Our Legacy of Transforming Patients' Lives | 40 years of St. Jude Medical

| November 22, 2016

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In 2016, employees around the globe recognized St. Jude Medical’s 40th year of business and each of our individual contributions to the transformation of patient lives. We also celebrated the transformation of our business in a dynamic health care industry and the limitless possibilities of innovation.

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