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Event Recap: New Models In Addressing Mental Health
Medical Alley has long been recognized as a place where innovation happens. The life-changing work that is done here often[...]
Patients Deserve the Full Potential of Medical Innovation
By Jeff Mirviss, Senior Vice President and President, Peripheral Interventions, Boston Scientific Susan, an active mother of three, woke up[...]
Continuing the Conversation in Mental Health
Q & A with Brendan Shane, Director, Behavioral Health Operations with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota Brendan Shane was[...]
July 25, 2018: Capitol News
U.S. House Votes to Repeal Medical Device Tax Late yesterday afternoon, the U.S. House voted to permanently repeal the Medical[...]
Q&A with Jill Wiedemann-West, CEO People Incorporated Mental Health Services
Q & A with Jill Wiedemann-West, CEO People Incorporated Mental Health Services Master of Arts in Psychology and Human Behavior[...]
Medical Alley Growth: TE Connectivity Expands Capabilities
TE Connectivity, a $13 billion global technology leader, has added a design center in Medical Alley. A team of engineers[...]
Minneapolis-based MDI Receives Top Certification for Medical Device Quality Management
Certification and space will allow the nonprofit to offer medical assembly, kitting, and packaging services   The nonprofit manufacturing company,[...]
Modern Healthcare’s Consumerism Symposium Discount Codes
Medical Alley members receives 50% off registration to the event with code MedicalAlleyMember   Medical Alley provider members receive FREE[...]
4C Medical Advances the State of the Heart
4C Medical Technologies, Inc. (4C Medical), named after the four chambers of the heart, is developing a novel, minimally invasive[...]
Faster, Better Software for the Healthcare Industry: The Co-Development Approach
Unique characteristics in current Healthcare and Medical fields have altered the world of software for the industry. Today’s medical software[...]
4 Unique Member Benefits You May Not Be Taking Advantage Of
Medical Alley Association members know us for industry news and insights, strong public policy leadership, and making connections across the[...]
MedTech Strategist Launches Community Blog
MedTech Strategist’s Community Blog complements the strategic medical device industry coverage that their industry publication, MedTech Strategist, is known for, with candid[...]
4 Questions with Steve Ferry of NeuroVASx Medical, a gBETA Medtech Company
gener8tor, a nationally ranked accelerator program, has partnered with Boston Scientific to launch a healthcare-focused program in Medical Alley. Over[...]
Payers, Providers, and Health Technology Experts Join Forces at DeviceTalks 2018
While DeviceTalks 2018 was held in the same location as the 2017 iteration of the conference, it was clear that[...]
4 questions with Andy Pfahnl of Kobara Medical, a gBETA Medtech Company
gener8tor, a nationally ranked accelerator program, has partnered with Boston Scientific to launch a healthcare-focused program in Medical Alley. Over[...]
FDA, State of Minnesota Announce Programs for Health Technology Companies
Two new programs aimed at bringing critical innovations to market more quickly have recently launched and Minnesota’s health technology companies[...]
Medical Alley to Launch an Annual Global Summit focused on the Convergence of Healthcare, Retail and Technology
On October 8, Minneapolis will inaugurate an exciting annual event that will showcase Medical Alley and Minnesota’s vibrant medical technology,[...]
4 Questions with Bryce Beverlin II of Quench Medical, a gBETA Medtech Company
gener8tor, a nationally ranked accelerator program, has partnered with Boston Scientific to launch a healthcare-focused program in Medical Alley. Over[...]
Medical Alley Association and MedTech Strategist Partner for Second Year
Medical Alley Association and MedTech Strategist Partner for Second Year to produce the Premier Medical Device Investor Conference Building on[...]
4 Questions with Bharat Pulgam of Vitrose Health, a gBETA Medtech Company
gener8tor, a nationally ranked accelerator program, has partnered with Boston Scientific to launch a healthcare-focused program in Medical Alley. Over[...]
Medical Alley Companies Continue Minnesota’s Legacy of Cardio Leadership in Paris
Medical Alley’s contributions to modern cardiology are undeniable. From the pre-PCR days of open-heart surgery performed via hypothermia and the[...]
4 Questions with Meghan Sharkus of ExpressionMed, a gBETA Medtech Company
gener8tor, a nationally ranked accelerator program, has partnered with Boston Scientific to launch a healthcare-focused program in Medical Alley. Over[...]
Congratulations to Inspire Medical on their Successful IPO
The Medical Alley Association congratulates the team at Inspire Medical Systems on their initial public offering of stock on the[...]
4 Questions with Brian Krohn of Soundly, a gBETA Medtech Company
Dr. Brian Krohn (CEO, Founder), PhD. is a serial entrepreneur with successes ranging from holding patents on a commercialized process[...]
Recap: Medical Alley 2018 Annual Meeting
Spring came just in time for the 2018 Medical Alley Annual Meeting, held on April 24 at the Depot MPLS.[...]
Four Key Trends Driving Increased Investment in Medical Alley
Investment in Medical Alley has doubled over the last five years, reaching more than $700 million in 2017. The state's[...]
