Frank Chan, Medtronic's president of the acute care and monitoring division

Why a Medtron­ic ex­ec thinks a con­ver­gence of med tech and con­sumer tech is com­ing

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Medtron­ic is get­ting ready for a world where the health­care prod­ucts it’s known for in­ter­sect with con­sumer tech­nolo­gies that are push­ing fur­ther in­to the med­ical space.

Al­ready, more care is shift­ing from hos­pi­tals in­to the home, dri­ven in part by the pan­dem­ic, which cre­at­ed a push to dis­charge pa­tients ear­li­er and led to more mon­i­tor­ing at home. Frank Chan, the pres­i­dent of the acute care and mon­i­tor­ing di­vi­sion at Medtron­ic, told End­points News he doesn’t ex­pect that to change.

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