Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota – Medical Alley Association

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

In The Know: Healthcare News for June 21

Aldevron to be Acquired for $9.6B by Danaher Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Names Matt Hunt as Chief Experience Officer Medical Alley Members Recognized as Finalists in EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Provation and PE GI Solutions Announce Master Subscription Agreement Medical Alley Members Among Top 50 Medtech Startups Selected for Annual […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for April 19, 2021

ZOLL Medical Corporation Acquires Respicardia, Inc DiaSorin to Buy Luminex for $1.8B Allina, HealthPartners Ink New Value-Based Care Agreement Mayo Clinic Launches Two Joint Ventures to Build, Commercialize Diagnostic AI Tools Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Launches Program with DaVita’s VillageHealth to Improve Care for Members with Kidney Disease Turning Point Inc., Hazelden […]

Blue Cross Blue Shield CEO and Medical Alley Association Board Member Craig Samitt Announces Retirement

MEDICAL ALLEY, MN – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota (BCBS of MN) announced on March 31 that its CEO, Dr. Craig Samitt, will retire on May 3 after nearly three years leading one of the state’s largest and most influential healthcare organizations. Samitt has played a major role in driving forward the healthcare industry […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for April 5, 2021

Blue Cross CEO Craig Samitt to retire in May Cancer Genetics and StemoniX Announce Merger Closing Great North Labs Starts Raising a Second Fund, Has Raised $13.9M Coloplast Awarded Ostomy Products Contract with Vizient Ecolab Introduces New Digital Training Solution to Improve Operating Room Cleanliness and Turnaround Time Bio-Techne Announces Receipt of COVID-19 Innovation Award […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for March 29, 2021

GE Healthcare 2D/3D imaging system wins FDA nod FDA Grants Breakthrough Nod for System to Wean People From Mechanical Ventilation Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Peripheral Support Catheters From WavePoint Medical, LLC Intricon Appoints Kathleen Pepski to its Board of Directors New Study Shows Artificial Heart Valves Can Grow and Function in Lambs M […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for March 22, 2021

Gravie Secures $28 Million in Financing Led by AXA Venture Partners Takeda Grants J&J German Production Capacity for COVID-19 Shot GE Healthcare Launches New Wireless Hand-Held Ultrasound as CEO Eyes Growing Market Inspire Medical Systems, Inc. Announces FDA Approval of Two-Incision Implant Procedure Kindeva Seals Deal to Expand Operations at Charnwood Campus Blue Cross and […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for March 1, 2021

Launch Minnesota Awards Over $450,000 in Innovation Grants to Startups National Addiction Treatment, Mental Health Leader Hazelden Betty Ford Promotes Physician to Be Next CEO Bio-Techne and Luminary Therapeutics Sign License Agreement for Use of Bio-Techne’s TcBuster™ for the Development of Luminary’s CAR-T Cell Therapies  The U of M School of Public Health Received a […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for February 15, 2021

Blue Cross Extends Virtual-Care Coverage Through the End of 2021 Preceptis Medical Raises $3.8M After ‘Hummingbird’ Gets FDA Clearance CentraCare Receives $1.2M Grant to Build New Empath Unit Intricon Corporation Announces Appointment of CFO Rochester’s Destination Medical Center Forges Ahead, Despite COVID-19 Central Logic Saw Record-Breaking Growth, Awareness and Momentum in 2020 as Health Systems […]

Medical Alley Leads the Nation in Transformation of Payment Models

Bright Health, Bind Benefits account for half of venture capital invested nationally. 2020 was a record year for investment in Medical Alley startups. The region raised $1.4 billion, exceeding $1 billion by Q3, on the heels of breaking $1 billion in 2019. Health plan startups Bright Health and Bind Benefits, along with digital device company […]

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 […]

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