Some discarded University of Minnesota technology treating severe blood loss has been revived by a Colorado company, which aims to deliver the drug to the military as early as 2016.
Mayo’s social-media chief says that social media is no longer used just for marketing purposes — it now has a place in medical education and medical research.
A Medtronic device used to reduce blood loss and stop bleeding during surgery was approved by the FDA, boosting the companies surgical technologies division.
The Minnesota Nurse’s Association, which launched one of the most closely watched nursing strikes in recent years, is hosting its annual conference this week with an Occupy Wall Street theme.
The Occupy protests have focused mostly on the financial industry, but there is reason to think that healthcare may be the next target.
The popularity of a video of a woman hearing her own voice for the first time has resulted in a 150 percent increase in sales inquiries for the device.
The great vitamin debate, superheroes meet healthcare and other stories from around the healthcare world.
St. Jude Medical announced the launch of its newest care network, analyzing patient heart rhythms, device therapy and device performance captured in implantable cardiac devices.
St. Paul, Minnesota-based medical device company NxThera, Inc. has raised $21.6 million in series B equity financing, the company announced last week.
Plymouth, Minnesota-based medical device company Interrad Medical Inc. has raised $10 million to commercialize its non-adhesive, suture-less catheter securing device.
Medtronic CEO insists that new devices must deliver economic value to hospitals as well as providing clinical value to patients.
A handheld medical device that aspires to translate medical conditions from any patient to their physicians will ramp up production this year.
Medtronic’s Omar Ishrak believes the FDA should embrace the European approach to medical device approvals — a process that has been getting devices to market much faster than the U.S. process.
Envoy Medical’s Esteem hearing aid has a perpetual publicity boost through a $250,000 a month agreement to be the hearing aid Rush Limbaugh uses.
Uncertainty surrounding the regulatory and tax environment in the medical-device industry will lead to more contract positions, according to local staffing agencies.
The device, made in Plymouth, can measure a pulse quickly and accurately, and is used in emergencies as well as in doctor’s offices.
Kenny Beckman, director of the Biomedical Genomics Center at the University of Minnesota, shares his favorite genomics companies and what makes them special.
A global brand without a global presence, Mayo Clinic is considering opening a medical facility in India and expanding worldwide.
The Mayo Clinic’s 13-week-old social-media site has over 7,000 users, aiming to provide a forum for connection on health-related issues.
Medtronic was awarded $101.2 million in the fourth-largest patent-infringement case of the year after judges determined three of its patents were violated.