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Move to Value-Based Care Accelerates in Medical Alley Thanks to Proposed Changes to Federal Rules

Standing in Mayo Clinic’s downtown Minneapolis facility, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services Eric D. Hargan, and Director of White House Domestic Policy Council Joe Grogan announced proposed rule changes to the Medicare physician self-referral law (commonly known as Stark Law) and the federal […]

For The Record with Tabatha Erck, Senior Vice President, Amplifon

Tabatha is responsible for leading the Amplifon Hearing Health Care team, including Provider Relations, Credentialing, Billing, Call Center, Operations, Sales, Marketing, and Account Management. Previously, Tabatha served as Chief Executive Officer for Fulcrum Health, Inc, and was most recently Vice President, Shared Services Operations, for Superior HealthPlan, a managed health-care company. Her career has also […]

The Future of Healthcare Looks Bright at MedCity INVEST Digital Health 2019

“You hear people say ‘here’s the problem with healthcare…’ there’s no one problem. No one in this room would say we have a great healthcare system here in the US, because we don’t.” With that powerful statement, Allina Health | Aetna CEO Tom Lindquist ensured that the first session after lunch at MedCity INVEST Digital […]

For the Record with Justin Heyl and Nate Tyler of Simply Connect

What is Simply Connect?   Simply Connect is a robust care-management platform, personal health record (PHR) application, and referral-coordination solution with certified health information exchange (HIE) capabilities. The Simply Connect approach empowers individuals and their supports to identify needs, make referrals, and share customized event notifications amongst a unified care team on a robust, user-friendly, […]

At 2019 MTS Medical Alley Innovation Summit, Fearless Startups Pitch Best-in-Class Solutions

The third year of the MedTech Strategist Medical Alley Innovation Summit proved to be its most captivating yet. The conference once again featured an international class of startups looking to solve healthcare problems ranging from the need to keep patients warm during surgery to AI-enabled robotic surgery, as well as a crowd of investors looking […]

Surprising New Themes Emerge at DeviceTalks Minnesota 2019

DeviceTalks Minnesota has a reputation for debuting the latest innovations in medical devices as well as bringing top-notch speakers to the dais, so it wasn’t a surprise that both of those features were present again in 2019. However, an unexpected theme emerged from many of the speakers. Whether they were talking about innovations in engineering […]

Telehealth State of the States

By Sarah-Lloyd Stevenson In the Midwest and across the country, state governments are recognizing that telehealth is a viable and affordable option for providing healthcare services to patients and their communities. In recent years, nearly every state has taken a step toward improving the coverage or reimbursement of telehealth. However, policies look very different from […]

At The Table: September 11, 2019

Medical Alley Association Highlights Innovation Aimed at Improving Kidney Health When President Trump signed an executive order on July 10 aimed at improving the lives of the millions of Americans with kidney disease, it shed light on one of the most pervasive, yet least publicized health issues facing Americans today. 37 million people — 1 […]

Visualize MED: Modeling the Future of Medicine

The medical device industry has traditionally relied on a combination of bench testing, animal testing, and clinical trials to guide the development and evaluation of medical devices. Indeed, regulatory agencies around the globe have established their approval processes around these three sources of evidence. In the mid to late 2000’s, it became clear that our […]

MAA Member Discount to MANOVA 2019

Manova brings together innovations and ideas on the frontier of health and wellness. The future of health is global. We are pioneering leaders, accomplished experts and revolutionary thinkers sparking a health and wellness evolution with the power to transform the way we care for everyone. Their mission is to encourage those at the frontier of health […]

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