Minnesota #1 State for Venture Capital Market Share Growth
Minnesota jumped 13 spots to the 15th best market for venture capital in the United States in 2017 according to[...]
New Kid on the Blockchain
Over time, advancements in communication have made data and information progressively more obtainable. From medical charts and billing information to[...]
Finding a Cure for Medical Diagnostic Patentability
Anyone considering a therapeutic drug regimen for a medical condition wants to know they need that drug. Medical professionals also[...]
The Future is Here: How Drones are Modernizing the Healthcare Industry
As use cases for drones continue to expand, industries whose connections to this technology were not obvious are now capturing[...]
Reducing Risk in Field Sales Operations
Field sales employees are critical to distribution and ultimately achieving revenue goals. However, the inability of employers in the supply[...]
Boston Scientific, Gener8tor Partner to Grow the Next Generation of Health Tech Startups in Minnesota
A long-rumored alliance came to life Monday as gener8tor launched their health technology-focused accelerator, gBETA Medtech, in partnership with Boston[...]
Two Reports Agree: Minnesota Startups are Among Nation’s Best
With the release of two key reports in the last week that show strong growth for Minnesota’s startups, the rest[...]
Medical Alley Companies Find Wealth Of Talent Close to Home
St. Cloud State’s School of Graduate Studies hosted a medical device job fair for students in their Applied Clinical Research,[...]
NxThera Acquired by Boston Scientific, Will Form New Cancer Therapy Company
On March 21st, Boston Scientific announced its intent to acquire Medical Alley-based NxThera, a medical device company developing the Rezūm[...]
Collagen Solutions Provides New Option for Sufferers of Early Arthritis
Collagen Solutions, a regenerative medicine company with its US headquarters in Medical Alley, recently completed eight years of follow up[...]
Key Takeaways from FDA Public Workshop Fostering Digital Health Innovation
A summary provided by Medtronic, PLC Members, as many of you know the FDA is piloting a Pre-certification program for[...]
EP Vantage Pharma & Medtech 2017 Review
In the early weeks of 2017 biopharma investors were preoccupied with working out whether the year would head up or down.[...]
IoT Healthcare Company One of Ten Selected from around the World for Maersk Venture Programme
Thaddeus Medical Systems, a Medical Alley based smart packing company for temperature-sensitive healthcare products, was selected from among hundreds of[...]
New Option for Device Assembly in Minneapolis
Minnesota-based medical-device and technology manufacturers have a new option for kitting and assembly in a controlled environment.  MDI, with over[...]
Daily Dental Care’s Unique Approach to Oral Care finds a Home in Medical Alley
Plato said, “Necessity is the mother of invention.” I’m not sure if he mentioned anything about desperation being the father[...]
Legal Issues Affecting Supply Chain
This new series of articles, brought to you by the attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street LLP in partnership with the Medical Alley Association,[...]
Congress Passes Two-Year Suspension on Medical Device Excise Tax, Again
The Affordable Care Act’s widely unpopular medical device excise tax is off, again, for now. Congress passed a stopgap bill[...]
Medical Device Excise Tax Suspended Thanks to Strong Leadership
For Immediate Release: January 23, 2018 Medical Device Excise Tax Suspended Thanks to Strong Leadership Golden Valley, MN - Medical[...]
Minnesota Leads the Midwest in Exit Productivity
Having a good exit strategy is not just important for families preparing for home emergencies. Any seasoned entrepreneur will tell[...]
MAA Thanks Congressman Paulsen For His Proposed Suspension of Medical Device Tax
For Immediate Release: December 12, 2017 MAA Thanks Congressman Paulsen For His Proposed Suspension of Medical Device Tax Golden Valley,[...]
Exploring The Ecosystem: How Medical Alley Connects
THERE IS NO BETTER PLACE TO BE A HEALTHCARE INNOVATOR THAN MEDICAL ALLEY. The region is designated as the #1[...]
2017 Annual Meeting Wrap-Up: Bringing Medical Alley Together
On April 27th, 650 Medical Alley members met for MAA's premier annual gathering. The Annual Meeting is an opportunity to[...]
Explore Digital Health in Medical Alley
The promise of the Digital Health industry is the delivery of better health outcomes at lower costs. Digital Health’s most tangible opportunity for[...]
Department of Employment and Economic Development presents in both the House and Senate
Earlier this week the Department of Employment and Economic Development presented an Agency overview to the Jobs Committees in both[...]
Medical Alley: Hot Market for Health Technology Start-up Investments
While Minnesota’s Medical Alley has always been known for its collection of leading healthcare organizations (Mayo Clinic, Medtronic, UnitedHealth Group,[...]
Letter to Editor: Session’s Biggest Compromise?
Talent, education and quality of life have historically been Minnesota’s competitive advantage. Today, they are not enough. We must compete[...]
Letter of Support for the Combination Product Regulatory Fairness Act
Combination Products Legislation Advances in the Senate A proposal supported by Medical Alley and its members to streamline the approval[...]
Leadership Insights on New Patent Commissioner’s Memo
Leadership Insights on New Patent Commissioner's Memo By Warren D. Woessner, JD, PhD Principal - Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner On May[...]

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