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Move to Value-Based Care Accelerates in Medical Alley Thanks to Proposed Changes to Federal Rules

Standing in Mayo Clinic’s downtown Minneapolis facility, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services Eric D. Hargan, and Director of White House Domestic Policy Council Joe Grogan announced proposed rule changes to the Medicare physician self-referral law (commonly known as Stark Law) and the federal […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for Sept. 23, 2019

MAA Congratulates Jodi Hubler on Her Appointment to Launch Minnesota Advisory Board CEOs of Minnesota’s biggest health players take aim AI myths Senate lawmakers direct CMS to boost non-opioid device reimbursement UEL Joins BARDA Accelerator Network University of Minnesota discovery is now a first-in-human clinical trial for leukemia 3M and M*Modal Combine Advanced Technologies to […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for September 2, 2019

Medical Alley Association’s Statement on the Upcoming Retirement of Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak UnitedHealthcare launches new UnitedHealthcare Hearing vertical Minnesota Blues strikes up outcomes-based cancer care arrangement Mayo’s Q2 income soars Medtronic Drops Huge Update on Surgical Robotics System Smiths Medical announces partnership with Medline Industries, Inc Abbott touts potential of 15-minute concussion detection ZOLL […]

Medical Alley Association Bolsters Leadership with Five New Board Members

Five senior leaders of Medical Alley companies have joined the Medical Alley Association’s board of directors to help guide the organization and community through the coming changes facing the healthcare industry. The new board members will deepen the organization’s roots in the payer and health technology segments of healthcare while providing the organization with their […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 27, 2019

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota to drop insulin co-pay to $0 CVRx Receives FDA Approval for World’s First Heart Failure Neuromodulation Device Q&A: ‘The key is going to be providing information that’s actually helpful’ U.S. health care system must adopt nimbler, more transparent model Starkey Hearing Technologies Named Stevie Awards Winner New cancer […]

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 […]

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