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Resiliency and Relationships: How to Navigate the Disrupted Supply Chain

The global nature of modern supply chains often means that success comes from improved relations with governmental entities, streamlined movement of goods around the world, and optimized processes. However, as discussed in our recent webinar, “Supply Chain Operations in the Age of COVID-19: What We Know & Where We Go” sponsored by King Solutions, an […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for June 15, 2020

Mayo Tops Newsweek’s 2020 Best Hospitals List Nuvaira Announces FDA Breakthrough Designation for AIRFLOW-3 Pivotal Trial Device HistoSonics Announces $40 Million Financing Be The Match® Appoints Amy Ronneberg as Chief Executive Officer Medtronic lands CE Mark for MiniMed 780G insulin pump Our Actions to Confront Racism and Advance Social Justice Listening, understanding, acting Capsule, a […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 8, 2020

The George Floyd case has rocked a major U.S. medtech hub: Here’s what industry leaders think Upholding our social contract UnitedHealth to donate $10M to George Floyd family, rebuilding causes Medtronic turns to Titan Medical as it makes robot-assisted surgery play Pace Analytical® Acquires Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. Central Logic Announces Strategic Investment from Rubicon […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for May 26, 2020

Lee Jones Selected University of Minnesota Entrepreneur of the Year Medtronic, Abbott, Thermo Fisher Are The World’s Largest Healthcare Companies In 2020 Med-tech company Tactile Medical announces new CEO Corporate America’s Most Underrated Innovation Strategy: 3M’s 15% Rule Medtronic execs see quick recovery, increased M&A NaviHealth trades hands again with Optum acquisition DeviceTalks Weekly: EP. […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for May 18, 2020

Medtronic receives US FDA approval for Cobalt and Crome implantable ICDs Boston Scientific prices $1.7b offering Minnesota Blues CEO Craig Samitt on COVID-19, 2021 Rates Increases, Telehealth, Medicare for all, and WFH Smiths Medical Acquires the Business of Access Scientific, LLC, Expanding Vascular Access Offering Minnesota Masons give $35 million to the University of Minnesota […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for May 11, 2020

Rebiotix and Ferring announce world’s first with positive preliminary pivotal Phase 3 data for investigational microbiome-based therapy RBX2660 3M completes $650M drug delivery unit sale, but business to remain in Twin Cities Predictive Oncology Initiates $2.2M Direct Stock Offering Study tests revolutionary treatments for depression The Lacek Group Expands Healthcare Practice and Joins Medical Alley […]

Ford and 3M begin shipping respirators to front-line health workers fighting coronavirus pandemic

Via CNBC “3M is selling and distributing the Ford-designed respirators through 3M-authorized distributors. Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle is the first customer to order and take delivery, the automaker said.” “3M and Ford say they will donate any profits from the medical equipment sales to Covid-related nonprofit organizations.” “The newly designed respirators include a […]

3M Awarded Department of Defense Contracts to Further Expand U.S. Production of N95 Respirators

Via 3M 3M has been awarded two contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense in recent weeks to further expand U.S. production of N95 respirators in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Beginning in January, 3M ramped up production of respirators and doubled its global output to 1.1 billion per year – including 35 million N95 […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for May 4, 2020

The Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder is a winner of Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards Health Care Industry Veteran Jodi Hubler Named President of Bind Bright Health Names Mike Mikan as CEO COVID-19 Proves Telemedicine Is the Future of Health Care M Health Fairview rolls out curbside care Prospero Health Partners With GrandPad to Improve […]

Minnesota Gets Supply Chain, Warehouse Expertise from Target, Ecolab, Other Corporations

Via Star Tribune “Maplewood-based 3M’s team is helping ferret out fraudulent suppliers or products. Target helped the state develop a web-based tool that can help businesses track the health of their workforce.” “And Bloomington-based filtration giant Donaldson Co. and St. Paul-based Ecolab are helping with supply chain expertise.” “‘We view our best opportunity to help […]

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