Business Overview

Through our key businesses, we partner with medical professionals to develop life-changing technologies that improve the way chronic diseases are treated. To learn more, select any business from the list on the left.

While much of our work happens at the business level, we have several cross-business groups to help us leverage best practices, knowledge, and technologies across the company. They include:

Medtronic International leads our operations, sales, and distribution outside the United States.

Quality and Operations relentlessly drives continuous process improvement throughout the company to support a key tenet of our Mission: to strive without reserve for the greatest possible reliability and quality in our products. This group also provides cost-effective shared business services, such as IT, human resources, and finance.

Strategy and Innovation coordinates research and development capabilities across the entire company, especially as we combine multiple technologies to improve our therapies. This group also evaluates growth opportunities to strategically allocate our investment dollars.

Healthcare Policy and Regulatory provides a strategic approach to policy issues that affect the entire medical technology industry. As a global leader, we work with government agencies and peer groups worldwide on issues such as regulatory approvals, reimbursement, and cost-benefit analysis.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2010

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