Medtronic of Canada Ltd.

Medtronic of Canada Ltd.

April 05, 2012 09:00 ET

Medtronic of Canada President Neil Fraser Highlights the Importance of Disruptive Innovation to Transform Healthcare at Halifax Chamber of Commerce April 11, 2012

BRAMPTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 5, 2012) -

ATTN: Business, Nova Scotia, Community Editors

Global medical technology leader Medtronic announced today health system expert and Medtronic of Canada President Neil Fraser will be a panelist as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series at the Halifax Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, April 11th, 2012, in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Health system expert, Neil Fraser, will join an esteemed healthcare panel to discuss how disruptive innovation in healthcare will play a key role in transforming the Nova Scotia and Canadian health care systems. Also on the panel are Dr. Anne Snowdon, Chair of the Ivey Centre for Health Innovation and Dr. Ivar Mendez, Chairman of the Brain Repair Centre. Ron Kronstein, Senior Anchor for Global Maritimes, will moderate the panel discussion, which takes place at 11:30 a.m. AST at the Westin Nova Scotian, Halifax.

About Medtronic of Canada Ltd.

Medtronic of Canada is a trusted Canadian leader delivering innovative health system solutions and advanced medical technologies to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life in the areas of cardiovascular medicine, diabetes, spinal and neurosurgery, and ear, nose, throat surgery.

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