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[New York Times, August 21, 2012]   A cardiologist who studies the safety of heart devices said surgeons should stop using a component sold by St. Jude Medical until more is known about the long-term safety of the device. The cardiologist, Dr. Robert Hauser of Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, made his comments as a study he conducted was published online.
August 21, 2012
[BusinessWire, October 12, 2009]   Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A+' rating to the expected issuance of approximately $415.5 million in bonds through through the City of Minneapolis, MN and St Paul Housing and Redevelopment Authority. The upgrade to 'A+' from 'A' reflects Allina's improving operating profitability, the strategic benefits from Allina's growing integrated delivery model, its leading market position, solid balance sheet indicators and light debt burden.
October 13, 2009