Boston Scientific

How Boston Scientific is Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Via Boston Scientific “At Boston Scientific, our priority is to protect and aid the health and safety of our employees, our physician customers and their patients. That has always meant ensuring that our life-changing devices and therapies would be available when needed. Now, it means finding new and creative ways to support the frontline healthcare […]

Up & Running with Joe Connolly of Visana Health

Joe Connolly spent nearly a decade in medical devices R&D and strategy, most recently with 6 years at Boston Scientific. At Boston Scientific, he led a strategy & innovation team that mapped disease states, patient pathways, and health system barriers that hindered optimal patient care, and partnered with top-tier health systems to implement a digital […]

Up & Running with Patrick Walsh and Vincent Truong of Anatomi Corp

Patrick Walsh, M.S. CEO/CTO is a serial inventor with 10 years’ experience innovating in stem cell biology. Patrick led both academic and industrial research teams in manufacture of stem cell products and provided technical proof-of-concept to secure $16M in federal contracting work for Lonza, Inc. Patrick earned his Masters of Science in Stem Cell Biology […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for March 23, 2020

Ed. note: Without question the biggest story of the week is — and for the foreseeable future will be — COVID-19 and what companies are doing in response. We have collected all of those stories at medicalalley.org/covid19. We still want to highlight the other life-changing work being done by Medical Alley companies during this time, […]

Boston Scientific Responds to COVID-19

Via Boston Scientific “To date, the company has donated more than $800,000 in supplies to hospitals, including protective masks, goggles, gloves and other protective items to meet the urgent needs of healthcare providers. In addition, Boston Scientific launched an employee match donation program supporting Project HOPE, a global health and humanitarian relief organization with people on the […]

Up & Running with Matthew Smyth, CEO of StimSherpa

Matthew Smyth has two decades of professional experience in business, strategy, engineering, law and intellectual property. He started his engineering career in the telecommunications space; obtained a law degree and then spent four years as an associate and patent attorney at Fish & Richardson; moved to an in-house legal position at Honeywell, where he provided […]

At The Table – March 2020

Medical Alley Day at the Capitol Monday, February 24, was Medical Alley Day at the Minnesota State Capitol, bringing together legislators with the health technology and care organizations that power Minnesota’s economy and make it the global epicenter of health innovation and care. Legislators met with representatives of MAA member companies from all over the […]

Legislator Newsletter – March 2020

Medical Alley Day at the Capitol Last week, health technology and care leaders traveled to St. Paul for Medical Alley Day at the Capitol to share with legislators and their staffs how they advance Minnesota as a global leader of health innovation and care. We appreciate the legislators that stopped by to engage with our […]

Up & Running with Ramji Iyer, CEO of Laplace Interventional

Ramji Iyer is the founder and CEO of Laplace Interventional, which is developing a unique solution to tricuspid regurgitation. In his last role, Ramji was the Senior Director of R&D at LivaNova (Caisson Interventional) and led their transcatheter mitral valve program. Ramji has over 10+ years of heart valve development experience with over 20 patents […]

Up & Running with Greg Sommer, Co-Founder of Sandstone Diagnostics

Greg Sommer is a PhD-level engineer, entrepreneur, and executive in consumer healthcare and clinical diagnostics. In 2012, Dr. Sommer co-founded Sandstone Diagnostics, a Bay Area medical technology and tools company enabling lab testing anywhere, anytime by bringing the centrifuge to the patient. Dr. Sommer was recognized as a 2015 Bay Area “40 Under 40” by […]

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