Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Commends Congress and the Institute of Medicine on Study on Advancing Pain Research, Care and Education  
6/29/2011 12:02:50 PM

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) today commended the U.S. Congress and the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences on the release of Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Treatment and Research, a comprehensive study exploring the issue of pain management in the U.S. The company expressed hope that the study’s findings will lead to much-needed advancements in pain care research, treatment, access and education for the millions of Americans who suffer needlessly with chronic pain.