in younger, more active patients for whom the surgical option was deemed low risk. The trial results are being presented today. Despite the outcome the OP shared, now more TAVR cases could be considered in low-risk patients. Great for Medtronic and Edwards but bad for patients in the hands of surgeons with less than stellar hands.

Medtronic Robotic Program Still Committed to FY '20 Launch

6 days ago

FY 20 maybe but not in the US. I wish these analysts wouldn’t be afraid to push the Medtronic execs. The US is the only market that matters when building traction. I’m not trying to be elitist. Go to any physician society conference and all the docs from around the world are looking to see the new technology and what’s being used here.

GI Capital position - looking for information - good/bad/ugly

1 week ago

Any word on what’s going on with the reorganization? It so up in the air it could be layoffs, more hirings, and a bag of 9 products haha.

Medtronic Stock Nose Dive

2 weeks ago

It's actually a $6 billion buyback which is in addition to the $5 billion plan that was authorized in 2017. As the purchases do not happen all at the same time, there is still $1.3 billion left on the $5 billion plan from 2017. This would help explain some of the 28% increase MDT has seen over the last 2 years.

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