Covid19 – Medical Alley Association
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COVID-19, as well as delivering on new models of care and public health strategies.
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Resource Connect
On March 22, 2020, the Medical Alley Association launched COVID-19 Resource Connect, a tool designed to help match the resources of Minnesota’s health technology and care organizations with the needs of the community. The tool allowed those lacking personal protective equipment and other supplies necessary to combat COVID-19 to submit a “Needs Request” and those with resources available and capabilities to produce needed supplies and equipment to submit a “Can Provide Resources” notice.

The outpouring of support from the Medical Alley community was incredible! Within a week of the tool’s launch, we received hundreds of offers of assistance from companies with resources.

The Medical Alley team reviewed every submission and connected those in need with those offering to help. By the end of May, Resource Connect received 7,000+ visits and over 500 submissions, with nearly 450 offers of resources and 75 requests for resources. Our team continues to work closely with the state to send qualified leads that could help Minnesota prepare for a COVID-19 peak.

Resource Connect gave the community what it needed most: the ability to identify critical needs, identify sources that could assist, and bring them together. If you need assistance with COVID-19 resources, please contact: or 952-542-3077. The Medical Alley Association looks forward to continuing to help connect critical resources to those in need.
Medical Alley Companies Help in Big Ways
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Facilitated a donation from Concordia University’s labs to Fairview for testing swabs.
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Worked with Boston Scientific to repurpose eight ventilators used in a testing lab to deliver those to an area hospital.
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Coordinated the transfer of 80,400 dust masks from Starkey Hearing Technologies to Hennepin County.
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Connected Be the Match, which provided 3,000 buccal swabs, to Fairview.
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Medical Alley in the News
Throughout this pandemic, the Medical Alley Association has bridged the gap between our members and policy makers.

Here are a few of our accomplishments:
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Worked with members to provide guidance on executive orders and rules.
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Worked closely with the state to ensure necessary exclusions and designations for our members during the stay at home order.
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Held a series of Town Halls with Minnesota’s Congressional Delegation.
The Medical Alley Association is providing COVID-19 related information, including the “COVID-19 Resource Connect” feature on its website and summaries of laws, executive orders, and government programs that may be of interest to members, as a public service. The Medical Alley Association makes no representations, guarantees, or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, or suitability of the COVID-19 related information provided by the Medical Alley Association on its website, in newsletters, or in any other communications. The Medical Alley Association specifically disclaims any and all liability for any claims or damages that may result from providing COVID-19 related information online or in other communications or linking to third party websites or other sources of information. The Medical Alley Association makes no effort to independently verify, and does not exert editorial control over, information provided by third parties.

The Medical Alley Association does not endorse any of the products, vendors, consultants, or documentation referenced in, or connected to parties through, the COVID-19 Resource Connect feature or via this website or other communications.

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