Conformis, Medtronic Provide Status Updates on COVID-19 Impact

By Julie A. Vetalice

Conformis, Medtronic Provide Status Updates on COVID-19 Impact

Conformis accelerated its plan to return furloughed employees to work, with most coming back by the end of April.

Medtronic's quarterly results will reflect an additional month of negative impact vs. other companies. With the exception of trauma-related spine cases, the bulk of Medtronic's orthopedic business is considered to be more elective. Further, hospitals are deferring capital purchases that will impact the Mazor robotics platform - a significant contributor to quarterly spine sales.

See these and other statements from companies responding to the global pandemic.