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In The Know: Healthcare News for March 8, 2021

Acquisition by ArchiMed’s NAMSA Makes it the Preeminent Contract Research Organization for Medtech Lab Testing Nu-Tek BioSciences to Build Dedicated Animal-free Peptone Manufacturing Facility to service Growing Biologics Supply Chain Demands Best Buy Health Offers Lively Health & Safety Services On Apple Watch For First Time Boston Scientific Announces Agreement To Acquire Lumenis LTD. Surgical […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for January 11, 2021

Tactile Medical Announces Sheri Dodd to Board of Directors UnitedHealth’s Optum to Buy Data Analytics Firm Change Healthcare in $13 Billion Deal Functional Neuromodulation Announces Breakthrough Device Designation from the U.S. FDA for Deep Brain Stimulation for Alzheimer’s Disease Bright Health Outperforms Expectations During Open Enrollment and Accelerates Its Membership Growth in 2021; Announces Agreement […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for December 7, 2020

Two Minnesota Retail Giants Pay Their Workers When It Counts Most Most Admired CEO: Mishek Led Hazelden Through Downturn, Opioids, COVID Amgen, Takeda and UCB Join Forces in New COVID-19 Drug Repurposing Study Nonin, Capsule, and Digi-Key Named in Inc.’s 2020 Best In Business Report Olive Acquires Verata Health to Accelerate AI Tech For Healthcare […]

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 28, 2020

Bright Health Inc. Announces $500 Million Series E Funding Including Significant Investments by Tiger Global Management, T. Rowe Price Associates, Blackstone, NEA and Bessemer Venture Partners Bind Launches Into the Fully-insured Market Spineology Gets FDA De Novo Grant of Minimally Invasive OptiMesh Expandable Interbody Fusion System Medtronic gains breakthrough nod for VAD driveline Fast Company […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 31, 2020

Abbott’s Fast, $5, 15-Minute, Easy-to-Use COVID-19 Antigen Test Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization; Mobile App Displays Test Results to Help Our Return to Daily Life; Ramping Production to 50 Million Tests a Month Allina Health and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Commit to Landmark Value-Based Contract in Minnesota Cancer Genetics and StemoniX Sign […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 10, 2020

Mayo’s plasma program shows first signs of COVID-19 benefit University of Minnesota turns natural killer cells against COVID-19 FDA approves new Medtronic neurostim leads Best Buy’s health chief to step down, will remain an advisor as company pursues long-term ambitions Rival drugmakers launch joint trial of medicines for COVID-19  Cantel Medical names new president Walking […]

Medical Alley Startups Lead During Uncertain Half

Despite the tumultuous start to the year, early and growth stage companies in Medical Alley raised over $250 million, almost exactly the five-year average for the first half. Medical device companies in Medical Alley raised more than their counterparts anywhere else in the country. As the conversation around aging in place accelerates, Medical Alley is […]

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 […]

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