Medtronic Pays $400K To Settle S.D. Kickback CaseThe settlement resolves allegations that Medtronic paid for more than 100 social events at a restaurant owned by Dr. Wilson Asfora, at Asfora’s request. Medtronic allegedly sponsored the events over a nine-year period to persuade Asfora to use Medtronic products.
Erik Kravchuk Sentenced In Head-Butt Death Of Medtronic Scientist Aleksandre SambelashviliA Golden Valley man will spend nearly a decade in prison for fatally head-butting a Medtronic scientist at a downtown Minneapolis bar in 2019.
Medtronic Stops Selling HVAD Heart Pumps Over Safety ConcernsMedtronic is stopping distribution and sale of a heart pump system after 14 deaths and 13 removal surgeries were reported, along with 100 other complaints.
Medtronic Agrees To Pays $9.2M Settlement In South Dakota Kickback CaseMinnesota-based Medtronic has agreed to pay $9.2 million to resolve allegations that it paid kickbacks to a South Dakota neurosurgeon and failed to accurately report them, the Department of Justice announced Thursday.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Medtronic Gets FDA Approval To Offer Ventilator In United StatesThe average unit goes for under $10,000.
How Do Ventilators Work?“The ventilator works to provide extra oxygen to people who need it and it allows the patients to exhale so that the carbon dioxide can be removed from the body."
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Local Companies In 'Full-Court Press' To Manufacture Medical Products To Fight COVID-19As people hunker down during the COVID-19 outbreak, Minnesota companies are stepping up.
Medtronic Recalls 300K Insulin Pumps After Death, 2K InjuriesMinnesota-based Medtronic is recalling more than 300,000 insulin pumps due to a missing or broken component.
Medtronic Recalls Insulin Pumps Over Concerns For Hacking RiskIn its warning, the FDA noted that these devices pose the risk of someone nearby connecting wirelessly and then potentially hacking into the devices.
Jury Awards Doctor $112M In Dispute With MedtronicDr. Rick C. Sasso sued Medtronic, alleging that it violated a contract by not paying royalties he was due for spinal implants and screw-implant systems he invented and sold to the Minnesota-based company.
Report: Problems With Medtronic Medical Devices Affected ThousandsAccording to the report, from 2008 through 2017, there were 9,300 deaths and 292,000 injuries "potentially linked to products made by Medtronic or its subsidiaries."
'He Was A Pioneer And Visionary': Medtronic Co-Founder Earl Bakken RememberedEarl Bakken created the world's first, battery-powered cardiac pacemaker. Through the years, Medtronic’s devices got smaller, implantable and today are barely the size of a pill.
Medtronic Co-Founder Earl Bakken Dies At 94In a Facebook post, Medtronic officials say Earl Bakken died peacefully at his home on Sunday.
Minnesota Business Leaders Vow To Help Workers Struggling With AddictionThe Minnesota Business Partnership, which includes the largest companies in the state, is charging its policy to make it easier for employees struggling with addiction to seek help.
Medtronic Implantable Device Provides Alternative To OpiatesMedtronic's neurostimulator device called, “Intellis” is roughly the size of a pacemaker.