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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 […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for January 4, 2021

Mayo Clinic Aims to Improve COVID-19 Pandemic Outlook in Black Communities Former Medical Alley Executive Looks to Ramp Up Sales of Medication Dispenser Through Omcare Fang Consulting Among Inc. Magazine’s 5,000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America State, 3M Partner to Remove 500K Counterfeit N95 Respirators From Circulation Blue Cross Blue Shield Dedicates $400K to Support […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for December 28, 2020

Minnesota Healthcare Leaders Work Together on COVID-19 Response, Ending Systemic Racism FDA OKs Ecolab’s Bioquell Technology for N95 Decontamination 4C Medical Technologies Announces Completion of a $10M Over-Subscribed Convertible Note Financing Anoka-Hennepin Schools Partner With Hazelden betty Ford to Help Students With Addiction M Health Fairview Staff Donates $100K to Second Harvest Heartland BioSig’s Division […]

The Medical Alley Association Announces Exciting Changes to its Board of Directors

Medical Alley, MN – The Medical Alley Association is thrilled to announce the election of new officers to its executive committee and six new board members, effective January 1, 2021. James Rogers, Chief Business Development Officer of Mayo Clinic, has been elected as incoming chair of the Medical Alley Association Board of Directors. Rogers has […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for November 9, 2020

Allina Health Runs Only Clinical Trial Site in MN for Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine Study Bloomington med-tech firm raises $70 million for back pain therapy Boston Scientific Receives FDA Approval for the Ranger™ Drug-Coated Balloon CVRx secures reimbursement win from CMS Starkey and OrCam Partner to Provide Groundbreaking Assistive Technology to Hearing and Visually Impaired […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for November 2, 2020

Abbott Wins Prestigious Prix Galien USA Award for First-of-its-Kind MitraClip™ Device GE Healthcare Joins The Medical Alley Association Ecolab CEO Doug Baker retiring; Christophe Beck tapped for top job Medtronic Expands ENT Portfolio with FDA Clearance of NIM Vital™ Next Generation Intraoperative Nerve Monitoring System and Acquisition of Ai Biomed Corp. 3M is making more […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for October 5, 2020

Revel and NovuHealth Merge to Create Leading Technology Platform Company Focused on Healthcare Member Engagement University of Minnesota develops AI algorithm to analyze chest X-rays for COVID-19 SentiAR Announces FDA 510K Clearance of CommandEP™ System, the First Holographic Cardiac Ablation Guidance System Medtronic to acquire Avenu Medical UnitedHealthcare to Roll Out Medicare Expansion Next Year […]

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