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In The Know: Healthcare News For October 19, 2020

These small companies are making big COVID-19 contributions Odonata Health wins 2020 TFX Capital Showcase Health experts concerned ‘COVID fatigue’ causing a rise in cases Medtronic’s Pelvic Health Business Thrives Under the ‘New Medtronic’ Abbott Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for its COVID-19 IgM Antibody Blood Test United States Representative Angie Craig Visits Inspired Spine […]

IMPACT: Medical Alley and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Published October 15, 2020 Life, as we have known it, has changed. We celebrate the healthcare and public safety professionals, and the essential workers who continue to go to work every day to help others. We celebrate the acts of kindness and empathy; the countless recoveries and families reunited.  We continue to be in this […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for September 21, 2020

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Expands Access Statewide To Supportive Care Services From Livio Health Mayo scientists develop mathematical index to distinguish healthy microbiome from diseased Using Predictive Analytics to Target SDoH Interventions During COVID-19 FedEx SenseAware ID device expected to see use for COVID-19 vaccine shipments University of Minnesota R&D expenditures break […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for September 8, 2020

CMS agrees to cover ‘breakthrough’ medical devices New Technologies Are Ushering in the Biggest Revolution in Senior Care in Over a Century University of Minnesota’s microbiology research facility key to national ‘moonshot’ effort to fight COVID FDA approves Medtronic MiniMed 770G insulin pump for young children Baxter’s dialysis filter wins De Novo nod Like Nothing […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 31, 2020

Abbott’s Fast, $5, 15-Minute, Easy-to-Use COVID-19 Antigen Test Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization; Mobile App Displays Test Results to Help Our Return to Daily Life; Ramping Production to 50 Million Tests a Month Allina Health and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Commit to Landmark Value-Based Contract in Minnesota Cancer Genetics and StemoniX Sign […]

Kurt Waltenbaugh, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Carrot Health

Kurt is a serial entrepreneur with a career spent building solutions to understand, predict, and influence consumer behavior. Kurt has built successful analytic solutions, products and companies in the healthcare, retail, and education/credentialing industries. His previous companies were sold to Oracle and Pearson Education. Most recently, Kurt was responsible for Product Strategy at Optum, Inc. […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for May 11, 2020

Rebiotix and Ferring announce world’s first with positive preliminary pivotal Phase 3 data for investigational microbiome-based therapy RBX2660 3M completes $650M drug delivery unit sale, but business to remain in Twin Cities Predictive Oncology Initiates $2.2M Direct Stock Offering Study tests revolutionary treatments for depression The Lacek Group Expands Healthcare Practice and Joins Medical Alley […]

Carrot Health Named a Gartner Cool Vendor in Healthcare Technology

MINNEAPOLIS – May 7, 2020 – Carrot Health, a leading provider of healthcare solutions powered by social determinants of health (SDoH), announced today that Gartner, Inc. has recognized  the company in its Cool Vendors in Healthcare Technology1 report. Carrot Health’s MarketView™ software and analytics platform generates insights for growth, quality and health using social, economic, behavioral and environmental data, helping […]

Health Tech to the Rescue: Combatting COVID-19 with Virtual Care and Predictive Analytics

Via 4Sight Health “The Zipnosis platform categorizes patients completing the 11 COVID-related questions into five risk groups. Of the 192,915 patients screened in March:” 14% were asymptomatic/low risk with no need for an in-person visit or test. 7.5% were asymptomatic/high risk. 4.3% were asymptomatic but had exposure risk. 7.5% had a cough only. 66.6% were […]

The Value of Telemedicine During a Global Pandemic

The CDC is encouraging the liberal use of telehealth tools in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Telehealth technology, originally designed to give patients who live far from a provider reliable access to care, is now being used much more widely as a way to screen and diagnose patients without risking the spread of COVID-19 through […]

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