Medtronic's Big Push to Improve Access to Care for Non-Communicable Diseases

Medtronic's big initiative, HealthRise, will operate at the busy intersection where Disease rubs shoulders with Public Health to recruit and train frontline health workers in underserved communities.
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Can Philanthropy Beat Heart Attacks?

Time was, heart attacks were near-unstoppable killers. Too often, they still are, but two determined funders are working to change that, pioneering new and better cardiac care solutions throughout the Midwest..

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Inside Medtronic Philanthropy’s HeartRescue Project

Medtronic’s HeartRescue Project has a pretty specific objective—dedicated to raising awareness and improving outcomes for sufferers of Sudden Cardiac Arrest in and around Minneapolis/St. Paul —but it’s big by Medtronic standards, netting $2.8 million of the foundation’s giving in 2013. And it seems to be built for possible future expansion.
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