In The Know — Healthcare News for May 3, 2019

3M buying Acelity in deal worth $6.7B

Medtronic wins FDA approval for CareLink SmartSync CRM device manager

Biotech firm Miromatrix Receives KidneyX Redesign Dialysis Phase I award

NIH taps StemoniX’s organ-on-a-chip for opioid, addiction research

Report: Takeda adopts value-based pricing for Crohn’s stem cell therapy in Europe

Med-tech firm NeoChord adds $7M to earlier $25M round

FDA clears cloud-connected wearable arrhythmia monitor

Perioperative delivery of Vidscrips via text messaging resulted in 61% reduction in surgery cancellations

Abbott, the U.S. Department of Defense and TRACK-TBI Partner to Study Point-of-Care Blood Test for Concussions

Less-invasive mastectomy is safe option for more breast cancer patients, Mayo Clinic study finds

Minnesota BCBS CEO Talks Healthcare Transformation, Entering Care Delivery at WHCC 2019

Abbott Receives WHO Prequalification Approval for Breakthrough HIV Point-of-Care Test

University of Minnesota research team works to eradicate HIV with natural killer cells

Mayo Clinic names CEO in Arizona

Bright Health’s Innovative Partnership With Mt Sinai To Offer Superior Healthcare in New York City

Medtronic has big plans for robot-assisted spine surgery

Medical platform for early diagnosis launched in Beijing

How Bright Health is changing the payer-provider dynamic

MCMS – Complex, Chronic, Co-Morbid: The CCC Patient

HabitAware, Recovree lead Minne Inno’s 2019 ‘Inno on Fire’ List

Cardiovascular Systems beats Wall Street in Q3 reports

Income steady at Fairview Health Services in 2018

Smiths Medical and HCA Capital Division partner to integrate Medfusion® 4000 system with PharmGuard® Software with EMR

Medibio Announces Revised Regulatory and Commercialization Strategy

CoreBiome Announces Leading Microbiome Researcher Rob Knight as Scientific Advisor

STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class

Minnesota well-represented in Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Cool Offices: Rally Health’s cycling-themed office promotes teamwork

Health Firms Are Looking at Personal Data

James Brown, Ph.D., presenting “Standardized Plasmids for Viral Vector Production” tech talk at American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy Annual Meeting

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