James Walsh

Reporter | Medical Technology
Phone: 612-673-7428
James Walsh covers medical technology companies such as Medtronic and St. Jude and innovations.

Recent content from James Walsh

Device makers partnering with FDA

New consortium aims to create tools to better gauge the safety of new products.

Updated: December 03, 2012, - 08:13 PM

New blood pressure treatment tries fooling brain

CVRx has a new method for treating dangerously high blood pressure that uses a cerebral slight of hand.

Updated: November 30, 2012, - 11:18 PM

Correcting heart rhythm opened the door to a healthy new life

Marcus McCleery's heart wouldn't let him get healthy. An ablation procedure -- searing away tissue on the heart that interferes with its normal rhythms -- at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis opened the door. He did the rest.

Updated: November 28, 2012, - 10:01 AM

Lifesaver doesn't touch the heart

A Farmington man became the first in the state to receive Boston Scientific's new S-ICD.

Updated: November 27, 2012, - 09:28 PM

Firms in a race to treat high blood pressure

Twin Cities developers in hot pursuit of a promising procedure.

Updated: November 23, 2012, - 09:17 PM

Litigation takes a bite out of profit at Medtronic

The company estimated legal costs of $245 million, depressing earnings by 26 percent.

Updated: November 20, 2012, - 09:38 PM

MOA to expand restrictions on teens during holiday shopping season

Unaccompanied teens won't be allowed on Thanksgiving, Black Friday.

Updated: November 17, 2012, - 10:19 PM

St. Jude Medical's job cuts may pay off

The key is making sure the cuts don't infringe on research and development, experts say.

Updated: November 02, 2012, - 08:30 PM

St. Jude Medical cutting 500 jobs in another round of layoffs

Med-tech company laid off 300 people in August.

Updated: November 02, 2012, - 12:03 AM

Boston Sci's new CEO has products in pipeline

As Mike Mahoney assumes the reins as CEO of Boston Scientific Corp., he does so with lots of innovation on tap for many years ahead.

Updated: November 01, 2012, - 08:57 PM

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