Best Buy

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Bind Personalized Health Plan Outperforms Industry Benchmarks for Total Cost as Members Buy Higher-Quality, Lower-Cost Care

MINNEAPOLIS — (Aug. 18, 2020) — Bind Benefits, Inc. released data that shows its health plan outperformed risk-adjusted industry benchmarks for total cost by guiding members to higher-quality, lower-cost care. The results show that high member engagement and better health plan design can lower costs for employees and employers. Benchmarks, provided by an industry-leading global […]

Bind Named to 2020 CB Insights Digital Health 150 List of Most Innovative Digital Health Startups

MINNEAPOLIS — (Aug. 13, 2020) — Bind Benefits, Inc., a personalized health plan that creates an intuitive fit between people’s health benefit and the way they actually use health care, was named to the CB Insights Digital Health 150 list—the 150 most promising private digital health companies in the world. “The health benefits cost curve is unsustainable. And it’s […]

In The Know: Medical Alley News for July 27, 2020

Starkey President Brandon Sawalich Promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer Boston Scientific’s next-gen stroke prevention device gets FDA nod Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Extends Coverage  of Expanded Telehealth Benefits Through 2020 Medtronic Foundation Commits $16M in Health and Education Partnerships to Address Racial Disparities and Advance Social Justice in Black Communities Humanetics […]

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 […]

Medical Alley Companies Join Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund (MDRF) for Coronavirus

Via Minnesota Council on Foundations “In March 2020, the Minnesota Council on Foundations and Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation convened to discuss the impact of a potential coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the state of Minnesota. The outcome of the discussion led to the inception of the Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund (MDRF) for coronavirus, created to support community […]

Rep. Craig and Rep. Phillips Discuss Value-Based Care with Medical Alley Leaders

On February 20, U.S. Representatives Angie Craig (MN-2) and Dean Phillips (MN-5) joined a group of leaders from the Medical Alley community for a roundtable discussion on the progress toward value-based care in the state as well as what barriers still exist. The Representatives asked probing questions of the group, looking to better understand where […]

Keep your finger on the pulse of Medical Alley from anywhere with the ALLEY NEWSLETTER