Category Archives: Medtronic

Medtronic Makes 40 Job Cuts in Minnesota

Forty Medtronic employees will be losing their jobs, the company has disclosed. According to Minnepolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Medtronic has not given many details about the job cuts. Some jobs being eliminated are in Fridley, where the headquarters for its …

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Medtronic’s Spine Business Soft Compared to Other Units

Device maker, Medtronic Inc., just announced company-wide increased net income; however, its spine division is seeing some sagging business Medtronic, which manufactures implantable heart devices, insulin pumps, and spine surgery products posted overall net income of $902 million for second-quarter, …

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Merck to Lay Off Thousands of Workers, Again

Drug maker Merck just announced it plans to lay off thousands of employees and put in place billions of dollars in cost-cutting measures over the next two years. The move, which involves the layoffs of 8,500 staff and $2.5 billion …

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Whistleblower Lawsuit Says Medtronic Generously Rewarded Doctors for Favorable Articles Touting Infuse Bone Graft Product

Medtronic Infuse Whistleblower Lawsuit Shady Ties with Doctors Medtronic has been involved in various controversies over its Infuse¬ģ bone growth product and other devices. For example, Medtronic was named in a whistleblower lawsuit alleging it used an editor at a …

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Medtronic and Pfizer Medicaid Fraud Cases

The Medtronic and Pfizer Medicaid fraud cases are amongst the most recognized examples of a ¬†Medical fraud investigation set in motion by a whistleblower. Both of these Medicaid fraud cases demonstrate how whistleblowers can effectively induce a¬†medical fraud investigation as …

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