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

iPhone-compatible hearing aids hit market

An Apple-ReSound joint venture puts hearing aid technology on iPhone platform.

Updated: March 08, 2014, - 07:42 PM

European office invalidates Edwards patent in Medtronic battle

The European Patent Office voided a patent by Edwards Lifesciences that threatened Medtronic’s CoreValve.

Updated: March 06, 2014, - 09:13 PM

Feds: Chanhassen med-tech firm wouldn't hire women for sale jobs

Federal officials allege that PMT Corp. would not hire female salespeople, or those over 40.

Updated: March 06, 2014, - 03:45 PM

Treadmill desks, wireless headsets make workers better, U study finds

The study, conducted by Avner Ben-Ner, a professor of Work and Organizations at the Carlson School of Management, found that treadmills increased productivity by nearly 10 percent.

Updated: March 04, 2014, - 10:59 AM

Boston Scientific works to beef up revenue from emerging markets

The device maker has seen its emerging-market sales grow quickly in recent quarters, but it still lags behind many of...

Updated: March 03, 2014, - 11:02 AM

LVAD heart patients living longer, fuller lives

As more people are living longer with left ventricular assist devices, patients are opting to stay closer to home for their more-routine medical care.

Updated: February 28, 2014, - 11:04 PM

Vitamin-sized pacemaker implanted for first time in U.S., Medtronic says

It's the tiniest pacemaker ever from Medtronic and its battery lasts for 10 years.

Updated: February 20, 2014, - 08:31 PM

Medtronic’s tiny implanted cardiac monitor gets approval

The Reveal Linq implantable cardiac monitor is one-third the size of a AAA battery and can store data for up to three years.

Updated: February 19, 2014, - 09:37 PM

Medtronic earnings fall 23% after charges

Analysts say the results were mostly in line with expectations.

Updated: February 18, 2014, - 09:02 PM

Minneapolis surgeon's unusual aortic procedure is saving lives

Dr. Jesse Manunga of Abbott Northwestern Hospital is one of just a few in the nation to offer customized treatment for a special type of aortic aneurysm.

Updated: February 16, 2014, - 05:10 PM

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