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In The Know: Minnesota’s Healthcare News for November 29, 2018

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Boston Scientific Announces Recommended Offer to Acquire BTG plc.


HHS Deputy Secretary Hargan Announces DSIIS Participants and First Meeting Date


Medtronic to Acquire Nutrino Health


Biotech company DiaMedica sets IPO terms to rake in up to $20M


Confirm Rx: PopSci’s ‘Best of 2018’


Bracelets That Help Kick Bad Habits

ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Ranked Number 366 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™


Cantel Medical To Acquire Omnia For Europe Expansion


2018 CFO of the Year: Brian Mower, Medibio


Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing


Blue Cross CEO Craig Samitt wants to be a disruptor for health care; here’s what that means for the Blues


Admedus reports $6.3 million revenues amid $12.7 million Star Bright backing


For Mayo scientist, spinal-injury research is personal

In the Fight Against Cancer, Sleeping Beauty Awakens


NHS clinical trial could pave the way for new depression treatment


NeuroOne Medical Technologies Corporation Announces Appointments to Artificial Intelligence Advisory Board


Mainstay Medical announces headline results from ReActiv8-B clinical study

Mayo partnership aims to teach digital stethoscope to detect heart trouble

Pursuit Vascular Announces Patent Notice of Allowance for its ClearGuard HD Antimicrobial Barrier Caps


Hill-Rom announces executive appointments


Our View: Mayo Clinic’s growth is good news for Rochester and state

September 6, 2018: In The Know

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NeoChord Announces Successful Completion of First Beating Heart Repair Procedures in China

Mayo Clinic researchers identify a potential new approach to treat HER2 positive breast cancer

Abbott wins Aetna nod for Proclaim neurostim in chronic pain

Researchers 3D print prototype for ‘bionic eye’

Med-tech company raises $10.3 million for obesity device 

Cantel Medical to consolidate Minnesota operations

First endocardial mapping of the left ventricle using the AdvisorTM HD Grid Catheter in a patient with a mitral valve clip

Ceterix Ortho wins expanded FDA nod for NovoStitch Pro

Mobile health care company treats more than just the sick

Mayo-backed Resoundant gains traction with tool to diagnose liver disease

Biothera Pharmaceuticals Announces Immuno-Oncology Clinical Trial Collaboration with AstraZeneca

Lindsey Hagan Joins Medibio as VP for Integrated Health Systems

Collagen Solutions adds COO and CBO to its board

August 9, 2018: In The Know

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Boston Scientific acquires remainder of vein stent maker Veniti in $160M deal



Cantel Medical pays $17m for Stericycle’s clean room biz



First and Only: Fully Implanted Esteem® Hearing Device Receives FDA Approval for MR-Conditional Labeling at Both 1.5 and 3.0 Tesla



University Enterprise Labs’ new leader on bringing coworking space energy to the laboratory



How ablation destroys cancer to prolong lives



Global Kinetics Corporation’s Personal KinetiGraph™ Welcomes New Category III CPT® Codes for Use in Parkinson’s Care



Anser Innovation Appoints Healthcare Veterans in Preparation For Ōmcare™ Launch



The 10 most innovative medical devices of 2018



MedTech Innovator Announces 50 Leading Startups Selected for 2018 Showcase and Accelerator



CMS Grants New Technology Add-on Payment to the remedē® System for the Treatment of Central Sleep Apnea



LivaNova Looking to Be a Standout Firm in TMVR



NextGen Medical targets clots in large vessels



Bio-Techne Releases Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results



Tactile Medical Announces Chief Financial Officer Transition

June 21, 2018: In The Know

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Medtronic wins FDA nod for new lengths of drug-coated balloon

Five Legal Issues for all Healthcare Entrepreneurs 

Hennepin Healthcare Clinic & Specialty Center installs United States’ first pass-through endoscope reprocessor to enhance patient safety 



Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic Announce New Five-Year Relationship


Medibio developing apps to help detect early signs of mental illness



Fairview and the University of Minnesota plan rebrand with eight-year deal

Clinical Study Featuring Pursuit Vascular ClearGuard® HD Antimicrobial Barrier Caps Receives Prestigious Editors’ Choice Award



ANI Shareholders Elect Three New Members to the Board of Directors


InstruSafe® by Summit Medical Launches New Trays for da Vinci® SP™ Surgical System Instrumentation

Medtronic, Nutrino partner to bring nutrition info to glucose monitoring app

Diane Rucker named Executive Director of University Enterprise Laboratories


How corporations have helped Minnesota’s startup community grow


Top doc at MN Blue Cross on health care, ethics and a TV doctor who inspired him

Recap: Medical Alley 2018 Annual Meeting

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Spring came just in time for the 2018 Medical Alley Annual Meeting, held on April 24 at the Depot MPLS. Over 750 Medical Alley members – sans winter coats – joined together to celebrate a stellar year that was for our community and to look ahead at what’s to come in the global epicenter of health innovation and care.






After a great networking and exhibition time, attendees made their way inside the beautiful dining hall for the evening’s program, kicked off by CEO Clay Wilemon of naming sponsor DevicePharm.



