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In the Know: Healthcare News for Jan. 20, 2020

Medtronic wins 2020 Catalyst Award FDA-approved clinical trial to study expanded use of Abbott’s MitraClip Smiths Medical launches Portex tracheostomy tubes and kits Mayo Clinic launches its first Platform initiative Cerebral Therapeutics Completes $35 Million Series B Financing Tactile Medical CEO announces retirement in 2020 Medtronic receives CE Mark for neurostimulators for urology treatment Flannel […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for January 13, 2020

Mayo Clinic to create patient genetic data library FDA APPROVES LESS INVASIVE SURGICAL APPROACH FOR ABBOTT’S HEART PUMP TO HELP PATIENTS AVOID OPEN HEART SURGERY Allina partners with Optum on surgery centers Medtronic Acquires Stimgenics, Pioneer of DTM™, a Novel Spinal Cord Stimulation Therapy Bright Health scoops California health plan Brand New Day Teleflex’s UroLift […]

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 […]

For The Record with Mark Grant, Vice President of Strategic Channels, Diabetes Group, Medtronic

 Mark Grant joined the Medtronic family in 2004. He is a health care industry leader that draws upon a strong foundation of 20+ years of combined experience in commercial leadership, channel development and strategic solutions. Mark is credited for his ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change within the medical device industry – […]

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 Oct. 21, 2019

These are some of the best companies we saw at TCSW How Medtronic could help change healthcare for the better Nothing Basic About Abbott’s Diabetes Deal with Tandem What executives at UHG and Mayo want you to know before you pitch NIH-funded research consortium to target frontotemporal lobar degeneration Medtronic to Buy Israeli Catheter Developer […]

Move to Value-Based Care Accelerates in Medical Alley Thanks to Proposed Changes to Federal Rules

Standing in Mayo Clinic’s downtown Minneapolis facility, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services Eric D. Hargan, and Director of White House Domestic Policy Council Joe Grogan announced proposed rule changes to the Medicare physician self-referral law (commonly known as Stark Law) and the federal […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for Sept. 23, 2019

MAA Congratulates Jodi Hubler on Her Appointment to Launch Minnesota Advisory Board CEOs of Minnesota’s biggest health players take aim AI myths Senate lawmakers direct CMS to boost non-opioid device reimbursement UEL Joins BARDA Accelerator Network University of Minnesota discovery is now a first-in-human clinical trial for leukemia 3M and M*Modal Combine Advanced Technologies to […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for September 2, 2019

Medical Alley Association’s Statement on the Upcoming Retirement of Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak UnitedHealthcare launches new UnitedHealthcare Hearing vertical Minnesota Blues strikes up outcomes-based cancer care arrangement Mayo’s Q2 income soars Medtronic Drops Huge Update on Surgical Robotics System Smiths Medical announces partnership with Medline Industries, Inc Abbott touts potential of 15-minute concussion detection ZOLL […]

Medical Alley Association Bolsters Leadership with Five New Board Members

Five senior leaders of Medical Alley companies have joined the Medical Alley Association’s board of directors to help guide the organization and community through the coming changes facing the healthcare industry. The new board members will deepen the organization’s roots in the payer and health technology segments of healthcare while providing the organization with their […]

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