Welcome to the Global Epicenter of Health Innovation and Care

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
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#1 Place to Work for Millennials

Medical Alley is the global epicenter of health innovation and care. Medical Alley is the place that healthcare leaders call home.

Medical Alley is home to the world's #1 health technology innovation cluster that includes Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Smiths Medical, Abbott, 3M, Ecolab, Coloplast, Cantel Medical, Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Upsher-Smith Laboratories. Medical Alley is the home of Mayo Clinic, the #1 hospital in the world and the world's Destination Medical Center. 

Medical Alley is home to UnitedHealth Group, the world's largest private health insurer, and home to Be the Match, the National Marrow Donor Program. Medical Alley is home to more than 1,000 healthcare companies, employing more than 500,000 Minnesotans and millions worldwide.

Medical Alley has history. It is the birthplace of implantable medical technology and innovative health plan models and Medical Alley is recognized as one of America's "Great Places of Invention" by the Smithsonian, the only place designated for healthcare invention and innovation.

Medical Alley is the future. Medical Alley is home to the companies that are transforming healthcare like Bright Health, Sansoro, Zipnosis, Learn to Live, Bind.

Medical Alley is where regenerative and personalized medicine are being pioneered by the University of Minnesota and Mayo's Center for Regenerative Medicine partnership, one of the nation's leading Genomics Centers and game-changing companies like Stemonix, Rebiotix and OneOme.

If you want to know what's going to change healthcare tomorrow, visit Medical Alley today.

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New Models for Addressing Mental Health

Medical Alley: Leading the Conversation toward New Models for Addressing Mental Health gathers leaders from healthcare delivery, payment, and technology to discuss and debate one of the most critical and underrepresented healthcare issues: mental health.

Set in Medical Alley, the global epicenter for health innovation and care, Leading the Conversation toward New Models for Addressing Mental Health will consist of a curated set of discussions with thought leaders from across healthcare. Attendees will see a spirited and challenging discussion with senior leaders from across healthcare. By the end of the day, you will be more informed, more connected, and more prepared to make an impact.

Record Q1 Investment Report

Q1 record with 26 Medical Alley companies raising $112 million in capital and a pair of companies acquired for $1.6 billion.

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What's Hot in Medical Alley

July 19, 2018: In The Know
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Q&A with Jill Wiedemann-West, CEO People Incorporated Mental Health Services
Q & A with Jill Wiedemann-West, CEO People Incorporated Mental Health Services Master of Arts in Psychology and Human Behavior[...]
Payers, Providers, and Health Technology Experts Join Forces at DeviceTalks 2018
While DeviceTalks 2018 was held in the same location as the 2017 iteration of the conference, it was clear that[...]
Medical Alley to Launch an Annual Global Summit focused on the Convergence of Healthcare, Retail and Technology
On October 8, Minneapolis will inaugurate an exciting annual event that will showcase Medical Alley and Minnesota’s vibrant medical technology,[...]
2018 MN Legislative Session Wrap-up
The last two weeks of a session characterized by careful positioning and political savvy were a flurry of activity, and[...]
Join the MAA Team!
Medical Alley Association is looking for two new people to join our team! Take a look at the open positions[...]

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2017 Year In Review

Through research and development, fundraising, acquisition, education, and so many other ways, Medical Alley members are defining the future of healthcare and cementing the region as the global epicenter of health innovation and care.

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