In his annual “State of Medical Alley” speech, Medical Alley Association President and CEO, Shaye Mandle, spoke passionately about the level of care and the quality of solutions coming from Medical Alley companies. Mandle repeatedly reminded the audience that the life-changing work that comes from Medical Alley is a direct result of their efforts and that the world is a demonstrably better place because of their dedication.



After Mandle’s address, we honored this year’s Alley Award winners, chosen for going above and beyond to show the world that the most meaningful advances in health happen right here in Medical Alley. The winners were Bright Health, OneOme, RoverMed, Stemonix, and State Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, all of whom were richly deserving of the recognition.


To round out the evening, Tony Miller, Founder and CEO of Bind, the on-demand healthcare startup that is reshaping the way consumers think of insurance, joined Mandle on stage for the evening’s keynote fireside chat. Mr. Miller drew on a career’s worth of experience watching the modern insurance landscape take shape – and doing some of that shaping himself – to explain to a rapt crowd why the current status quo wasn’t going to stay for much longer. From his life-changing brush with medical school to his passion for truly disruptive ideas in unexpected places, Miller gave the audience an engaging look at why he believes the future of health care is consumer-driven and how companies should be preparing themselves now for the change.

We are so grateful to everyone who was able to come to this year’s Annual Meeting and to the sponsors who made it all possible. Medical Alley truly is the global epicenter of health innovation and care, but that is only true because of the passion and effort of our membership.

See you next year!

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April 19, 2018: In The Know

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When This Founder Interviews Job Candidates, He Tries to Be the ‘Dumbest Guy in the Room’

3M signs on with C3 for its AI predictive software for clinical and supply chain analytics

Smiths Medical Introducing Three New Product Innovations at the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management Medicine 2018 Annual Meeting


Medtronic Expands Focus on Interventional Oncology with Its U.S. Launch of OptiSphere(TM) Embolization Spheres

Biothera Pharmaceuticals Presents Translational Data from Ongoing Clinical Trials Showing Imprime PGG in Combination with Merck’s KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) Drives Innate and Adaptive Immune Responses in Tumors



U of M, Biocept Collaboration Targeting Testicular Cancer Shows Promise



Minnesota digital health companies are raking in the big bucks

Boston Scientific Announces Acquisition Of nVision Medical Corporation



New Research Demonstrates Virtual Care’s Impact on Patient Acquisition, Return on Investment



Start-up health insurer led by former UnitedHealthcare CEO is off to a good start, filings show



Cantel Medical wins FDA nod for Advantage Plus endoscope reprocessor


Humanetics Corporation Awarded Federal Grant for Development of New Radiation Countermeasure to Protect the Lungs



Two Data Presentations Highlight the Unique Potential of Spineology’s Duo™ Implant



Flexitouch Plus Released for Treating Lymphedema Symptoms

Ceterix Orthopaedics Announces FDA Clearance of the NovoStitch Pro Meniscal Repair System, Offering Enhanced Features to Improve the Surgical Experience



Conventus Orthopaedics Appoints Jonathan Isenburg as Chief Financial Officer



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To get paid, device makers must show return on investment



Sun BioPharma, Inc. Announces Appointment of Susan Horvath as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer



Upsher-Smith Launches New Access Pathways® Platinum Pass At 2018 American Academy Of Neurology Annual Meeting

CHF Solutions expands into Hong Kong

March 15, 2018: In the Know

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Laborie Medical to pay $214m for Cogentix

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Medtronic wins FDA nod for connected, predictive CGM system

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IntriCon Expands U.S. Manufacturing Footprint to Meet Rising Demand of Medical Business

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3M opens D.C. innovation center

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Bio-Techne Launches MimEX™ GI, an Accessible 3-D Cell Culturing Platform for the Gastrointestinal Tract


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Mardil Medical Announces First Human Implants of the VenTouch® Triad Targeted Ventricular Reshaping System

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Cantel Medical Reports Record Financial Results for its Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2018


Clearlake Capital Acquires Provation as Newly Independent Software Platform Investment



U of M-Developed Tool for Rapid Infection Diagnosis Nears Commercialization

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December 14, 2017: In the Know

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  1. Entellus Medical Announces Definitive Agreement to be Acquired by Stryker Corporation for a Purchase Price of $24.00 Per Share in Cash
  2. StemoniX® microHeart® Selected as a Winner of CONNECT’s 30th Annual Most Innovative New Product Awards
  3. Ecolab Named One of America’s Most Just Companies in 2017 by Forbes and JUST Capital
  4. Philips acquires VitalHealth to bolster population health portfolio
  5. Can Spare Parts from Pigs Solve Our Organ Shortage?
  6. Boston Scientific Receives U.S. FDA Approval for the Vercise™ Deep Brain Stimulation System
  7. Startup accelerator gener8tor finds permanent home in former Spyder Trap space
  8. New NIH consortium award to enhance clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias
  9. Cantel Medical Reports Record Financial Results for its First Quarter Fiscal Year 2018
  10. Zoll Medical, Myant ink next-gen LifeVest dev deal
  11. 8 Minnesota Startups to Watch in 2018
  12. Mainstay Medical Announces Positive Outcome of Interim Analysis
  13. LogicStream Health to Demonstrate New Clinical Process Improvement Modules for Sepsis, VTE and CAUTI at the 2017 IHI National Forum

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