Kendall Healthcare is now a part of Covidien. They are passionate about making doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other medical professionals as effective as they can be. From Autosuture to Valleylab, from Kendall to Mallinckrodt, their industry-leading brands are known worldwide for uncompromising quality.
Through ongoing collaboration with medical professionals and organizations, they identify clinical needs and translate them into proven products and procedures. Over the years, they have pioneered a number of medical advances including contrast media, pulse oximetry, electrosurgery, surgical stapling and laparoscopic instrumentation.
Offering an extensive product line that spans medical devices, pharmaceuticals and medical supplies, they serve healthcare needs in hospitals, long-term care and alternate care facilities, doctors’ offices and in the home.
International in every respect Covidien is part of the local fabric of the communities where they operate. Deriving more than 40% of their sales from outside the United States, Covidien's success wouldn’t be possible without the dedication of their 42,000 employees, who live in more than 60 countries. Nearly two-thirds of their colleagues work in 58 manufacturing facilities located in 16 countries. In addition, more than 5,000 sales representatives in more than 60 countries meet their customers’ needs every day.
Strategic Initiatives, Core strengths At Covidien, they believe that supporting the lifesaving work of medical professionals and emphasizing growth are not mutually exclusive. In fact, their financial stability enables them to hold to their vision of being an essential resource to the healthcare profession and therefore to doing their part to improve patient outcomes.