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

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St. Jude device gives early warning on heart failure

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 27 2015 - 9:35 AM

Joe Jones has been hospitalized half a dozen times for heart failure.Most recently, the north Minneapolis man was discharged from Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) on his birthday, Dec. 30. But...

Medtronic buys device to treat bladder-control issues

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 23 2015 - 8:49 PM

Medtronic PLC is buying a Tennessee company and its nerve stimulator for bladder-control issues, bringing competition to a Minnetonka firm that makes a similar device.Medtronic, the Ireland-based...

Medical device surveillance on the horizon

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 23 2015 - 6:00 AM

Thousands of people around the world have been exposed to toxic chemicals generated by their metal hip implants. Similarly, many patients have contracted infections from pieces of implanted mesh used...

Medtronic posts strong profit growth on U.S. sales strength

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 17 2015 - 11:35 PM

Strong sales of medical devices in the United States helped Medtronic overcome international currency headaches and provide a strong ­finish in its final quarter as a U.S.-based company.Medtronic,...

Moody's says debt creates questions for Medtronic cash

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 16 2015 - 8:23 PM

Like many big health care companies, Medtronic PLC has taken on a lot of additional debt in a bid to transform itself into the medical device company of the future. But a new analysis shows the...

Clinical trials find stents improve survival rate for stroke patients

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 12 2015 - 9:32 PM

Surgeons who operate on blood vessels in the brain are hailing new data that suggest many more patients would survive strokes if they were treated with removable stents in addition to drugs.Medtronic...

Covidien recalls blood-clot device

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 11 2015 - 9:27 PM

Medical devicemaker Covidien, now a part of Medtronic PLC, is recalling about 1,200 blood clot-removal devices that were made in Minnesota because errors in the machines’ labeling can lead to serious...

Boston Scientific jumps into the market with a drug-coated balloon

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 10 2015 - 11:35 AM

Boston Scientific is jumping into the hot and potentially huge market for drug-coated balloons.The balloons are increasingly being used instead of stents to treat the narrowing of major arteries in...

Medtronic to pay $2.8 million to settle off-label promotion charges

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 7 2015 - 7:15 AM

WASHINGTON – Medtronic PLC will pay $2.8 million to the U.S. Justice Department to settle a false-claims case that alleged that the Minnesota devicemaker made illegal payments to doctors to...

Medtronic subsidiary pays $1.25 million to settle federal lawsuit

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 5 2015 - 9:00 PM

A Plymouth medical device company owned by Medtronic has agreed to pay $1.25 million to settle a federal lawsuit alleging that it wasted Medicare dollars.The medical device company EV3 is settling a...

Up next for Medtronic: Changing the whole health care system

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 1 2015 - 6:55 AM

Someday soon, Brazil may decide to hire a private company to improve how heart-care patients are diagnosed and treated in its state-sponsored hospitals. Medtronic wants to be that company.In the...

Challenge of integration awaits Medtronic after Covidien acquisition

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 27 2015 - 10:31 AM

Medtronic, the global medical technology giant born in a northeast Minneapolis garage, has officially become an Irish corporation. And it’s nearly doubled its size in the process.On Monday,...

Schafer: Tax policy leads to decline of the efficient U.S. corporate structure

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 21 2015 - 11:06 PM

The traditional American corporation looks to be slowly on its way out, and we might miss it when it’s gone.There are still more than 1.6 million of them, as of the most recent data, but the total...

Shareholders approve Medtronic deal to buy Covidien

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 6 2015 - 8:49 PM

Following half a year of debate, including some sharp words in a downtown hotel meeting room Tuesday, medical device giant Medtronic shareholders approved a $48 billion deal that will transform the...

Schafer: Medtronic/Covidien deal sends the wrong message

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 5 2015 - 7:11 PM

“Be in favor of what’s going to happen,” is an old bit of wisdom in politics. Don’t look like a sore loser when the roll call is taken. Don’t look wrong.Medtronic’s shareholders on Tuesday are almost...

Shareholders to vote on Medtronic-Covidien deal

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 4 2015 - 8:05 PM

The action starts at 4 a.m. Twin Cities time on Tuesday, and will end several weeks later with the birth of one of the world’s largest health care companies.That’s assuming all goes...

Geoff Martha, chief integration officer, Medtronic Inc.

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 4 2015 - 8:49 AM

“The challenge in 2015 is to preserve and put us in a position to transform health care. We’re not going to transform health care in one year, this is a longer-term vision and goal of...

Going deep inside the lungs

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 3 2015 - 2:00 PM

Go deep inside a human lung, where a suspicious mass may be cancer.Above you, broad airways offer cancer doctors’ probes relatively easy access to snip out samples and test them for cancer. But down...

Minnesota investment board withholds support of Medtronic-Covidien deal

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 2 2015 - 9:04 PM

The promise of 1,000 new Minnesota jobs was not enough to persuade the state’s investment board to support a $48 billion corporate transaction that will move Medtronic Inc.’s legal headquarters...

Minnesota investment board withholds support of Medtronic-Covidien deal

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 2 2015 - 8:04 PM

The promise of 1,000 new Minnesota jobs was not enough to convince the state’s pension board to support a $48 billion corporate transaction that will move Medtronic’s legal headquarters...

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