In the Know — Healthcare News for May 27, 2019

Apple Watch app for nightmare disorder receives FDA breakthrough designation, opens enrollment for two RCTs MagStim wins FDA nod, launches StimGuide TMS navigation system Buoyed by CGT growth, Bio-Techne plans plant to supply $200m of reagents Minneapolis med-tech firm SynerFuse raises $2.6M FDA Approves Extension of Treatment for Short Bowel Syndrome to Include Children Strategic […]

In The Know — Healthcare News for May 3, 2019

3M buying Acelity in deal worth $6.7B Medtronic wins FDA approval for CareLink SmartSync CRM device manager Biotech firm Miromatrix Receives KidneyX Redesign Dialysis Phase I award NIH taps StemoniX’s organ-on-a-chip for opioid, addiction research Report: Takeda adopts value-based pricing for Crohn’s stem cell therapy in Europe Med-tech firm NeoChord adds $7M to earlier $25M […]

In the Know — Healthcare News From Medical Alley, April 29, 2019

NeoChord Raises Additional Financing to Drive Catheter-based Program Development, Bringing Total Series D Funding to over $32 Million Boston Scientific wins FDA approval for Lotus Edge TAVR Bright Health CEO Bob Sheehy on how the business has grown since record $200 million funding deal Matt Miller, head of UnitedHealthcare accelerator, says applications are flooding in […]

At The Table – April 23, 2019

Minnesota Legislature Begins Passing Budget Bills; Update on Medical Alley Association 2019 State Legislative Agenda Following their “spring break,” legislators are gearing up for a critical stretch of this session: ten days of budget bills. Starting today, the House and Senate will begin consideration of their respective omnibus finance bills. Each of these bills funds […]

In The Know: Healthcare News from Medical Alley for February 8, 2019

Leaders from Mayo Clinic, Phillips, and FedEx Named to The Business Journals’ Influencers: People We’re Watching in 2019 U of M, Hennepin Healthcare study gives hope to those told they would never walk again Teleflex gains FDA approval for Manta vascular closure device to make good on $160M acquisition The top 10 medical device states: […]

In the Know: Healthcare News from Medical Alley, Feb. 1, 2019

Relievant Announces Level l INTRACEPT Study Stopped Early for Superiority Healthcare Update Forum 2019: Minnesota Needs to Lead Industry Change C Diff Foundation Recognizes Rebiotix CEO with 2019 ‘Above and Beyond’ Award Inspire Medical Systems, Inc. Announces FDA Approval of New Sensing Lead Chemicals maker Entegris to buy Versum in $4 billion microchip bet HabitAware […]

Top Healthcare News For November 1, 2018: In The Know

Q&A with Aneela Idnani Kumar, who turned a bad habit into a Minnesota Cup-winning idea Startups Help Medical Discoveries Reach Patients, Clinics Heraeus acquires Evergreen Medical, PhysioTest Mayo Clinic, Eko pair up on machine learning tech to screen for heart diseases Switchback Medical acquires small Minnesota manufacturer The University of Minnesota’s craziest, most interesting innovations […]

In The Know: Top Healthcare News For October 18, 2018

Pops! Diabetes Makes Pepperdine Graziadio Business School’s Most Fundable Companies List     Where medtech is putting its money this November   On the sidelines of Startup Week: ‘Fly-ins’ get a $300 offer to check out the job scene   Boston Scientific touts 3-year Solyx stress urinary incontinence mesh trial data   Twin Cities Startup […]

September 14, 2018: In The Know

Boston Scientific Announces Agreement To Acquire Augmenix, Inc.   4C Medical raises $17m Series A for mitral repair device Contract med-tech manufacturer Minnetronix to launch own device   FDA launches pilot payer program to help mitigate coverage woes for medtech startups   CHF Solutions buys Vasamed’s AcQtrac   Aurora receives council approval for expansion project […]

August 9, 2018: In The Know

Boston Scientific acquires remainder of vein stent maker Veniti in $160M deal     Cantel Medical pays $17m for Stericycle’s clean room biz     First and Only: Fully Implanted Esteem® Hearing Device Receives FDA Approval for MR-Conditional Labeling at Both 1.5 and 3.0 Tesla     University Enterprise Labs’ new leader on bringing coworking […]

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