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Despite a Cold M&A Market in Minnesota, Deal Activity in Healthcare Remains Hot

2019 has not been a banner year for Minnesota’s M&A market. After a half-decade of record-setting activity, the local M&A scene has cooled significantly, with the lowest reported deal volume and dollar values since 2013. According to Pitchbook data, total deal count for Minnesota companies for the first half of 2019 was 35% lower than over […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Tammy Lee Takes Women in Health Leadership Attendees to Wonderland

There seems to be a view in popular culture that life and personal development are linear. You go to high school, onto college, maybe grad school but maybe not, find a job, turn it into a career, rise through the ranks in the same field your degree is in until you retire to travel/write the […]

Women in Health Leadership featuring Tammy Lee of Nanocore Photo Gallery

Didn’t Get Your Ticket to this Sold-Out Event? You Still Have One Chance! Medical Alley is fortunate to have many strong female leaders in our community and the Women In Health Leadership series is the perfect way to meet other dedicated, influential women in health technology. This is your ticket to an afternoon of networking, lunch, […]

For The Record with Elyse Ash, Founder and CEO of Fruitful Fertility

Elyse Ash is the founder and CEO of Fruitful Fertility, a fertility mentorship matching service and social network that helps emotionally support the 1 in 8 people struggling with infertility and miscarriage. Named a 2019 “40 Under 40” honoree by the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal and a 2019 “50 on Fire” by MinneInno, Elyse built the community […]

Alley Chats at Target Field Photo Gallery

Run a Compliant Speaker Program, Avoid Costly Penalties and Criminal Prosecution

By Gary Rom and Nicholas A. Klinefeldt You’ve likely heard of the $225 million global resolution opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics reached with the Department of Justice (DOJ) on June 5, 2019 to settle misconduct charges stemming from its speaker program practices. You’ve also likely thought that your company would never engage in the same behavior. […]

MAA Moves Healthcare Transformation Initiative Forward with RFP for Strategic Partner

The Medical Alley Association (MAA) announced the creation of the Healthcare Transformation Initiative @ Medical Alley (HTI@MA) on April 24, 2019 at the sold-out 2019 MAA Annual Dinner. This initiative presents a truly unique opportunity for the association, its Board of Directors, its members, and the firm(s) selected to provide leadership in the guidance of […]

Provider, Payer and OEM Collaboration Key to Value-Based Care Success

Thank you to Navigant for contributing this report on our first Leading The Conversation of the year! In practice, successful value-based care arrangements have proven to improve clinical outcomes for patients, and economics for all involved. Yet, the broader transition from fee-for-service to value-based models hasn’t been as successful or widespread as anticipated. In order […]

After Leading the Conversation, Value-Based Care Doesn’t Seem So Far Away

2018’s inaugural Leading the Conversation events brought together stakeholders to speak frankly about two topics: the challenges facing the mental health profession and how to practically define value-based care. The first Leading the Conversation of 2019 built on the foundation laid in those discussions and addressed the value-based care question from another angle: Where are […]

Leading the Conversation: Where are the “New and Improved” Outcomes in Health Photo Gallery

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