What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Each week, nearly 270 million customers and members visit Walmart's more than 11,700 stores under 65 banners in 28 countries and eCommerce websites. With fiscal year 2018 revenue of $500.3 billion, Walmart employs approximately 2.3 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. It’s all part of Walmart's unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.
Medical Alley is home to the world's #1 health technology innovation cluster that includes Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Smiths Medical, Abbott, 3M, Ecolab, Coloplast, Cantel Medical, Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Upsher-Smith Laboratories. Medical Alley is the home of Mayo Clinic, the #1 hospital in the world and the world's Destination Medical Center.
Medical Alley is home to UnitedHealth Group, the world's largest private health insurer, and home to Be the Match, the National Marrow Donor Program. Medical Alley is home to more than 1,000 healthcare companies, employing more than 500,000 Minnesotans and millions worldwide.
The Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit academic medical center based in Rochester, Minnesota, focused on integrated clinical practice, education, and research. It employs more than 4,500 physicians and scientists and 58,400 administrative and allied health staff. The practice specializes in treating difficult cases through tertiary care. It spends over $660 million a year on research and employs over 3,000 full-time research personnel.
Minnesota Public Radio® (MPR) is one of the nation’s premier public radio stations producing programming for radio, digital and live audiences and operates a 46-station radio network serving nearly all of Minnesota and parts of surrounding states. Reaching 1 million listeners each week, MPR and its three regional services—MPR News, Classical MPR and The Current—produce programming for radio, digital and live audiences. A complete list of stations, programs and additional services can be found at mpr.org.
The University of St. Thomas has been a leader in facilitating conversations about health care policy for more than 30 years. As the home of the Health Care MBA, St. Thomas is intimately involved in not only educating health care leaders but in informing, shaping and sharing health care policy that influences their state, region and nation.
Tunheim believes well-understood organizations have the best opportunity for success. Tunheim leverages communications to help clients navigate the complex situations. They take on their clients’ challenges as their own and customize communications efforts to deliver results.
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