Medtronic

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

Business
November 29

Medtronic in deal to help run labs in Cleveland medical center

The pact with University Hospitals Cleveland medical Center is Medtronic's first integrated health solutions agreement in the U.S.
Business
November 22
Medtronic's Fridley headquarters.

Medtronic stock down as its second-quarter revenue comes up short

The company said it believes sales woes will be temporary as new products drive a recovery.
Business
November 18

Medtronic CEO reaches out to workers after election

Omar Ishrak is among the leaders who assured employees of commitment to core values.
Business
November 10

FDA hearing on off-labels use of devices explores risks to patients

The FDA is grappling with how far companies can go in touting uses that haven't been studied.
Business
November 4
Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak waited to taker the stage at LifeScience All...

Medtronic agrees to share data in patient-safety effort

The Patient Safety Movement Foundation was founded four years ago by Masimo CEO Joe Kiani.
Business
November 3

Is there such a thing as a luxury stent? Boston Scientific thinks so

A clinical trial has yet to show that its Synergy stent outperforms cheaper rivals, but device maker insists time will tell
Business
November 1

Two additional patient deaths linked to Medtronic infusion pump

The latest deaths follow more than a dozen problems with the implanted SynchroMed II.
Business
October 18

Medical firms are using Big Data for a common cause

New thinking helps health firms control always-rising expenses.
Business
October 15

Soaring health care costs will bring Mayo, Medtronic, UnitedHealth together at Mpls. conference

As health care costs soar, industry will seek solutions.
Business
October 5

State's high court hears arguments in legal challenge to Medtronic-Covidien deal

Shareholders say their tax hit was unfair, but the company argues state law doesn't allow them to pursue their case.
Business
September 30

Medtronic recalling heart pumps linked to patient death

Problems with the HVAD pump can happen when moisture interacts with its electronic components.
Business
September 29

Medtronic gets FDA approval for automated insulin delivery device

The latest version of the firm's MiniMed unit can learn, react to a patient's personal needs.
Business
September 10

Who's holding the knife? Growing number of surgeons expected to use robotic tools

The market for robotic systems used in surgeries is expected to grow rapidly in coming years.
Business
August 18

Medtronic warns doctors on heart valve delivery system after 19 deaths

The Minnesota-run company informed doctors that it is voluntarily updating its instructions for using the minimally invasive EnVeo R delivery system.
Business
August 1

Medtronic wins with wider availability for replacement heart valve

The revolutionary device does not require open-heart surgery.
Business
July 12

Medtronic invests another $20 million in Mazor Robotics

Move comes as Mazor Robotics is set to announce a new guidance system.
Business
June 27

Medtronic buys heart failure specialist HeartWare for $1.1 billion

Deal marks an endgame for Boston-area company, which had been acquiring other firms until recently.
Business
June 22

In letter to Franken, FDA defends handling of Medtronic's Infuse study

Franken had asked it questions about late Medtronic report.
Business
June 14

Medtronic could see $3 billion from favorable tax ruling

A judge sided with the company in a yearslong dispute with the IRS.
Business
June 10

Medtronic touts progress in insulin pump trial

The company said a trial with a new insulin pump showed progress in controlling glucose levels.
Business
June 8

Medtronic buys Twin Cities start-up firm Responsive Orthopedics

Deal for Mpls. firm comes as hospitals look for lower-priced joint-replacement options.
Business
May 31

Investors continue to be wary of Medtronic operating margins

It topped earnings estimates, but investors continue to focus on a lagging operating margin.
Business
May 25

Medtronic adds Qualcomm to its growing diabetes partner list

It will work with Qualcomm to develop devices to transit glucose levels in real time.
Business
May 18
Sen. Al Franken, shown at the University of Minnesota, wants two federal agencies to investigate whether Apple Inc. is breaking antitrust law in how it treats music services that compete with the streaming service it launched in June.

Medtronic says failure to report Infuse data was unintentional

Franken, Klobuchar had sought explanation of how review was misplaced, findings unreported.
Business
May 18

Medtronic buys Smith & Nephew gynecology unit, invests in robotics firm

The medical device maker said gynecology is among the most underserved specialty procedure areas.