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Medical Alley Association Advocacy Newsletter

Medical Alley is the global epicenter of health innovation and care, where healthcare leaders call home. In Medical Alley, you will find the world’s leading health technology innovation cluster, the highest ranked hospital, and the globally recognized Destination Medical Center. Medical Alley is also home to more than 1,000 healthcare companies, employing more than 500,000 […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for February 10, 2020

Aria CV Receives FDA Breakthrough Designation for Its Medical Device for Treating Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Abbott’s In-Development Fully Implantable Heart Pump System Earns FDA’S Breakthrough Device Designation Mayo Clinic again receives top honors for high-quality patient care Nuvaira Announces Chief Financial Officer and Pivotal Study Milestone Rebiotix, a Ferring Company, Completes Enrollment for First-Ever, Pivotal […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for February 3, 2020

Minnesota health care companies raise $1 billion-plus in private funding in 2019 DEED Awards Launch Minnesota Innovation Grants to 20 Minnesota Startups ‘The world is shifting,’ health care CEOs say. So what’s next? Medical Alley Companies lead TCB’s Tech 20 List U of M invention licensing revenue up, spinoffs way up Heart valve invented in […]

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: Healthcare News for Jan. 20, 2020

Medtronic wins 2020 Catalyst Award FDA-approved clinical trial to study expanded use of Abbott’s MitraClip Smiths Medical launches Portex tracheostomy tubes and kits Mayo Clinic launches its first Platform initiative Cerebral Therapeutics Completes $35 Million Series B Financing Tactile Medical CEO announces retirement in 2020 Medtronic receives CE Mark for neurostimulators for urology treatment Flannel […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for January 13, 2020

Mayo Clinic to create patient genetic data library FDA APPROVES LESS INVASIVE SURGICAL APPROACH FOR ABBOTT’S HEART PUMP TO HELP PATIENTS AVOID OPEN HEART SURGERY Allina partners with Optum on surgery centers Medtronic Acquires Stimgenics, Pioneer of DTM™, a Novel Spinal Cord Stimulation Therapy Bright Health scoops California health plan Brand New Day Teleflex’s UroLift […]

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 November 11, 2019

Stryker announces definitive agreement to acquire Wright Medical for $5.4 Billion Regeneron and Vyriad Announce Strategic Agreement for Discovery and Development of New Oncolytic Virus Treatments for Cancer Maple Grove-based Pursuit Vascular sold for $75 million to California firm Digi International spends $140 million to buy New Jersey IT company In $660 Million Deal, Takeda […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for October 28, 2019

FDA grants $3m to MDIC for quality improvement, cybersecurity programs State devotes $2.5 million to help startups A Move to Managed Care Will Strengthen UnitedHealth Stock 5 MN companies in top 250 of Forbes ‘World’s Best Employers’ University of Minnesota opens first-ever US clinical trial of engineered iPSC-derived cell therapy for blood cancer Medtronic Unveils […]

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