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

Maker of Flexitouch expanding

Tactile Systems, which makes a device to manage lymphedema, will address other conditions and launch international sales.

Updated: October 27, 2012, - 04:59 PM

Medtronic's pull influenced Infuse articles, report finds

Med-tech firm disputes U.S. Senate panel's findings.

Updated: October 25, 2012, - 10:48 PM

Medtronic touts results of heart valve procedure

Study shows low mortality at one year for people who have valves replaced via catheter.

Updated: October 22, 2012, - 08:28 PM

St. Jude device takes on migraines

St. Jude Medical's pacemaker-like device gives some relief to those with chronic pain. It's approved in Europe, but not yet in the United States.

Updated: October 20, 2012, - 09:39 PM

Boston Scientific still awaiting turnaround in device marketplace

Company is hoping a new defibrillator will give it needed boost.

Updated: October 18, 2012, - 09:46 PM

St. Jude foresees FDA warning letter

The letter would involve the plant that made St. Jude's recalled Riata leads. The company also said third-quarter earnings declined.

Updated: October 17, 2012, - 09:15 PM

Covidien tools shown effective against PAD

The devices that trim plaque from arteries had been developed at Plymouth med-tech firm EV3, now part of Covidien.

Updated: October 11, 2012, - 08:08 PM

Elk Run biotech campus may get first business

Unnamed firm said to be interested in building at Pine Island's Elk Run.

Updated: October 10, 2012, - 09:25 PM

Boston Sci purchase will guide doctors in fibrillation remedy

Rhythmia Medical makes the mapping technology that Boston Scientific lacked.

Updated: October 09, 2012, - 08:51 PM

Abbott selling scans in fight vs. heart disease

Critics worry the ad-driven practice could needlessly scare the "worried well."

Updated: October 07, 2012, - 07:47 AM

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