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In the Know — March 18, 2019

Forging a new path for health care Immigration to US Westernizes Asian guts Lancaster-based Smart Health Innovation Lab’s 3rd client, OneOme, has Mayo Clinic ties FDA approves new indication for valve repair device to treat certain heart failure patients with mitral regurgitation Boston Scientific wins CE Mark for Watchman FLX anti-stroke implant POPS! Diabetes Care […]

In the Know: Healthcare News from Medical Alley, March 1, 2019

Tiny medical device designed in Minnesota repairs the tiniest hearts StemoniX lands $14.4M to develop ‘micro-organs’ – Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal Medtronic’s RF Ablation Platform FDA Cleared to Control Pain Mayo Clinic researchers identify gene that may predict pancreatic cancer in people with Type 2 diabetes Microbiologics rapidly evolving in the virology industry […]

In The Know: Healthcare News From Medical Alley, Feb. 18. 2019

Nuvaira Announces a $79 Million Financing Round to Pursue Groundbreaking Treatment of COPD Mayo Clinic researchers develop more efficient system to reprogram stem cells The Tech 20: Innovations That Should Be On Your Radar Memphis preemie receives world’s first commercially-approved, pea-sized heart device Medtronic and Medical University of South Carolina Team Up to Improve Outcomes […]

In the Know: Medical Alley News, January 28, 2019

Techstars New Health Care Partner: Announcing UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars Six MAA Members Named to Fortune’s List of Most Admired Companies Medtronic to Acquire EPIX Therapeutics, Expanding Its Cardiac Ablation Portfolio Ferring, Rebiotix and Karolinska Institutet extend collaboration to research next generation of microbiome treatments Boston Scientific launches primary cell and deep brain stimulation […]

Medical Alley Powering the Evolution of Healthcare with More Than $2.8 Billion Invested and $2 Billion in Exits

Medical Alley companies have raised more than $2.8 billion over the past 5 years, furthering the region’s reputation as the global epicenter of health innovation and care. For the second year in a row, Medical Alley’s diverse healthcare ecosystem raised more than $700 million across the sectors of medical device, digital health, biotechnology and new […]

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 […]

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