Medtronic Message Board


Anthem

5 years ago

I have worked at startup device companies and they consistently were the last payor to cover the procedure and devices. When we met with them, it was almost like their mind was made up before our presentation. Who loses here? Their crappy margins or the patient? Patient first my ***.

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What's Next for TransEnterix after Senhance's FDA Clearance

1 year ago

In typical FDA fashion, TransEnterix received their FDA clearance letter late Friday afternoon for their Senhance surgical robot which was very welcomed by investors as the stock jumped 63% in after-hours trading. Senhance is the first new entrant into

Clinical Specialist Position

5 years ago

Stepping stone to what? If you want to advance and do 'more' this isn't the role for you.

Intersect

5 years ago

Easy to make absolute statements on an anonymous message board. Keyboard genius.

Best meeting ever

5 years ago

I threw up in my mouth walking in. I hate this

Wal-Mart

5 years ago

I love that we are becoming the Wal-Mart of medical device. The government now has a one-stop shop full of roll-back prices.

This is getting taped to my scrubs tomorrow so everyone knows our new pricing structure.

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Obama

5 years ago

Adapt? I'm confused. What are sales reps supposed to do to overcome hospitals tightening their belts? It's a reality regardless of Obama. They are just using as an excuse. Maybe we should hold a rally??

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Consolidation

5 years ago

That's a great matrix. Pretty interesting to think about MDT picking up Stryker.

Stryker Sues Biomet for Stealing Reps and Corporate Secrets

2 years ago

Stryker (Howmedica Osteonics Corp) takes their non-compete agreements seriously, and on Wednesday, they sued three Biomet affiliates in Texas, claiming they poached Stryker employees involved in the Foot and Ankle business.

New England Opportunity

5 years ago

Sounds about right. Management is pretty terrible though. Not much help from them.

Medtronic acquision of Covidien to save $3.5B to $4.2B in taxes

5 years ago

I'm glad they're focusing on these deals. Next time maybe HR can be straight with us about layoffs. "No one will be affected..." How about the people at corporate. HR is supposed to be honest but they are lying pigs here at MDT.

Bill George

5 years ago

I'm glad he is using his wealth to his advantage while we are stuck paying capital gains on the deal. It would sure be nice to have the wealth to get away from paying.

Boost sales with a simple 7 step pre-call plan

2 years ago

Pre-call plans are one of the most effective tools a sales rep can use in preparing for a sales call. However, in our experience, sales reps bypass using them unless they happen to be on a field ride with their manager.

Kyphon

5 years ago

Yes old timer, around and a market leader.

Medtronic & COVIDIEN mega merger

4 years ago

Omar is damn smart and he is doing a great job here. Here is a piece about the patient monitoring business, post deal completion. This example can be extrapolated to any other speciality business showing how we can take over the market just by being the biggest. All new growth.

Medtronic CEO targets 40% share of patient monitoring market after Covidien deal's close

Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak tells employees that its pending combination with Covidien lays the table for taking a 40% share of the patient monitoring market.

4 Tips for Managing a New Medical Sales Territory

2 years ago

A number of sales reps think sales success happens because you can schmooze and are a likable person. There is no doubt those factors can lead to one-off successes, but long-term success in sales in due to strategy and planning.

Medtronic Neuromodulation Competition

4 years ago

This was once a great division of a still great company. The current "leadership" has brought it down to a very low level.

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