In the Know: Healthcare News for August 27, 2019 – Medical Alley Association

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 27, 2019

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota to drop insulin co-pay to $0

CVRx Receives FDA Approval for World’s First Heart Failure Neuromodulation Device

Q&A: ‘The key is going to be providing information that’s actually helpful’

U.S. health care system must adopt nimbler, more transparent model

Starkey Hearing Technologies Named Stevie Awards Winner

New cancer center in Fairmont

Boston Scientific wins FDA nod for MR-safe Vercise Gevia DBS

New Expanded Indication Could Change the TAVR Narrative

Flu Season 2019-2020—Is your Health System ready?

Why this Norwegian med-tech company is so interested in Minnesota

Phenomix Sciences, VivaQuant, and Abilitech Medical named Minnesota Cup Finalists

Aldevron begins construction on 14-acre Fargo research campus

Nuvaira Announces Peer-Reviewed Publications of Targeted Lung Denervation Mechanisms of Action and Clinical Outcomes

3 Things Unitedhealth’s Pharmacogenetic Testing Coverage Decision Means For Providers

Biomedix-WAI Selected as One of the Finalists in the EMS World Top Innovation Awards

Study shows few amputations following treatment with Cardiovascular Systems’ PAD system

University of Minnesota launches record 19 startup companies based on researchers’ discoveries in FY ’19

Medtronic’s fiscal Q1 numbers top estimates

Imbrium Therapeutics L.P. and SpineThera Announce Issuance of U.S. Patent Covering Composition of Matter Protection for SX600, a Non-Opioid Product in Development for Epidural Steroid Injection for the Treatment of Low Back Pain

Philips announces European launch of HeartStart Intrepid defib

Electromed inks distro deals for SmartVest – MassDevice

Matt Mesnik, MD, Named Chief Medical Officer for Spok, Inc.

UnitedHealthcare’s Bill Hagen Named One of Healthcare’s Top 25 Innovators

AI may detect AFib in just 10 seconds

Back Page – Interview with Diane Rucker

Silicon: Why We Doubled Down When Other Investors Looked Elsewhere (8:13 on video)

Bio-Techne Introduces Maurice Empower® Control Kit for the Maurice System

CaringBridge Names New Members to Board of Directors

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