Dmitry Zlatarev. The us manufacturer of medical equipment Medtronic intends to expand the business in Russia, despite the penalties from the U.S., said Last news Executive Vice-President for Europe, Middle East and Africa Rob Ten Hoedt.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. The EU, USA and Canada first imposed against the Russian Federation 1st batch of sentences, then it was expanded. In response, Russia imposed retaliatory measures that have spread to the products of the agricultural sector from the USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway.
"We know and understand the needs of citizens of Russia in the field of health. Medtronic does not support the political views of any Country. Our goal is to put a lot of effort to ensure that millions of patients around the world have been able to improve their health through innovative medical technologies, " he said.
Ten Hoedt said that the group participates in the Federal program for high-tech medical assistance to Russian patients, and is an international partner of the Stent for Life project, which aims to improve the provision of timely specialized cardiac care to patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in the world." According to him, in Russia this program is in Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk and Samara.
"in Russia We develop a new model of working with medical institutions, which is focused on increasing the productivity of the activity of hospitals and improve patient outcomes. This direction, called Integrated Health Solutions (IHS), the first time was announced in the Russian Federation in the past year. IHS focuses on providing services related to the management and modernization of the Cath lab, providing the performance of a major hospital - Department of cardiology, " he said.
According to Ten of Juda, " Russia is one of the most important markets for the Corporation that sees its task here is to become a strategic partner of the Russian system of health care ".
Corporation Medtronic - one of the world leaders in the field of medical technology. She specializes in devices for patients with heart rhythm disorders, insulin pumps and other devices. Medtronic has been present on the Russian market there is More than twenty years, and a representative office in Russia was opened in 2003.