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In The Know: Medical Alley News for January 21, 2019

FDA adds back some workers during partial government shutdown University of Minnesota tests ‘smart’ pills to give cancer patients a nudge Denmark picks Minnesota as its ‘bridge’ to U.S. med-tech A Pea-Sized Device Is Approved to Close Holes in Hearts of Tiny Infants Zoll Medical wins $400m DoD patient monitoring supply contract Ecolab Closes on […]

In the Know: Healthcare Stories from Medical Alley — January 7, 2019

U of M start-up CoreBiome acquired by OraSure Technologies, Inc POPS! Diabetes Care Inc. Raises New Financing Round for Launch of POPS! one System 3M to buy M*Modal healthcare software firm for $1 billion Latest Boston Sci Deal Shakes up Mitral Repair Market Catalyzing economic growth in the Heartland starts with research universities Health insurance […]

Top Healthcare News for November 8, 2018: In the Know

Governor Dayton Proclaims “Earl Bakken Day” in Minnesota NeoChord raises $25m in Series D Fairview Launches Innovative Workplace Behavioral Health Service for Employers CardioMech Appoints Richard Nehm as President and CEO, and Mark Novotny as Chairman With new FDA clearance, Abbott Freestyle Libre users can ditch handheld readers for an app Eight New Operating Rooms […]

Adhesive Innovation Helps Clinicians Confidently Meet the Most Challenging Demands of Critical Tube Securement

New 3M™ Durapore™ Advanced Surgical Tape provides exceptional adhesion to meet clinicians’ securement needs   PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–One of the most important, yet stressful jobs clinicians do is to ensure critical, life-sustaining tubes are safely secured because even the slightest millimeter of movement can be life-threatening for some patients. While recent adhesive advances have incrementally […]

October 11, 2018: In The Know

HabitAware, maker of bracelet that minds annoying habits, wins the Minnesota Cup University of Minnesota Medical School Researchers Have Discovered How to Slow Aging Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Fairview Health Services Announce “Strive” Product Portfolio for 2019 Teleflex Acquires Essential Medical Mayo complex is early test of Rochester’s big plans How […]

August 16, 2018: In The Know

Mayo Clinic names Farrugia as new CEO     University of Minnesota reports breakthrough in 3-D printing for spinal cord repair     Takeda is banking on a SuperTarget-sized biologic plant in Brooklyn Park     Medtronic launches In.Pact Admiral drug-coated balloon in Japan   Mayo Clinic again ranked nation’s top hospital Minneapolis Health IT […]

July 26, 2018: In The Know

This Man Rewrites the Genetic Code of Animals Gener8tor Announced the Newest Startups in its gBETA Medtech Accelerator U of M Seeks to License New Algorithm Predicting Mortality Risks for Seriously Ill Patients Hitch Health and Lyft Demonstrate Significant Reduction in Missed Medical Appointments Boston Scientific Announces Results For Second Quarter 2018 3M delivers strong […]

July 12, 2018: In The Know

Relievant Medsystems settles into Twin Cities, sees big promise for back treatment Medtronic touts one-year data from insulin pump study Boston Scientific to Acquire Cryterion Medical, Inc. Hitch Health raises $900K for health care ride-sharing Blue Cross taps Anthem exec as new CEO Mayo Spin-Off Ambient Clinical Analytics Eyes Euro Markets with Dutch Backer Med-tech […]

June 14, 2018: In The Know

3M sticks it to non-sticky medical tape LogicStream Health Receives 2018 MedTech Breakthrough Award for Clinical Efficiency Innovation     Medtech companies need to expand their philosophy: Here’s why VivaQuant Technology Shows Promise for Improving Drug Safety Assessment Accuracy Medtronic wins FDA nod for DBS clinician programmer Medibio Broadens Opportunities with Compatibility to Fitbit Wearable […]

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 its reputation had grown and attendance had grown with it. Spread across three floors of the Intercontinental Riverfront in downtown St. Paul, DeviceTalks brought together senior staff from across the United States for two days […]

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