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At The Table – Federal: March 1, 2021

Introduction from Bobby Patrick, VI, Vice President of Strategic Growth and Strategy Welcome to the first edition of At The Table: Federal! This monthly newsletter highlights the policy and advocacy work of the Medical Alley Association and provides a behind-the-scenes look at the events, issues, and decisions happening in our nation’s capital that impact our […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for February 15, 2021

Blue Cross Extends Virtual-Care Coverage Through the End of 2021 Preceptis Medical Raises $3.8M After ‘Hummingbird’ Gets FDA Clearance CentraCare Receives $1.2M Grant to Build New Empath Unit Intricon Corporation Announces Appointment of CFO Rochester’s Destination Medical Center Forges Ahead, Despite COVID-19 Central Logic Saw Record-Breaking Growth, Awareness and Momentum in 2020 as Health Systems […]

At The Table – December 18, 2020

Governor Walz’ Latest Executive Order  During a press conference on December 18, Governor Tim Walz updated COVID-19 restrictions through Executive Order 20-103. Key points include:   Elementary School Reopening  On January 18, 2020, all Minnesota elementary schools will be allowed to operate in-person classes, so long as they have the appropriate strategies and safety measures in place.  Social Gatherings and Fitness Centers  Starting […]

Organizations Partner to Combat the Digital Divide by Launching Searchable Wi-Fi Map for Needed Broadband Connections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  October 20, 2020  Organizations Partner to Combat the Digital Divide by Launching Searchable Wi-Fi Map for Needed Broadband Connections American Connection Project organizations launch an interactive tool for users to locate more than 2,300 free Wi-Fi locations in 49 states  ARDEN HILLS, MINN. (October 20, 2020) – Several partner organizations today announced the […]

In the Know: Medical Alley News for July 13, 2020

FDA Clears Medtronic’s And Boston Scientific’s Remote Cardiac Monitors, Approves Abbott’s Bluetooth-Compatible ICDs CVRx raises $50 million as heart device goes to market FDA clears Nonin Medical flagship product Vizient Teams Up with Suppliers to Offer Remote Patient Monitoring Solutions in Wake of COVID-19 FDA clears new Baxter bone graft substitute UnitedHealthcare Donates $12.3M to […]

Resiliency and Relationships: How to Navigate the Disrupted Supply Chain

The global nature of modern supply chains often means that success comes from improved relations with governmental entities, streamlined movement of goods around the world, and optimized processes. However, as discussed in our recent webinar, “Supply Chain Operations in the Age of COVID-19: What We Know & Where We Go” sponsored by King Solutions, an […]

CentraCare and Starkey Join Medical Alley Board of Directors

Dr. Ken Holmen and Brandon Sawalich will add unique perspectives to the association’s broad healthcare sector leadership Medical Alley (April 13, 2020) – The Medical Alley Association is proud to announce that, following a unanimous vote by the Medical Alley Association Board of Directors, Dr. Ken Holmen, President & CEO of CentraCare and Brandon Sawalich, President of […]

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 […]

Ask the Expert: COVID-19

Via CentraCare Coronavirus (COVID-19) is everywhere in the media, online and in our conversations. And yet there is so much that is unknown about it. To help clear up any confusion — a few days ago we sent out a request for COVID-19 questions on our Facebook page. We’ve taken some of the submissions and […]

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