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At The Table – Federal: March 1, 2021

Introduction from Bobby Patrick, VI, Vice President of Strategic Growth and Strategy Welcome to the first edition of At The Table: Federal! This monthly newsletter highlights the policy and advocacy work of the Medical Alley Association and provides a behind-the-scenes look at the events, issues, and decisions happening in our nation’s capital that impact our […]

Medical Alley Leads the Nation in Transformation of Payment Models

Bright Health, Bind Benefits account for half of venture capital invested nationally. 2020 was a record year for investment in Medical Alley startups. The region raised $1.4 billion, exceeding $1 billion by Q3, on the heels of breaking $1 billion in 2019. Health plan startups Bright Health and Bind Benefits, along with digital device company […]

The Medical Alley Association Announces Exciting Changes to its Board of Directors

Medical Alley, MN – The Medical Alley Association is thrilled to announce the election of new officers to its executive committee and six new board members, effective January 1, 2021. James Rogers, Chief Business Development Officer of Mayo Clinic, has been elected as incoming chair of the Medical Alley Association Board of Directors. Rogers has […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for November 2, 2020

Abbott Wins Prestigious Prix Galien USA Award for First-of-its-Kind MitraClip™ Device GE Healthcare Joins The Medical Alley Association Ecolab CEO Doug Baker retiring; Christophe Beck tapped for top job Medtronic Expands ENT Portfolio with FDA Clearance of NIM Vital™ Next Generation Intraoperative Nerve Monitoring System and Acquisition of Ai Biomed Corp. 3M is making more […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for October 26, 2020

Bind lands $105M funding round to fuel expansion into fully insured health plan market Allina Health and Coloplast Leaders Join Medical Alley Association Board of Directors Collagen Solutions Plc Acquired by Rosen’s Diversified, Inc. Mayo Clinic’s Sprint To Develop A COVID Vaccine The Check Up: Dr. Penny Wheeler and Tom Lindquist of Allina Health and […]

IMPACT: Medical Alley and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Published October 15, 2020 Life, as we have known it, has changed. We celebrate the healthcare and public safety professionals, and the essential workers who continue to go to work every day to help others. We celebrate the acts of kindness and empathy; the countless recoveries and families reunited.  We continue to be in this […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for October 12, 2020

Cleveland Clinic Unveils Top 10 Medical Innovations For 2021 3M survey: Trust in science rises during pandemic Recombinetics Inc. Merges with Makana Therapeutics to Accelerate Xenotransplantation gBETA Medtech Announces Fall 2020 Companies HabitAware receives $1M grant from the National Science Foundation How Medtronic’s new diversity leader wants to make the company even better Meet the […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for September 8, 2020

CMS agrees to cover ‘breakthrough’ medical devices New Technologies Are Ushering in the Biggest Revolution in Senior Care in Over a Century University of Minnesota’s microbiology research facility key to national ‘moonshot’ effort to fight COVID FDA approves Medtronic MiniMed 770G insulin pump for young children Baxter’s dialysis filter wins De Novo nod Like Nothing […]

Minnesota Struggles to Get Crucial Medical Supplies as Coronavirus Numbers Grow – April 5, 2020

Via Twin Cities Pioneer Press When she discovered that shipments of face shields from a Maryland-based manufacturer were on three-week back order through Amazon.com, Maggie Sartori — a supply chain director for Allina Health — threw up her hands and resorted to Plan B. Sartori called up a manufacturer in Northeast Minneapolis, bought thousands of […]

The Value of Telemedicine During a Global Pandemic

The CDC is encouraging the liberal use of telehealth tools in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Telehealth technology, originally designed to give patients who live far from a provider reliable access to care, is now being used much more widely as a way to screen and diagnose patients without risking the spread of COVID-19 through […]

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