St. Jude Medical

The Little Canada-based company develops medical technology, products and services that treat cardiac, neurological and chronic pain patients.

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 6, 2017
Abbott’s Subhan Khan, vice president of neuromodulation development, said one of the biggest engineering challenges with the company’s Infinity De

Abbott's Infinity Deep Brain Stimulation System is rare technology advance

Abbott's stimulation system can be controlled with an iPod, and is seen as the first big advancement in the U.S. in 20 years
April 15, 2017
A sign at an Abbott Laboratories campus facility is seen in Lake Forest, Ill., on Thursday, April 28, 2016.

Abbott faces more fallout over patients implanted with faulty St. Jude device

Recent FDA warning over seven patients implanted after recall could be a PR "black eye" for Abbott.
April 12, 2017
An FDA warning letter ties together two controversies that, until Wednesday, had been separate headaches for St. Jude.

FDA sends St. Jude a warning over two high-profile device issues

The company was faulted for failing to investigate defibrillator battery problems and cybersecurity shortcomings.
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.
February 9, 2017
A sign at an Abbott Laboratories campus facility is seen in Lake Forest, Ill., on Thursday, April 28, 2016.

Abbott Labs halts use of HeartMate PHP blood pump after death, malfunctions

St. Jude Medical acquired the device in a 2015 deal and predicted it would be a key growth driver within five years.
February 2, 2017

St. Jude Medical MRI-safe pacemaker gets long-awaited FDA approval

Regulatory approval to sell the device should boost sales and Abbott Laboratories' bottom line.
January 25, 2017

Abbott CEO fields familiar questions about newly acquired St. Jude

FDA approval for some of its devices is on the way, company officials believe.
January 10, 2017

FDA says St. Jude heart devices vulnerable to hacking

FDA issues warning, but patch reportedly ready.
January 7, 2017
A sign at an Abbott Laboratories campus facility is seen in Lake Forest, Ill., on Thursday, April 28, 2016.

Up next for Abbott Labs: Make its blockbuster St. Jude deal pay off

The market will be watching closely to see if the two companies — which combined last week — can drive investment in the next technological ­breakthrough while managing high debt, working several other pending deals and ­melding differences in their corporate cultures.
January 4, 2017
St. Jude Medical's headquarters are located in Little Canada.

Abbott Labs closes its acquisition of St. Jude Medical

Focus turns on integration teams from both companies that continue to work on the transition.
January 3, 2017
St. Jude Medical's corporate headquarters are located in Little Canada.

Abbott Labs expected to wrap up sale of St. Jude Medical

$25 billion deal is expected to become profitable for Abbott in the first year.
December 31, 2016

FDA guidelines for medical device cybersecurity call for all-out fight vs. hacking

If you want to prevent computer hackers from attacking medical devices, it's not enough to just design the best device you can before shipping it out the door.
December 30, 2016
St. Jude Medical's corporate headquarters in Little Canada. The company's acquisition by Abbott Labs will be finalized next Wednesday.

Abbott Labs says it plans to wrap up St. Jude Medical deal Jan. 4

The closing follows months of regulatory review that required the companies to divest several proprietary devices.
December 24, 2016

Device makers with big Minnesota ties are focus of Medicare audit

Medicare watchdog office looks into products from firms with Minnesota ties.
December 15, 2016

FDA approves St. Jude's EnSite Precision heart-mapping system

New product can treat atrial fibrillation more quickly.
November 4, 2016
St. Jude Medical's corporate headquarters are located in Little Canada.

Old versions of heart device implanted after battery problem known

Although St. Jude had fixed the problem in 2015 that led to a recall of the devices, the company kept selling its stock of older units.
October 25, 2016
St. Jude Medical's corporate headquarters are located in Little Canada.

St. Jude, short-seller trade blame in cybersecurity case

Filings in cybersecurity lawsuit come just before shareholders vote on the sale to Abbott.
October 19, 2016
St. Jude Medical, with one of its last financial reports as a standalone company, indicated a slight dip in profit despite solid revenue growth. The c

New cybersecurity allegations emerge as St. Jude Medical reports mixed quarterly results

Sales of pacemakers and defibrillators fell, but overall revenue surged.
October 18, 2016

St. Jude, Abbott plan to sell vascular closure products to Terumo if merger goes through

Japan's Terumo is perched to buy them for $1.1 billion.
October 15, 2016

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

As health care costs soar, industry will seek solutions.
October 12, 2016

St. Jude stock stable after heart device battery disclosure

Analysts see limited impact to revenue despite lingering questions.
October 11, 2016
St. Jude Medical's corporate headquarters are located in Little Canada.

St. Jude warns that batteries in up to 350K heart devices could fail

Minnesota-based St. Jude Medical said today that nearly 350,000 defibrillators implanted in patients may be prone to short-circuiting in a way that causes the device to fail unexpectedly. Two deaths have been associated with the devices failing.
October 10, 2016
This Wednesday, July 22, 2015, photo shows St. Jude Medical corporate headquarters, in Little Canada, Minn.

Facing criminal charges, former St. Jude executive seeks access to company files

Bryan C. Szweda, who was an executive at St. Jude Medical before being charged last year with embezzling $140,000, wants to pry open his former…
September 3, 2016

So far, St. Jude Medical weathering cybersecurity scrutiny

A report saying its devices lacked needed safeguards has so far proved untrue.