In the Know: Healthcare News for May 20, 2019

Abbott Partners With NIH On BRAIN Initiative to Advance Research for Neurological Disorders Generic drugmaker Upsher-Smith plans Maple Grove expansion CVRx data show its device can benefit heart-failure patients 76% of Patients Positively Impacted Within 12 weeks in new MIRODERM Clinical Study Bright Health to expand into 5 new states next year VentureMed Group Grows […]

In The Know — Healthcare News for May 3, 2019

3M buying Acelity in deal worth $6.7B Medtronic wins FDA approval for CareLink SmartSync CRM device manager Biotech firm Miromatrix Receives KidneyX Redesign Dialysis Phase I award NIH taps StemoniX’s organ-on-a-chip for opioid, addiction research Report: Takeda adopts value-based pricing for Crohn’s stem cell therapy in Europe Med-tech firm NeoChord adds $7M to earlier $25M […]

In the Know — Healthcare News From Medical Alley, April 29, 2019

NeoChord Raises Additional Financing to Drive Catheter-based Program Development, Bringing Total Series D Funding to over $32 Million Boston Scientific wins FDA approval for Lotus Edge TAVR Bright Health CEO Bob Sheehy on how the business has grown since record $200 million funding deal Matt Miller, head of UnitedHealthcare accelerator, says applications are flooding in […]

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In the Know: Healthcare Stories from Medical Alley — January 7, 2019

U of M start-up CoreBiome acquired by OraSure Technologies, Inc POPS! Diabetes Care Inc. Raises New Financing Round for Launch of POPS! one System 3M to buy M*Modal healthcare software firm for $1 billion Latest Boston Sci Deal Shakes up Mitral Repair Market Catalyzing economic growth in the Heartland starts with research universities Health insurance […]

Bright Health Announces $200 Million Series C Funding Round as Unique Care Partner Health Plan Model Ushers in the Next Generation of Healthcare

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Bright Health, an insurance company that provides exclusive Care Partner Health Plans for everyday individuals at competitive prices, today announced it has raised $200 million in an oversubscribed Series C funding round. The financing includes two new investors, Declaration Partners and Meritech Capital, as well as existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Cross Creek […]

For The Record with Bright Health’s Kyle Rolfing

Will the future of healthcare be most significantly defined by reigning in costs or accelerating outcomes?  Both, and the key to both reigning in costs and improving outcomes will be addressing waste and redundancy. That’s one of the things we’re most proud about at Bright Health. Addressing waste and redundancy is at the center of […]

September 20, 2018: In The Know

Medibio Clinical Study Shows Over 20% Improvement to Current Diagnostic Standard Mental-health startup Learn to Live raises $4.5M more to expand Bright Health Announces Arizona Product Expansion with Addition of Individual Health Plans in Maricopa and Pima Counties in 2019 How Mayo Clinic tower expansion evolved Research center opens at UMN, simplifying research development Cellanyx […]

August 30, 2018: In the Know

Protolabs CEO Vicki Holt talks about MANOVA conference and how her company is growing Medtronic touts 1-year Arctic Front cryoballoon study data Philips receives U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance for its Ingenia Elition MR solution AtriCure Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment in the CONVERGE IDE Clinical Trial Bright Health Earns Prestigious URAC Accreditation for Health Plan […]

August 16, 2018: In The Know

Mayo Clinic names Farrugia as new CEO     University of Minnesota reports breakthrough in 3-D printing for spinal cord repair     Takeda is banking on a SuperTarget-sized biologic plant in Brooklyn Park     Medtronic launches In.Pact Admiral drug-coated balloon in Japan   Mayo Clinic again ranked nation’s top hospital Minneapolis Health IT […]

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