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For the Record with Dave Hemink, Chief Executive Officer, Nonin Medical

Dave Hemink is a strategic and operational leader with diverse experience in medical devices, healthcare technology, and broader life sciences. His clinical experience is in gastroenterology, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, peripheral vascular, interventional oncology, vascular access, dialysis, and infection prevention and control. His portfolio expertise is in disposable medical devices, implantable medical devices, diagnostic and therapeutic […]

Up & Running with Patrick Walsh and Vincent Truong of Anatomi Corp

Patrick Walsh, M.S. CEO/CTO is a serial inventor with 10 years’ experience innovating in stem cell biology. Patrick led both academic and industrial research teams in manufacture of stem cell products and provided technical proof-of-concept to secure $16M in federal contracting work for Lonza, Inc. Patrick earned his Masters of Science in Stem Cell Biology […]

At The Table – Special Edition

SHELTER IN PLACE The Medical Alley Association Releases Statement on Shelter in Place As many of you know, several state and local governments are currently considering shelter-in-place orders to prevent the spread of coronavirus among their populations; some governments have already issued such orders. As Minnesota continues to develop their own approach to this challenging […]

Up & Running with Matthew Smyth, CEO of StimSherpa

Matthew Smyth has two decades of professional experience in business, strategy, engineering, law and intellectual property. He started his engineering career in the telecommunications space; obtained a law degree and then spent four years as an associate and patent attorney at Fish & Richardson; moved to an in-house legal position at Honeywell, where he provided […]

Medical Alley Association Response to COVID-19

To Our Members, The health, safety, and well-being of Medical Alley’s members, staff, and community is of paramount concern. As Minnesota comes together to address the COVID-19 pandemic, the Medical Alley Association (MAA) will be taking action to do our part in limiting the potential spread of the virus and to protect and support our […]

Medical Alley’s Mayo Clinic Delivers Solutions in COVID-19 Pandemic

Medical Alley, Minnesota (March 12, 2020) – In a remarkable feat, Mayo Clinic has developed a new, faster test for COVID-19. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Mayo Clinic Laboratories has worked nonstop to create the test, a process that would normally take months or longer.  Mayo Clinic’s initial capacity will deliver 200-300 tests daily.  […]

Up & Running with Ramji Iyer, CEO of Laplace Interventional

Ramji Iyer is the founder and CEO of Laplace Interventional, which is developing a unique solution to tricuspid regurgitation. In his last role, Ramji was the Senior Director of R&D at LivaNova (Caisson Interventional) and led their transcatheter mitral valve program. Ramji has over 10+ years of heart valve development experience with over 20 patents […]

Top 5 Practical Steps for Healthcare Industry Digital Accessibility

First off, what is digital accessibility? Digital accessibility is the inclusive practice of removing barriers that prevent interaction with websites and apps for people living with disabilities.  In a practical sense, it means that websites, apps, and documents must be programmed in a way that provides methods for accessible technology to access this content. Many […]

Up & Running with Greg Sommer, Co-Founder of Sandstone Diagnostics

Greg Sommer is a PhD-level engineer, entrepreneur, and executive in consumer healthcare and clinical diagnostics. In 2012, Dr. Sommer co-founded Sandstone Diagnostics, a Bay Area medical technology and tools company enabling lab testing anywhere, anytime by bringing the centrifuge to the patient. Dr. Sommer was recognized as a 2015 Bay Area “40 Under 40” by […]

When Patients are Missing from Patient Safety

By: Catherine Hinz, Executive Director & Lisa Juliar, Patient Partner Our patients and their families have been remarkably absent as a major partner in creating safe healthcare. It is not because they don’t want to be included in solutions to safer care. It is simply because we don’t often invite them to be part of […]

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