The Fridley-based company makes cardiovascular, cardiac rhythm, neurological, spinal, diabetes and surgical medical device technologies and therapies.

September 21, 2018
Minnesota companies like Medtronic, 3M, Ecolab and Abbott are all closely watching the tariff situation with China.
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Medtronic buys 'bone bot' maker Mazor Robotics in $1.6 billion deal

Medtronic PLC agreed to pay $1.6 billion to buy an Israeli maker of a robotic system for spine surgery, Mazor Robotics, in a deal announced…
May 12, 2018
Medtronic corporate campus

Schafer: Medtronic hire brings expertise and plenty of questions

Medtronic clearly wanted to show how serious its executives are about creating "shareholder value." That only invited more questions.
October 20, 2017
A patient demonstrated what it would be like to use a device at home for a person who needs to take a blood pressure reading with a given device.

Medtronic alliance looks to expand use of home-monitoring devices

Medtronic's latest deal was another step in expanding the use of home-monitoring devices as it tries to cater to patients
September 18, 2017
Medtronic announced the availability of a device that uses electricity to treat pain.

Medtronic rolls out latest device to treat pain with electricity

The device delivers mild current to spine that disrupts pain signals before they can travel to the brain.The company said it can be securely controlled with a Samsung tablet.
September 5, 2017

Medtronic announced new clinical tests of Infuse bone-growth product

Firm wants data on best dosage of controversial bone-growth product.
September 1, 2017

Medtronic accelerates investment in robotic surgery firm Mazor

Device maker is exclusive distributor for Mazor's robotics spine systems.
August 31, 2017

Medtronic reports upbeat early results from blood pressure trial

Six years after paying $800 million to acquire a startup company that made a medical device to lower high blood pressure, Medtronic this week presented…
August 22, 2017
Medtronic's latest quarterly profit beat analysts' expectations, but its revenue was affected by a computer outage that crimped its ability to take an

Growth in diabetes products lags, but Medtronic earnings solid

A computer outage trimmed sales during quarter, but CEO Omar Ishrak said the system is now working normally.
August 16, 2017

Shareholder suit over Medtronic-Covidien deal still in play, court rules

State high court gives OK for shareholders to proceed.
July 31, 2017

Medtronic closes on $6.1 billion sale of supply lines to Cardinal Health

The previously announced deal involves lower-margin products widely used in hospitals.
July 17, 2017
A Medtronic executive said its fiscal first quarter sales would be hurt slightly by last month's computer outage but profit should still meet the comp

Medtronic shares dip as CFO signals revenue hit from computer failure

Profit still expected to hit low end of forecast for the May-through-July period.
June 28, 2017
Medtronic Inc.'s "InFuse" device

Medtronic nears resolution of its Infuse lawsuits

Medtronic did not release figures for the confidential settlements. The company reported that it set aside $300 million for all of its legal settlements in the fiscal year that ended in April, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
June 26, 2017

Medtronic says computer system has been restored

Medtronic computers had been out for a full week, disrupting operations.
June 24, 2017
Before surgery, Neurointerventional Radiologist Dr. Josser Delgado, MD points to the brain aneurysm on his patient's scans at Abbott Northwestern Hosp

Reaching deep into the brain to treat strokes

Minnesota is a big player in the growing market for tools that are less invasive.
June 10, 2017
Medtronic has signed up more than 140 hospitals and clinics in the U.S. to its program involving its Tyrx envelope.

Medtronic's Tyrx envelopes aimed at reducing heart device infections

In a push to increase use of its Tyrx envelope, company vows to share replacement cost should an infection set in.
June 5, 2017

FDA approves cerebral protection system for heart-valve replacements

It screens particles that can travel to brain during aortic valve procedures.
June 3, 2017
Some of the world’s largest medical device companies, including Minnesota-run Medtronic, are trying to pull their most advanced coronary heart stent

Med-tech industry watching battle over stent prices in India

India's government has ordered a big price cut; device firms are threatening to leave.
May 27, 2017
The walls of Terry Williams' home are lined with patent plaques, two of them for His bundle pacing devices. Above, the retired Medtronic engineer held

Making pacemakers easier on the heart may come down to connections

Challenging pacemaker-placing method creates a more natural heartbeat
May 25, 2017
Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak

Medtronic beats estimates, then draws shrug with earnings outlook

The medical device giant's guidance for year ahead is viewed by some as conservative.
April 6, 2017
The Medtronic StrataMR adjustable pressure valve.

Medtronic says it is recalling StrataMR valve

Valve was approved for use less than a year ago.
April 5, 2017
Allison Scholl, 16, left, and Eleanor Hedlund, 17, showed off their new Medtronic MiniMed 670G insulin pumps. The two are among the first type 1 diabe

Medtronic begins to roll out state-of-the-art insulin pump

Medtronic's 670G device reads the blood-glucose level, makes a high-low prediction, then adjusts insulin dose.
March 19, 2017

Medtronic, St. Jude tout favorable test results for heart devices at expo in D.C.

Medtronic and St. Jude are rolling out upbeat trial results for key products.
March 13, 2017
Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on Jan. 6, 2016.

Medtronic heart monitor gets FDA approval

New programming makes the latest version of the device more accurate.
February 21, 2017
Medtronic plc said its profit grew 3.3 percent in the November-to-January period.

'Confident' Medtronic third-quarter results beat Wall St. expectations

The medical device maker reaffirmed its full-year guidance, citing product launches in the current quarter.
January 26, 2017
The Micra pacemaker is the size of large almond and attaches directly to the heart and is designed to be implanted through a thin tube. This avoids th

Medicare to cover implants of Medtronic's Micra pacemaker

The device is much smaller than traditional pacemakers and can be implanted inside the heart without open-chest surgery.