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Medtronic To Sell Its Medical Supplies Business, Sources Claim

The unit could sell for as much as $5 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

February 01, 2017


Examining The Life Of John Bravis, Medtronic’s ‘Employee Number Three’

Although the humble Minnesotan may be reluctant to admit it, Bravis’ contributions helped save thousands of lives and launch the largest medtech company in the world.

January 30, 2017


Medtronic’s Pill-Sized Pacemaker Receives Medicare Coverage

Meanwhile, medtech competitors Boston Scientific and St. Jude Medical are awaiting FDA approval for their leadless pacemaker models.

January 26, 2017

Governor, GOP Agree On Health Insurance Premium Relief Provisions

The deal makes more changes than Dayton originally proposed, but is significantly pared down from a previous GOP-backed bill.

January 26, 2017


Cardiovascular Systems Posts First Quarterly Profit This Decade

The medtech company has long struggled to escape from the red, but was able to do so due to considerable reductions in operating expenses.

January 26, 2017


HabitAware Raises $510K, Pushes Product Launch Back To March

The local startup created a device used to make people aware of and stop their nervous habits, like nail biting.

January 25, 2017

EnteroMedics Closes $19M Public Offering Round

It’s the latest fundraising effort from a company that has struggled to turn a profit.

January 25, 2017


Woodbury Booming With Medical Office Projects

Developers to add second health care project to CityPlace.

January 25, 2017

Progress On Paying Personal Medical Debt Slows

Reports foreshadow rise in number of people struggling to pay off health bills.

January 25, 2017

Mayo Cardiologists, Device Pros Work On Cooling Implant To Treat AFib

Startup Medicool targets irregular heartbeat with $250K NSF seed funding.

January 25, 2017

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