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Former Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) CEO Bill Hawkins will serve as the first chairman of a new private-public partnership aimed at improving development and testing of medical devices.
St. Jude (NYSE:STJ) and Stryker (NYSE:SYK) tied for the top spot on this year’s CNN Money Most Admired Companies list, generated by a survey circulated among businesspeople who ranked companies based on parameters such as financial soundness and social responsibility.
The families of 2 patients who died on the operating table during spine surgery involving the use of Synthes’ Norian XR bone cement are suing the company and 4 former executives for wrongful death and elder abuse, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.