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

Cracks at 11 intersections put kink in Central Corridor LRT

Repairing concrete along University Avenue’s new Green Line means another month of detours.

Updated: April 15, 2014, - 09:26 AM

Twin Cities crews scramble to fill potholes

Until more money is allocated to road reconstruction, officials say fixing potholes will be an uphill battle.

Updated: April 12, 2014, - 06:25 PM

Walker West taking its passion for music to new St. Paul digs

Walker West Music Academy, a St. Paul institution, will move across the street to a larger, more flexible space.

Updated: April 12, 2014, - 12:46 PM

Med-tech firms share founder, top exec, but march on different paths

Sister companies Acist and HLT had common beginnings developing better tools for cardiologists, but they are taking very different paths.

Updated: April 05, 2014, - 05:06 PM

Bloomington firm's merger creates largest blood supply network

GSABC Cooperative of Bloomington is combining with Blood Centers of America, based in in Providence, R.I., to become a bigger distributor than Red Cross. The two organizations distribute 5.4 million blood units each year.

Updated: April 02, 2014, - 04:31 PM

Obituary: Louis Edouard 'Ed' Forner, music professor, conductor

Since the death of Ed Forner last month, his wife, Jan Gilbert, has been hearing from his former students and...

Updated: March 31, 2014, - 11:53 PM

Less-invasive aortic valve replacement proves superior in Medtronic study

A study of patients considered high risk for open heart surgery to replace their aortic valve could add new momentum...

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 08:32 AM

Minnetonka med-tech firm brings scanning into operating room

IMRIS is touting the cost savings of fewer follow-up surgeries to sell its surgical suites.

Updated: March 22, 2014, - 05:03 PM

FDA report shows medical device recalls climbing

The number of medical device recalls nearly doubled between 2003 and 2012, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

Updated: March 21, 2014, - 08:58 PM

President of LifeScience Alley trade group is stepping down

Chief operating officer named to lead association, representing med-tech and bioscience firms.

Updated: March 19, 2014, - 09:16 PM

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