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

'No one knows why this has happened'

One Minnesota leader said a political climate that encourages suspicion could lead to such violence.

Updated: August 05, 2012, - 09:35 PM

Medtronic mentors in India reach back to Minnesota

A growing e-mail mentorship program connected Medtronic workers from half a world away to Buffalo High School.

Updated: August 03, 2012, - 10:12 PM

Boston Scientific reports quarterly loss

Inplantable cardiac devices and heart stents drove a sales decline.

Updated: July 26, 2012, - 08:13 PM

Keeping fit, staying well and changing lives

Two brothers went into business to help people with hemophilia, with physical therapy at the core of their work.

Updated: July 20, 2012, - 09:44 PM

St. Jude stock price slips as caution is perceived in second-quarter report

St. Jude reported gains in earnings per share, but declines in cardiac rhythm sales may have dampened analysts' enthusiasm.

Updated: July 18, 2012, - 09:24 PM

Will heart-lead woes hit St. Jude's bottom line?

The medical device company's own study shows a problem with wires working free of outer insulation, especially in larger leads.

Updated: July 16, 2012, - 08:44 PM

Coagulife bought by Cincinnati firm

Coagulife Pharmacy of Savage, founded in 2004 to address the treatment of hemophilia, has been acquired by competitor BioRx of Cincinnati. Terms were not disclosed.

Updated: July 09, 2012, - 08:21 PM

Defibrillator lead scare has St. Jude walking on eggshells

A one-day stock price drop in early June showed how skittish the market is around defibrillator leads, one analyst says.

Updated: July 05, 2012, - 09:25 PM

FDA seeks unique device ID code

The proposed identifiers would make high-risk medical devices easier to track and recall, the agency says, improving patient safety.

Updated: July 03, 2012, - 08:45 PM

New device eases a tricky task in defibrillator surgery

Extracting the wires that connect a defibrillator to the heart can be risky. GlideLight makes it easier, and safer.

Updated: July 01, 2012, - 01:11 PM

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