Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota – Medical Alley Association
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In the Know: Healthcare News for September 13, 2021

Medical Alley Association Congratulates Allina Health Chief Executive Officer Dr. Penny Wheeler on Her Retirement CoraVie Medical Wins Life Sciences Division of MN Cup Tactile Medical Announces Acquisition of AffloVest® University of Minnesota Launches Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity Mitesco, Inc. Announces Opening of The Good Clinic™ in Eden Prairie Marsh McLennan Agency Acquires North […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 23, 2021

Bright HealthCare Planning Expansion into 42 New Markets Mayo Announces $200 Million Expansion of Proton Cancer Therapy Center Abbott’s Amulet FDA Approval Sets Stage for US Market Fight with Boston Scientific John Wainwright PhD Joins MIVI Neuroscience as Vice President, R&D Unite Us Acquires Analytics Leader Carrot Health to Become the Only Nationwide Solution to […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 2, 2021

Pops AI Virtual Health Assistant and Glucometer Now Available at Best Buy Gravie Announces Two New Vice Presidents SpineThera Announces Issuance of Fourth and Fifth Patents Covering its Sustained-Release Platform Technology Mayo Clinic Leads U.S. & World Report Ranking of Top Hospitals Olympus Makes SeleCT™ QCT Analysis Available Nationwide via the Nuance AI Marketplace to […]

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 […]

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