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

FDA told to act on wireless hacks

A new study from the GAO calls for federal regulators to do more to protect wireless medical devices from security threats.

Updated: September 27, 2012, - 10:39 PM

Medtronic takes hunt for new technology to ends of the Earth

Dr. Stephen Oesterle travels the globe to keep his fingers on the pulse of emerging medical technology.

Updated: September 23, 2012, - 07:27 AM

Boston Scientific buys BridgePoint

The medical giant's interest in acquiring the tiny Plymouth firm was piqued by its unique technology for clearing arteries without surgery.

Updated: September 19, 2012, - 09:15 PM

Obituary: Marvin Borman spent decades helping community

A community-centered and civic-minded organization seeking a spirted, committed, roll-up-your sleeves guy could not have chosen a better volunteer and advocate than Marvin Borman, friends and family say.

Updated: September 19, 2012, - 08:59 PM

Medtronic seeks drug company partner

It hopes to team up to develop a way to deliver Alzheimer's drugs directly into the brain.

Updated: September 17, 2012, - 11:14 PM

IT, health care come together

Preventice is out front in a coming health care trend harnessing mobile technology to better monitor vital signs.

Updated: September 15, 2012, - 09:18 PM

FDA OKs remote heart monitor

Developed with Mayo Clinic, BodyGuardian System allows doctors to track patients' heart rhythms from their offices.

Updated: September 10, 2012, - 09:21 PM

Mercy Hospital among first to try new heart scanner

The St. Jude system combines blood flow measurements with infrared scanning to find and remove blockages.

Updated: September 06, 2012, - 08:57 PM

St. Jude lays off 300, reorganizes

Analysts saw a connection to what St. Jude will have to pay in a new medical device tax. Officials said the goals are broader.

Updated: August 30, 2012, - 09:04 PM

Study backs St. Jude technology

Heart patients whose stents were placed with the help of PressureWire technology were far less likely to be rehospitalized.

Updated: August 28, 2012, - 08:37 PM

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