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

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

Medtronic starts selling device to clear leg arteries

Company's balloon catheter is being launched internationally.

Updated: October 05, 2012, - 07:02 PM

Baudette drug firm to merge with Illinois company

The $94M transaction gives ANI access to BioSante's cash, licensing deals.

Updated: October 04, 2012, - 08:14 PM

Healthsense has eye on growth

Mendota Heights company uses technology and, now, analytics to help caregivers keep tabs on seniors.

Updated: September 29, 2012, - 04:30 PM

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