The Florida Times-Union
Health Notes: Medtronic opens new surgical training center in Jacksonville
Medtronic Surgical Technologies, the world's largest medical device company, has opened the Dr. Glen Nelson Surgeon Education and Training Center, located at the division's Jacksonville headquarters.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Product Defect News
FDA Issues Warning on Medtronic Devices
Federal health officials have issued a defective product recall for about 15,000 Medtronic guide wires used in heart procedures.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Leerink Swann Increases Medtronic Price Target to $60.00
The firm currently has a "market perform" rating on the stock. Leerink Swann's target price points to a potential upside of 3.56% from the stock's previous close.
Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.
The Government Wants to Give Startups Money. Here's How You Can Get Some
Unless you are living on a different planet, you are well aware that there has been a large-scale flight of "The healthcare VC asset class is like the red-headed step child to the pension funds, funds of funds," and other institutional investors from whom venture capitalists raise money, said Conrad Wang, Senior Director of Corporate Development at ... (more)
Medical News Today
MINERVA trial shows Medtronic pacemakers reduce the progression of permanent AF by 61 percent
New research shows that Medtronic, Inc. pacemakers with enhanced pacing features have the ability to slow the progression of atrial fibrillation in patients with bradycardia, or a slow heartbeat.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Medtronic Spine sees revenue drop
While total revenue increased for Medtronic Inc. this quarter, the company's Memphis-based spinal division saw a 3 percent drop.
UPDATE 1-Medtronic second-quarter earnings rise; top estimates
Medtronic Inc on Tuesday reported higher quarterly earnings that were slightly above analysts' expectations on stronger sales of its implantable devices to treat abnormal heart rhythms.
Medtronic (MDT) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS
Medtronic issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The company reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.90 by $0.01, Analyst Ratings Network reports.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Health Highlights: Nov. 18, 2013
About 15,000 Medtronic devices used in heart procedures are being recalled by the company because they have defects that could result in serious injury or death, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced.
FDA Issues Stern Warning On Medtronic Devices
Federal health officials say that defects in some Medtronic devices used in heart procedures are severe enough that they could cause serious injury or death.
Medtronic (MDT) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
Medtronic is scheduled to release its Q214 earnings data before the market opens on Tuesday, November 19th.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Officials: Heart-surgery devices defective
The Associated Press Federal health officials say that defects in some Medtronic devices used in heart procedures are severe enough that they could cause serious injury or death.
FDA issues stern warning on Medtronic devices
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says the Obama administration needs more time, without new sanctions, to pursue a deal with Iran on nuclear weapons.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
US Food and Drug Administration
FDA Classifies Medtronic's Worldwide Voluntary Field Action on Guidewires as Class I Recall
MINNEAPOLIS Nov. 15, 2013 Medtronic, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has classified the company's recently initiated voluntary field action related to certain guidewires as a Class I recall.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Medical Device Makers Look East
Like a lot of people in the medical-device business, Larry Jasinski built his career in Massachusetts.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Medical News Today
FDA approves medtronic-proprietary software for use with...
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Thu Nov 07, 2013
Medtronic Reports FDA Approval for Proprietary Software for Use with...
Medtronic, Inc. today announced FDA approval of its Lead Integrity Alert software for use with non-Medtronic leads.