St. Cloud State programs foster med-tech careers
But, when she thought about what else she might want to do with her career, medical technology kept grabbing her interest.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
New surgery in Santa Rosa for heart patients
It took only moments for Dr. Peter Chang-Sing to insert the world's smallest wireless heart monitor just under the skin and to the left of 83-year-old Eric Leber's sternum.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Device firms adjust to increased payment disclosure
Mark DuVal's law firm has been busy teaching medical device and drug makers how to obey the Physician Payments Sunshine Act.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Florida Times-Union
Medtronic training facility on Jacksonville's Southside brings worldwide attention
On the Capital Systems side of the Medtronic production floor, a light system guides the workers through the production steps.
Device firms adjust to increased payment disclosure
It is no easy task, says DuVal, a Minneapolis attorney who used to work for Medtronic Inc. and 3M Co.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Orgasm Machine Now Ready to Solve All World's Problems
In the latest case of life-imitates-porn-clich, a surgeon claims he's invented a machine that allows women to give themselves instant, remote-controlled orgasms .
Financial Results Releases, Clinical Study Updates, Stock Summaries,...
Financial Results Releases, Clinical Study Updates, Stock Summaries, and Strategic Agreements - Analyst Notes on Insmed, Medtronic, CR Bard, LabCorp, and Acceleron Pharma Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Insmed Incorporated , Medtronic, Inc. , CR Bard Inc. , Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings , and Acceleron Pharma, ... (more)
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Heating Safety from MRI Radiofrequency Energy Demonstrated in Variety ...
March 6, 2014, Phoenix, AZ -- Scientific investigators demonstrated the conditional heating safety of a new spinal cord stimulation lead designed to be compatible with magnetic resonance imaging across a range of clinical scenarios.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Twin Cities leaders win Bush Foundation grants
Twenty-four people, including 17 from the Twin Cities area, were awarded Bush Foundation fellowships for leaders in their fields "committed to making an impact" in their communities.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Aetna and Medtronic Collaborate to Help Members Take Better Control of Type 2 Diabetes
Program aims to improve patients' quality of life and enhance support for doctors to help create more value in the health care system -- )--Beginning this month, Aetna and Medtronic, Inc. will work with doctors in a new program to reach up to 300 fully insured members with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes who may improve their health using insulin pump ... (more)
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Mercy Health Muskegon begins offering new 'revolutionary' cardiac monitoring implant
Mercy Health Muskegon announced on Monday, Feb. 24 that it is one of the first hospitals in the state and in the nation to use the Medtronic Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor System.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Miniature cardiac device for long-term remote monitoring
Scripps Green Hospital has become the first hospital in the United States to implant the world's smallest implantable cardiac monitoring device.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
New London man recognized for being CardioSmart
Who will be the next Medtronic? What will be Minnesota's next breakthrough industry? James Walsh will provide the latest information and commentary on the people, companies and trends driving innovation in Minnesota.
SLU Hospital among first to offer new heart device
Saint Louis University Hospital physicians will be among the first in the nation to implant a new wireless heart monitoring device that detects irregular heart rhythms.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
PepsiCo Director Will Lead Health Institute That Touted Soda Tax
The newly appointed president of the Institute of Medicine, which advises government leaders and policymakers on health issues, plans to resign from several corporate boards in advance of taking his new job-including one that might have created a sticky situation.
Medtronic Announces Public Offering of Senior Notes
The closing of the offering is expected to occur on intends to use the net proceeds for working capital and general corporate purposes, which may include repayment of its indebtedness.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Zacks Reiterates Neutral Rating for Medtronic
's stock had its "neutral" rating reaffirmed by Zacks in a research note issued on Thursday, Analyst RN reports.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
The Business Journal
Medtronic's Santa Rosa group third-quarter sales rise
Medtronic, Inc. on Tuesday reported global fiscal third-quarter sales for its Santa Rosa-based Cardiac and Vascular group of $2.119 billion, up 1 percent from a year before.
The Washington Post
Medtronic Profit Down After Charge for Blood Pressure Device
Medtronic Inc., the world's biggest maker of heart-rhythm devices, said fiscal third-quarter profit fell 23 percent after it took a charge for the 2010 acquisition of Ardian Inc. and its failed high blood pressure treatment.
Medtronic (MDT) Posts Quarterly Earnings, Hits Estimates
Medtronic announced its earnings results on Tuesday. The company reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.91, American Banking News reports.