Medtronic Message Board


5 months ago

I'm not sure if it was a rumor or just Bernstein trying to stir the pot so they can get more research business. 5 years later and nothing close has come of it. Plus I'm sure Stryker would do everything they could to prevent Medtronic from acquiring the company. What has Medtronic done in ortho to make Stryker think they wouldn't ruin the business overnight?

New CIO Sean Lennon

5 months ago

Does he have anything to do with pacemaker security and their risk of being hacked into? If so, he can start there.

Global Medical Device Security Symposium

6 months 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…

Nevro Senza vs. Medtronic

6 months 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.

Medtronic lay-off

6 months ago

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

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

6 months 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.

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

6 months 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

6 months 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.