March 22, 2012
Edwards Heart Valve Skirts Rib-Cracking for $2.5 Billion
A half decade after Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (EW) and Medtronic Inc. (MDT) introduced devices in Europe that make heart-valve surgery easier to endure, most U.S. patients are waiting for safety data to clear their use…‘Any time you bring along new technology like this, there is a great need for information on how things are going […]
Tags: David Holmes, Edwards Lifesciences Corp, heart-valve surgery, Medtronic Inc.
February 20, 2012
Mayo Clinic names board officers, professorships
The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees, a 31-member group of public representatives and Mayo doctors and administrators, has announced its 2012 officers. On Friday, the board named Bill George, former chairman and CEO of Medtronic Inc., to a two-year term as an external trustee. George is an author and professor of management practice at Harvard Business […]
Tags: Bill George, Dr. Steven Buskirk, Harvard Business School, Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees, Medtronic Inc., radiation oncologist