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In The Know: Healthcare News for September 21, 2020

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Expands Access Statewide To Supportive Care Services From Livio Health Mayo scientists develop mathematical index to distinguish healthy microbiome from diseased Using Predictive Analytics to Target SDoH Interventions During COVID-19 FedEx SenseAware ID device expected to see use for COVID-19 vaccine shipments University of Minnesota R&D expenditures break […]

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Expands Access Statewide To Supportive Care Services From Livio Health

Virtual Care Available Statewide at No Additional Cost for Medicare Advantage and Fully Insured Commercial Members SAINT PAUL, Minn., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) today announced that supportive care services from Livio Health will be expanded for the second time this year, making access available to more than 240,000 Blue […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for Sept. 14, 2020

Medtronic TTVR system wins breakthrough device designation Minnetronix Medical Gets FDA Clearance on Innovative Neurosurgical Access Platform FDA clears DiaSorin test that differentiates between COVID, flu Boston Scientific launches Vercise Genus DBS system in Europe Abilitech named Minne Inno’s ‘Women-led Startup of the Year’ Regulatory and Quality Solutions LLC (R&Q) Acquires Maetrics to Form the […]

U.S. Reps. Angie Craig and Dean Phillips Join Medical Alley for a Value-Based Care Roundtable

On February 20, the Medical Alley Association convened a roundtable of leaders from our community along with U.S. Representatives Angie Craig and Dean Phillips hosted by Best Buy about the growth of value-based care and the policy barriers to its expansion. A bit more than six months later, the group convened again and once again […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 31, 2020

Abbott’s Fast, $5, 15-Minute, Easy-to-Use COVID-19 Antigen Test Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization; Mobile App Displays Test Results to Help Our Return to Daily Life; Ramping Production to 50 Million Tests a Month Allina Health and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Commit to Landmark Value-Based Contract in Minnesota Cancer Genetics and StemoniX Sign […]

Allina Health and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Commit to Landmark Value-Based Contract in Minnesota

New Payment Model Focused on Increasing Connected Care and Reducing Health Inequities  (Minneapolis/St. Paul) August 27, 2020 – Following more than a year of collaboration and planning, Allina Health and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) today announced a six-year, value-based payment agreement between the two organizations, which collectively serve a significant […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for August 24, 2020

Cancer Genetics and StemoniX Sign Definitive Agreement to Merge University of Minnesota heads federal COVID-19 antibody trial Pelvital Announces FDA Clearance of Flyte™, In-Home Pelvic Floor Muscle Treatment for Stress Urinary Incontinence Expanding the Number of Lungs for Transplant as COVID-19 Increases Demand: One-Minute Interview with Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Jorge M. Mallea Forward Industries Acquires […]

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Announces $70 Million in Premium Relief and Rebates

(Eagan, Minnesota) August 14, 2020 — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Blue Plus (Blue Cross) today announced plans to provide more than $38 million in premium relief for thousands of Medicare members, individual and family plan members, and fully insured businesses throughout the state. All of these one-time credits, which will range […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 10, 2020

Mayo’s plasma program shows first signs of COVID-19 benefit University of Minnesota turns natural killer cells against COVID-19 FDA approves new Medtronic neurostim leads Best Buy’s health chief to step down, will remain an advisor as company pursues long-term ambitions Rival drugmakers launch joint trial of medicines for COVID-19  Cantel Medical names new president Walking […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 3, 2020

Non-COVID vaccines offer some COVID protection, Mayo Clinic reports Blue Cross of Minnesota CEO Craig Samitt, M.D., on Achieving Healthcare Transformation Through a Social Justice Lens Mayo Clinic CEO: The Pandemic Has Unleashed an Uninvited, but Necessary Chance for Health Care to Change 3M advances social justice initiatives with new leadership appointment U Of M […]

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