COVID-19

Starkey Supports Local Small Businesses Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Eden Prairie, Minnesota (August 12, 2020) – Starkey has teamed up with two Minneapolis organizations to create a Minnesota version of Shark Tank, in which small business owners have the opportunity to compete for tens of thousands of dollars in financial assistance ad placement and consulting services. The campaign, called “Hey, We’re Building a Brand”, […]

Medical Products HUB sends ventilators to Madagascar for Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto https://www.riotinto.com/en is one of the world’s largest mining and metals companies operating in approximately 36 countries, including Madagascar. With the outbreak of COVID-19, Rio Tinto contacted the team at Medical Products Hub http://www.medicalproductshub.com/ to acquire Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), recognizing our long-term presence in China and ability to source quality, reliable PPE. Rio […]

Bind Benefits Honored with “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” Recognition

Bind Benefits, headquartered in Minneapolis, has been named to Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare 2020 list. The recognition “honors companies across the healthcare industry that empower employees to provide patients and customers the best care, products and services possible.” According to Modern Healthcare, “how [honorees] navigated the COVID-19 pandemic is only part of the […]

At the Table – July 2020

The Second Special State Legislative Session The second special session again started with a debate of the governor’s peacetime emergency powers. As in the first special session, the Minnesota Senate voted against the governor’s emergency power extension, and the Minnesota House approved the extension. Therefore, the governor’s emergency authority will continue. We expect the governor […]

Medical Alley Association Letter Regarding Mask Usage to Fight COVID-19

For The Record with Bennett Clark, Chief Medical Officer, Livio Health

Dr. Bennett Clark joined Livio Health from OneOme, where he led efforts to improve the safety and affordability of medical care through personalized prescribing. Dr. Clark’s clinical background is in internal medicine and hospital medicine.  Prior to joining Livio Health, he served on faculty at Yale and Johns Hopkins, where his research focused on transitions of care and medical education. […]

Humanetics Corporation Receives Funding from NIAID to Test Drug in COVID-19 Patients

BIO 300 will be given to patients to evaluate its potential to prevent progressive lung injury Minneapolis, MN – Humanetics Corporation (Humanetics) announced today that it has received funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, to conduct a study of its drug, BIO 300, […]

Diversified Plastics, Inc. Meets the Challenge of Rapid Global Demand for Nonin’s Onyx Fingertip Pulse Oximeters

More than a year before the COVID-19 pandemic began, John Scrivener, a senior buyer from Nonin Medical, Inc., contacted Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI) to learn about the company’s capabilities and capacity as part of a supplier selection process. That was the start of a mutual partnership in the fight against COVID-19. Nonin Medical’s Onyx® Fingertip […]

GrandPad Expands Footprint in Healthcare, Telehealth through Partnerships with Leading Health Care Organizations

GrandPad’s easy-to-use, secure, connected platform enables seamless adoption of telehealth strategies by healthcare companies; driving long-term engagement among growing senior population during and beyond COVID-19 pandemic Orange, CA – (July 20, 2020) – GrandPad, creator of the first purpose-built tablet for people over the age of 75, announced today that it has expanded its footprint in the […]

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. […]

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