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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 […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for March 2, 2020

PhysIQ and U.S. Veteran’s Affairs Publish Breakthrough Study Takeda Takes Aim at Becoming World Leader in Treating Celiac and Other GI Disorders Abilitech aims to arm people with independence Medtronic names its first chief inclusion and diversity officer Cleveland Clinic spinout Cardionomic raises $16 million Abbott touts real-world data around FreeStyle Libre system gBETA Medtech […]

In the Know: Healthcare News from Medical Alley for December 9, 2019

John Halamka named president of Mayo Clinic Platform NeuroOne Medical Technologies Corporation Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Evo(TM) Cortical Electrode Abilitech Medical raises $7.4 million Dr. Craig Samitt Headlines Medical Alley Representation on TCB 100 List Boston Scientific sells Zytiga royalties for $256m Case report: Stem cells a step toward improving motor, sensory function after […]

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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