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Beyond COVID-19: Preparing for a Future of Remote, Digital Interaction in the Healthcare Sector

A return to what the healthcare industry once knew as normal may no longer exist By Chris Althoff and Kim Perry Contributor Lorri Detrick While attention has been on supporting healthcare workers at the front lines of battling the COVID-19 crisis—and rightfully so—some parts of the sector are grappling with the new challenge of remote, digital interaction among workers […]

Design and Manufacture the Impossible

Hampered by Limitations Many new product designs and innovations have been restricted by the limitations of plastic injection molding and other conventional manufacturing processes. After the design is completed, the part typically requires modifications in addition to prototyping and tooling, which are costly and cause delays. Available for decades, traditional 3D printing allows engineers to […]

Understanding the Cybersecure Development Lifecycle

By Christopher Gates & Jason Smith Gates & Smith hail from Velentium, a Texas-based medical device design and development firm specializing in end-to-end support for companies seeking to bring active implantables to market. Together with Axel Wirth of Medcrypt, they are the authors of Medical Device Cybersecurity for Engineers and Manufacturers, a comprehensive guide to […]

U.S. Reps. Angie Craig and Dean Phillips Join Medical Alley for a Value-Based Care Roundtable

On February 20, the Medical Alley Association convened a roundtable of leaders from our community along with U.S. Representatives Angie Craig and Dean Phillips hosted by Best Buy about the growth of value-based care and the policy barriers to its expansion. A bit more than six months later, the group convened again and once again […]

For The Record with Dr. Jeff Ross, CEO, Miromatrix

Dr. Jeff Ross brings more than 20 years of biomedical research, management and regulatory experience in regenerative medicine, biologics, and medical devices to Miromatrix including concept development, preclinical, clinical, manufacturing, and commercialization. He has held various technical and management positions at Guidant, Athersys and SurModics. Since coming to Miromatrix in 2010, he has been pivotal […]

For The Record with Dave Fabry, Ph.D., Chief Innovation Officer, Starkey Hearing Technologies

As Chief Innovation Officer, Dave Fabry, Ph.D., leads end-to-end innovations within our clinical audiology department. His collaboration with our engineering and marketing teams allows Starkey to continue to design and provide superior products. Dave Fabry received his Ph.D. in hearing science from the University of Minnesota. Subsequently, he divided his career between academic/clinical roles at […]

For The Record with Quenton Marty, President, MATTER

Quenton has extensive experience in the field of international development and microfinance having developed a funding strategy for HOPE International, practiced microfinance in Ukraine, as well as lived in Poland while running a small business. Quenton holds an MBA with a concentration in International Finance, and has traveled to over thirty countries, resulting in a […]

For The Record with Bennett Clark, Chief Medical Officer, Livio Health

Dr. Bennett Clark joined Livio Health from OneOme, where he led efforts to improve the safety and affordability of medical care through personalized prescribing. Dr. Clark’s clinical background is in internal medicine and hospital medicine.  Prior to joining Livio Health, he served on faculty at Yale and Johns Hopkins, where his research focused on transitions of care and medical education. […]

Kurt Waltenbaugh, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Carrot Health

Kurt is a serial entrepreneur with a career spent building solutions to understand, predict, and influence consumer behavior. Kurt has built successful analytic solutions, products and companies in the healthcare, retail, and education/credentialing industries. His previous companies were sold to Oracle and Pearson Education. Most recently, Kurt was responsible for Product Strategy at Optum, Inc. […]

For The Record with Lori Syverson, Board of Directors, Edina Chamber of Commerce

Give us Edina Chamber of Commerce’s Green Umbrella community wellbeing destination initiative elevator pitch. GreenUmbrella is a health, wellness and lifestyle initiative in Edna. Its focus is on creating a happier, healthier, more purposeful place to live, work and play. It promotes not only physical wellbeing but emotional, social, spiritual, and occupational as well. Through […]

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