In The Know: Minnesota’s Healthcare News for November 29, 2018

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Boston Scientific Announces Recommended Offer to Acquire BTG plc.


HHS Deputy Secretary Hargan Announces DSIIS Participants and First Meeting Date


Medtronic to Acquire Nutrino Health


Biotech company DiaMedica sets IPO terms to rake in up to $20M


Confirm Rx: PopSci’s ‘Best of 2018’


Bracelets That Help Kick Bad Habits

ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Ranked Number 366 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™


Cantel Medical To Acquire Omnia For Europe Expansion


2018 CFO of the Year: Brian Mower, Medibio


Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing


Blue Cross CEO Craig Samitt wants to be a disruptor for health care; here’s what that means for the Blues


Admedus reports $6.3 million revenues amid $12.7 million Star Bright backing


For Mayo scientist, spinal-injury research is personal

In the Fight Against Cancer, Sleeping Beauty Awakens


NHS clinical trial could pave the way for new depression treatment


NeuroOne Medical Technologies Corporation Announces Appointments to Artificial Intelligence Advisory Board


Mainstay Medical announces headline results from ReActiv8-B clinical study

Mayo partnership aims to teach digital stethoscope to detect heart trouble

Pursuit Vascular Announces Patent Notice of Allowance for its ClearGuard HD Antimicrobial Barrier Caps


Hill-Rom announces executive appointments


Our View: Mayo Clinic’s growth is good news for Rochester and state

In The Know: Key Healthcare News for November 15, 2018

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Mayo Clinic Ventures — seeds of entrepreneurship


Minnesota’s medtech industry raised $90M in Q3 2018


Solving sleep apnea with new procedure


Admedus reports $6.3 million revenues amid $12.7 million Star Bright backing


NeuroOne Medical Technologies Corporation Announces Appointments to Artificial Intelligence Advisory Board


Four biotech startups to watch in Rochester


Osprey Medical raises $7m, looks to raise $8m in entitlement offer


Mayo Clinic School of Medicine receives $200 million gift


Medtronic launches new trial in effort to bring hypertension treatment to market


Monteris Medical Announces the Publication of Positive Clinical Data for Its NeuroBlate® Laser System for Patients with Brain Metastasis


Developer of urine-linked drug files to raise $15M through public offering


2018 CFO of the Year: Mark Sylvester, Invenshure


2018 CFO of the Year: Eric Bosler, Zipnosis


Paul Marcun returns to Coloplast as a member of the Executive Management team and new Executive Vice President of Chronic Care


Global Kinetics Corporation’s PKG® Smartwatch Provides Clinically Meaningful Improvement in Parkinson’s Disease Symptom Assessment, Management and Medication Optimization, As Well As Projected Per Patient Cost Savings


Recombinetics to channel more funding into animal gene editing business


August 16, 2018: In The Know

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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 Co. Sansoro Health Raises $8M


How Pharmacogenomics Is Improving American Healthcare

This startup is daring to bring on-demand services to health insurance



Bright Health to Enter New York City Medicare Advantage Market in Partnership with Mount Sinai Health Partners




Dambisa Moyo, Mildstorm CEO, elected to 3M board


Ancor Capital Partners Sells WellSpring Pharma Services, Inc.


Celcuity Reports Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results



Admedus extends successful distribution deal for medication delivery pumps


Fusionetics Closes Capital Investment from Stella



TE Connectivity beats the Street on Q3 results



The Microbiome Therapeutics Innovation Group Announces Coalition Formation and Leadership Team



Electromed, Inc. Announces Results of an Independent Clinical Study: Bronchiectasis Exacerbations Reduced, Lung Function Stabilized with SmartVest®

May 17, 2018: In The Know

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Ecolab Ranks Eighth on 2018 Best Corporate Citizens List

Why Medtronic’s CEO Wants to Bring Values-Based Healthcare to Everyone

Boston Scientific’s drug-coated balloon succeeds in femoropopliteal segment at one year

U of M Honored as One the World’s Best at Spinning Off Companies from Research

Coloplast Announces the Launch of Biatain® Silicone with 3DFit Technology™

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Releases 2017 Community Report

