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At The Table – February 18, 2019

Governor Walz Announces Support for Reinstating Angel Tax Credit With release of his first budget just over a week away, Governor Walz publicly announced that he will propose reinstating the Angel Investment Tax Credit. The Governor said he supports this credit because it is important for Minnesota’s competitiveness and for keeping cutting edge businesses growing […]

Global Tech Giant looks to Medical Alley for The Future of Healthcare

Global technology giant Cisco Systems visited Medical Alley with a dozen key Australian customers to better ascertain the future direction of healthcare. In what has become an annual tour of the U.S., Cisco’s Australian division visits technology and health innovation sites around the U.S. including Minneapolis, San Francisco, and Boston. The group sought perspectives on […]

For The Record with Achin Bhowmik, Ph.D. – Starkey Hearing Technologies CTO and Executive VP of Engineering

Dr. Achin Bhowmik is the chief technology officer and executive vice president of engineering at Starkey Hearing Technologies, a privately-held medical devices business with more than 5,000 employees and operations in more than 100 countries worldwide. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the company’s technology, product development and engineering departments, and is leading […]

At The Table – February 11, 2019

A Successful Day in Review: Medical Alley Day at the Capitol 2019 This past Wednesday, February 6, was Medical Alley Day at the Minnesota State Capitol, an event bringing together policymakers and the people that power Medical Alley as the global epicenter of health innovation and care. The day was anchored by several Medical Alley […]

Minnesota Named Second-Best State in U.S. For Jobs

According to job search website Zippia, Minnesota is the second-best state in the U.S. for jobs! The site used a number of factors in creating their list, including median income, unemployment rate, and a cost of living metric to help job-seekers see where the most opportunities were as well as where their income would go […]

Up & Running with Greg Sommer, from Silicon Valley to Medical Alley and the Future of Healthcare

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 diagnostic and digital health company developing sophisticated connected wellness products that allow consumers to measure, monitor, and improve key health markers at home. Sandstone’s Trak® Male Fertility Testing System allows […]

A Successful Day in Review: Medical Alley Day at the Capitol 2019

This past Wednesday, February 6, was Medical Alley Day at the Minnesota State Capitol, an event bringing together policymakers and the people that power Medical Alley as the global epicenter of health innovation and care. The day was anchored by several Medical Alley Association members getting an opportunity to show policymakers and other members of […]

Tips From the Experts: What You Need To Know About Producing Photography or Videography for Your Company

Similar to the medical industry, the photography and videography industries are rapidly evolving so staying on top of trends and sharing them with clients and partners is incredibly important to a reputable studio. Here are some of the frequently asked questions that the Gamut One Studios’ team hears from our clients and our solutions for […]

At The Table – February 1, 2019

Sansoro Health Headlines First MAA Legislative Learning Breakfast Early in the morning this past Tuesday, legislators gathered to learn more about some of the innovative work being done in Medical Alley at 2019’s first Legislative Learning Breakfast. Sansoro CEO Jeremy Pierotti talked to legislators about Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and how Application Programming Interfaces (API) […]

The Legal Risks of Genetic Data

By Christin Jaye Eaton and Jeff Wojciechowski Recent scientific and technological breakthroughs have enabled medical product manufacturers to analyze genetic data, which can unveil links between genetic traits and certain reactions to drugs or other products. But when must manufacturers use that data? What action must a manufacturer take when genetic data illuminates patient risk? […]

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