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BRIGHT Research Partners Providing At-Cost CRO Services to Collaborate on the Fight Against COVID-19

Dear med-tech and academic research colleagues: We are offering our CRO services at-cost to our current and new med-tech and academic research customers to support efforts addressing COVID-19 with innovative medical solutions. We’re all unsure how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect our med-tech manufacturers, how supply chain disruptions may manifest, and if hospitals and care […]

Bright Health Announces Free COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing and Early Prescription Refills

MINNEAPOLIS, March 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Bright Health announced an updated COVID-19 coverage policy that includes free diagnostic testing and early prescription refills. Under this policy, members whose care providers have ordered testing will have COVID-19 diagnostic tests covered as preventive care at no cost to them. In addition, Bright Health members who are concerned about […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for February 17, 2010

Carrot Health Named Top Innovator in Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge Nference Poised for Growth Following Mayo Clinic Investment, Partnership Minnesota Partnership Awards Leverage Top Experts Against Disease Medtronic to bolster its AI, surgical robotics work with Digital Surgery acquisition Takeda Pharmaceuticals invests in data management platform Seqster Medtronic and the Medtronic Foundation Commit More Than […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for February 10, 2020

Aria CV Receives FDA Breakthrough Designation for Its Medical Device for Treating Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Abbott’s In-Development Fully Implantable Heart Pump System Earns FDA’S Breakthrough Device Designation Mayo Clinic again receives top honors for high-quality patient care Nuvaira Announces Chief Financial Officer and Pivotal Study Milestone Rebiotix, a Ferring Company, Completes Enrollment for First-Ever, Pivotal […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for February 3, 2020

Minnesota health care companies raise $1 billion-plus in private funding in 2019 DEED Awards Launch Minnesota Innovation Grants to 20 Minnesota Startups ‘The world is shifting,’ health care CEOs say. So what’s next? Medical Alley Companies lead TCB’s Tech 20 List U of M invention licensing revenue up, spinoffs way up Heart valve invented in […]

2019 Medical Alley Investment Report

Even with just a month of perspective, it’s abundantly clear that 2019 was a huge year for the Medical Alley startup ecosystem. The community as a whole raised more than $1 billion for the first time and Bright Health’s $635 million round at a $2.2 billion valuation broke the state’s record for the largest venture […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for January 13, 2020

Mayo Clinic to create patient genetic data library FDA APPROVES LESS INVASIVE SURGICAL APPROACH FOR ABBOTT’S HEART PUMP TO HELP PATIENTS AVOID OPEN HEART SURGERY Allina partners with Optum on surgery centers Medtronic Acquires Stimgenics, Pioneer of DTM™, a Novel Spinal Cord Stimulation Therapy Bright Health scoops California health plan Brand New Day Teleflex’s UroLift […]

In the Know: The Biggest Healthcare Stories of 2019

Medical Device Excise Tax Fully Repealed Minnesota’s Angel Tax Credit Returns Gov. Walz Shows Support for Entrepreneurs with Creation of Launch Minnesota Proposed Changes to Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Announced in Medical Alley Bright Health Raises $635M in Latest Funding Round Optum completes acquisition of DaVita Medical Group from DaVita 3M buys medical device […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for December 23, 2019

House passes measure to kill medical device tax Bright Health Raises $635M in Latest Funding Round Boston Scientific gets 1st US disposable duodenoscope clearance Medtronic Acquires Klue In a first, researchers sequence single bacterial cells, paving path for rapid sepsis test Faegre Baker Daniels will merge with large Philadelphia law firm on Feb. 1 Ecolab […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for October 7, 2019

New M Health Fairview Brand Launches Cantel Medical closes Hu-Friedy buy University of Minnesota to test cancer-fighting ‘natural killer’ cells The Many Faces of Value-Based Healthcare Ecolab buys Australia’s Gallay Medical & Scientific U.S. Department of Defense Awards $6 Million to Humanetics Corporation for Advanced Development of Radioprotectant Late-Breaking Data Shows Abbott’s MitraClip is Cost […]

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