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In the Know: Healthcare News for August 12, 2019

Veritas Capital-backed Guidehouse to Acquire Navigant Consulting, Inc. for $1.1 Billion Mortenson plans second, bigger Discovery Square building in Rochester University of Minnesota achieves transplant in monkeys without long-term immune-fighting drugs Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Initiative Aims to Catalyze Creative Solutions to Health Inequities Abbott ramping up FreeStyle Libre production following bountiful […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for July 15, 2019

Boston Scientific plans for 75 new products by 2022 Top US hospital opens London clinic offering £5k ‘health MoTs’ Reprise Biomedical Raises $12.5 Million and Completes Spin-Off From Miromatrix Medical UnitedHealth Group Invests In Job Of The Future: ‘Data Scientists’ 6 MAA Members Make Forbes’ List of Best Employers for Women Joan Gabel takes helm […]

In the Know: Medical Alley News for July 1, 2019

UnitedHealth Agrees to Buy Payments Firm Equian for $3.2 Billion Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and North Memorial Health Join Forces to Transform Healthcare in Minnesota Sansoro Health and Datica Announce Merger Optum exec will become new UnitedHealthcare CEO Mayo Clinic receives $5 million gift to establish Center for Women’s Health Minnesota Cup […]

In The Know: News from Medical Alley for June 24, 2019

UnitedHealth to buy health-payment business Equian for $3.2B, WSJ says Dutch health care giant to move into One Discovery Square Murata Vios, Inc. Announces FDA Clearance for Second Generation Wireless Monitoring Platform Zoll acquires TherOx Colorado’s Ski Towns Could Fix the High Cost of American Health Care FTC puts limit on $4.3 billion clinic deal […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 17, 2019

‘What if we become the change we want to see’? We got a look at the slide deck of Bind, a startup that’s raised $70 million to upend the way we pay for healthcare Abbott touts real-world CGM data at diabetes conference AED Leader Cardiac Science Agrees to Be Acquired by ZOLL Upsher-Smith Laboratories Enters […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 10, 2019

Smiths Medical Appoints New CEO Medical device makers in Minnesota, U.S. brace for tariff fallout Mayo Clinic plans research building with $32 million gift Bio-Techne To Acquire B-MoGen Biotechnologies Inc. CVRx Adds $18m to Funding Round Upsizing Upsher-Smith Labs Medtronic wins $150m radiology, imaging equipment DoD supply contract Medical-data firm Flywheel nabs another $2.5 million […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 3, 2019

California teen traveling to U of M to study her own rare skin disorder Telerehabilitation improves quality of life for patients with late-stage cancers, reduces costs Using the heart’s natural pacemaker wires Study: Many Americans Say They Are More Likely to Participate in a Fitness Routine if Given Opportunity to Socialize, Earn Financial Incentives Abbott, […]

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: April 15, 2019

Elucent Medical Receives FDA Clearance for Innovation for Breast Tumor Removal Procedures Medtronic, BCBS Minnesota ink value-based diabetes deal Zipnosis Launches Customizable Offering Aimed at Accelerating Personalized Virtual Care Nuvaira, Evolve Additive Solutions, StemoniX lead Q1 VC deals in Minnesota Minnesota lawmaker proposes Rare Disease Advisory Council New technology to empower Parkinson’s patients University of […]

In the Know: April 8, 2019

Mayo Clinic finds 3 factors in care plan extend life for advanced pancreatic cancer patients RxFunction Seeking $12 Million in New Financing New app Yonder, developed at U, takes a bite out of kids’ dental anxieties UHC Named Minnesota’s Most Valuable Brand Ecolab Inc. joins Business Coalition for the Equality Act in support of LGBTQ […]

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