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3M could make more N95 respirators in Ford factories

Via Star Tribune “3M and Ford say they will work together to make more N95 air respirators for health care workers, possibly at Ford factories.” “The companies are still working out the details on how they will work together in response to needs exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. Ford has halted auto manufacturing operations in […]

3M Outlines Actions to Support Healthcare Effort to Combat COVID-19

Via 3M ST. PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–3M is fully committed to fight the spread of COVID-19 by supporting the healthcare workers in the United States and worldwide. “This pandemic is affecting us all, and we are doing all we can to support public health and especially our first-responders and those impacted by this global health crisis. […]

Focusing on people, product during the coronavirus outbreak

via 3M “In Aberdeen, South Dakota, Tim Hofer stood in front of a production line that was turning out thousands of 3M N95 respirators. The plant was running around the clock in response to the coronavirus outbreak – and the resulting global demand for respirators.” “’We know what we have to do, we know we […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for March 9, 2020

COVID-19: How Mayo Clinic is preparing to respond to a potential pandemic Vice President Mike Pence visits 3M on coronavirus tour Takeda Pharma says it is developing coronavirus drug Coronavirus – How Health Plans Can Help Their Members Stay Safe from COVID-19 Right Now CE Mark for Abbott’s FlexNav Delivery System for TAVI Valve Sanofi […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for March 2, 2020

PhysIQ and U.S. Veteran’s Affairs Publish Breakthrough Study Takeda Takes Aim at Becoming World Leader in Treating Celiac and Other GI Disorders Abilitech aims to arm people with independence Medtronic names its first chief inclusion and diversity officer Cleveland Clinic spinout Cardionomic raises $16 million Abbott touts real-world data around FreeStyle Libre system gBETA Medtech […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for Jan. 27, 2019

Manny Villafaña raising $10 million for Medical 21 BREAKING: Medtronic wins FDA approval for Micra AV Three Industry Leaders Form New Venture to Create Scalable Manufacturing Platforms for Cell and Gene Therapies Major Texas health system will use CHF Solutions’ Aquadex FlexFlow system Starkey’s Livio Hearing Aid Has New AI Capabilities Spotlight: Flywheel leaves science […]

In the Know: The Biggest Healthcare Stories of 2019

Medical Device Excise Tax Fully Repealed Minnesota’s Angel Tax Credit Returns Gov. Walz Shows Support for Entrepreneurs with Creation of Launch Minnesota Proposed Changes to Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Announced in Medical Alley Bright Health Raises $635M in Latest Funding Round Optum completes acquisition of DaVita Medical Group from DaVita 3M buys medical device […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for November 27, 2019

Starkey Livio AI: The 100 Best Inventions of 2019 In Silicon Valley, startup cofounder battles VC over the future of health insurance Cancer-killing virus designer Vyriad raises $24.4 million 3M, Medtronic lead Minnesota companies on Management Top 250 list Mayo Clinic expands out of U.S. with Abu Dhabi hospital ExceleraRx, a network for expensive specialty […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for Nov. 18, 2019

New Abbott Labs CEO has deep background in medical devices Possible Faegre Baker Daniels merger would form one of nation’s top 50 law firms Workforce, job creation and startups among Greater MSP’s top priorities Optum CEO named UnitedHealth Group president Excelera Joins Medical Alley Association to Influence Positive Change for Complex Patient Care Made in […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for October 14, 2019

Phase 2 Results: Microbiota-Based RBX2660 Safe, Efficacious for Preventing C diff Recurrence Medtronic Bids for FDA Approval of OAB/FI Neuromodulation Device – MassDevice Recombinetics Announces Collaboration with Mayo Clinic to Develop the First-Ever Swine Models of Osteogenesis Imperfecta This Is the Strongest Pipeline in Medtronic’s History Funding Roundup: 4C Medical Spineology Seek Millions West Monroe […]

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