Successful Commercialization of Gut Microbe Strain Could Net Mayo $55M

Minnesota med-tech industry seeks China tariff relief

Vyriad to build $9 million facility on former IBM site

Medtronic Begins U.S. Study of Drug-Eluting Stents to Evaluate Treatment of Bifurcation Lesions in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

Research Brief: UMN researchers make key discovery about human cancer virus protein

Women in Business Awards 2018: Kathleen Skarvan

Q&A With Chris McClain, VP of New Business Development and Sales

Biothera Pharmaceuticals Appoints Andrew D.C. LaFrence Chief Financial Officer

walkasins Tested for Longer-Term Effectiveness in Peripheral Neuropathy

Dupixent® (dupilumab) showed positive Phase 3 results in adolescents with inadequately controlled moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis

Aldevron Names Marc Wolff Chief Financial Officer

Sun BioPharma Provides Business Update and Files Report for Q1 2018

Admedus using capital raised to advance product development and share price growth

May 3, 2018: In The Know

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Made at Mayo: How Lifting a Startup Ban at One of the Nation’s Top Health Systems Ushered in a Wave of Innovation in Rochester


Entrepreneur of the Year Heartland Finalists Revealed, Minnesota Dominates Again

Electromed, Inc. Announces Results of a Longitudinal Outcome-Based Study: Bronchiectasis Exacerbations Significantly Reduced with HFCWO Therapy

ANI Pharmaceuticals Signs Definitive Agreements to Acquire Generic Products and Assets from Amneal/Impax

Cardionomic Nears Close of $9.6M Series B

Minne Ties® Agile MMF by Summit Medical Named Finalist for Medical Design Excellence Award

Ambient Clinical Analytics Solutions Proves Crucial in Saving Life

Harvard Bioscience Subsidiary Data Sciences International Launches Two Telemetry Implants to Enhance Neuroscience Research

Medtronic Announces TiONIC(TM) Technology, a Titanium 3D Printed Platform for Spine Surgery Implants

Osprey Medical posts double-digit sales growth for DyeVert Plus system

Minnetronix Announces Appointment of Elissa Lindsoe as Chief Financial Officer

Medibio Announces Global Launch of Corporate Mental Health For Business

Admedus appoints medtech expert Michael Oswell as vice president, development

3M Announces FDA Clearance of New Biological Indicator System Providing 24-Minute Results for Steam Sterilization

The Eyes Have It

UMN faculty member appointed to new federal pain management task force

September 28, 2017: In the Know

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  1. How Can Digital Health Alleviate Common Healthcare Pain Points?
  2. Post-Maria, Med-Tech Firms in Puerto Rico Work to Track Down Workers
  3. US Department of Defense Awards Humanetics Corporation $3.8 Million Grant for Advanced Development of Radiation Drug
  4. DoseMe Wins Place in Inaugural ANDHealth+ Program
  5. HealthLink Europe & International Acquired by Base Logistics Group
  6. Teva’s Migraine Candidate Shows Promising Late-Stage Data 
  7. Boston Scientific Touts 3-year Alair Follow-up Study Results 
  8. 3M Establishes a Global Relief Fund to Help Communities Affected by Recent Natural Disasters
  9. Inspire Medical Systems’ Inspire Therapy for Reducing Obstructive Sleep Apnea Demonstrates Long-term Safety and Sustained Benefit Following 5 Years of Treatment
  10. Metavention CEO hops to another VC-backed startup
  11. Admedus CEO Ready To Transform Company Again With TAVR
  12. Abbott Labs gets FDA approval for MRI-friendly defibrillator
  13. Mayo Research into Microbiome-Nutrition Connection Lands ADM’s Backing

September 6, 2017: In the Know

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  1. Study Concludes Vagal Nerve Blocking Therapy is Cost-Effective
  2. A Seat at the Table: Healthcare Tech Leaders Form Unique Board
  3. Mayo Clinic Researchers Review the Clinical Potential of Senolytic Drugs on Aging
  4. Electromed, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter Financial Results
  5. Here are the Startups in gener8tor’s First Minnesota Accelerator
  6. Admedus eyes new revenue stream through supply agreement with 4C Medical Technologies
  7. VigiLanz Achieves Top Rating for Overall Satisfaction in KLAS AMS Performance Report
  8. Local Study May Keep More Hearts Beating
  9. Osprey Medical Bags $10.3M as Sales Gain Momentum

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