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.

Meet the Organizations Driving 

 Diversity, Equity, AND Inclusion 

in Medical Alley 


A MEDICAL ALLEY ASSOCIATION initiative to lower the cost of starting, scaling, and pivoting new ventures in THE GLOBAL EPICENTER OF HEALTH INNOVATION AND CARE®.





Life, as we have known it, has changed. We celebrate the healthcare and public safety professionals, and the essential workers who continue to go to work every day to help others. We celebrate the acts of kindness and empathy; the countless recoveries and families reunited.

While we do not know when this pandemic will end, we do know that right now, as it has throughout this pandemic, the Medical Alley community is leading the fight against COVID-19. For the Medical Alley Association, it is a true privilege to serve the amazing people and organizations that have fundamentally shaped the world’s response to the global pandemic, to tell your stories, and to support your leadership in a transforming healthcare system.

This report captures the incredible response of Medical Alley. As a community, Medical Alley has demonstrated the leadership, innovation, and execution worthy of being recognized as The Global Epicenter of Health Innovation and Care®. Despite the uncertainty of these trying times, we are leading the transformation of healthcare. We will drive the changes that move us forward and define our emerging healthcare system of tomorrow, making us better prepared for what lies ahead.




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.

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