Medical Alley Association – Elevating Medical Alley as the global epicenter of health innovation and care

Welcome To Medical Alley: 
the Silicon Valley of Healthcare

We’re known as Medical Alley because just like that famous place on the West Coast, we’re a destination where brilliant minds and smart investors combine to fuel innovations that change the world. When the world wants to get involved in healthcare, it comes here.

Medical Alley
Powering the Evolution of Healthcare

Medical Alley is home to the world's

#1 Health Technology Cluster
Annual Innovation Report, 2015

#1 Hospital
US News Health

#1 Place to Work for Millennials

Medical Alley is The Global Epicenter of Health Innovation and Care™, where healthcare leaders call home.

In Medical Alley, you will find the world's leading health technology innovation cluster, the highest ranked hospital, and the globally recognized Destination Medical Center. Medical Alley is also home to the nation’s largest private health insurer and more than 1,000 healthcare companies, employing more than 500,000 Minnesotans and millions more worldwide.

Medical Alley has history. It is the birthplace of implantable medical technology, collaborative care delivery and innovative health plan models. The Smithsonian has recognized six "Great Places of Invention” in the U.S., including only one for healthcare, Medical Alley.

Medical Alley is the future, where healthcare is transformed.

If you want to see what healthcare will look like tomorrow, visit Medical Alley today.





Special Report


Medical alley is the global epicenter of health innovation and care™

The Medical Alley Association, led by its Board of Directors and executives from all sectors of the Medical Alley healthcare community, convened two Working Groups to lead the development of a 10-year strategy plan for Minnesota to realize the vision of Medical Alley being recognized as The Global Epicenter of Health Innovation and Care™. Specifically, the two Working Groups focused on

Minnesota Competitiveness 


 Early-Stage Ecosystem

"Realizing the Vision" delivers recommendations for both private and public sector solutions and is a blueprint for policy and industry leaders to adopt this vision and act to make it a reality.

State Telehealth

Policy Framework

A framework to evaluate existing and proposed telehealth policies. These principles were developed with the input of Medical Alley Association members from across the spectrum of healthcare and at a variety of business lifecycle stages.

Advertise in

Medical Alley

Reach decision makers through our sponsorship, advertising, and content creation opportunities.

From The Blog

Keep your finger on the pulse of Medical Alley from anywhere with the ALLEY NEWSLETTER