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In The Know: Healthcare News for April 12, 2021

Bright Health Acquires Zipnosis, Enters Telehealth Market ANI Pharmaceuticals Expands Branded Products Portfolio Through Acquisition of Sandoz Inc. NDAs Celcuity Announces Worldwide Licensing Agreement with Pfizer to Develop and Commercialize Gedatolisib, a First-in-Class PI3K/mTOR Inhibitor for Breast Cancer Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. Announces Investment and Acquisition Option Agreement With Telehealth Company, CarePICS, LLC Nicole Walker Named […]

At The Table – December 16, 2020

At the Table – 7th Special Session  During the Minnesota legislature’s historic and final seventh special session of 2020, Governor Walz’s emergency powers were extended and a COVID-19 relief bill was passed. The bill was met with strong opposition from Republicans in both the House and Senate, protesting the lack of transparency in the process.  Yesterday marked the last time either legislative body will meet […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for November 9, 2020

Allina Health Runs Only Clinical Trial Site in MN for Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine Study Bloomington med-tech firm raises $70 million for back pain therapy Boston Scientific Receives FDA Approval for the Ranger™ Drug-Coated Balloon CVRx secures reimbursement win from CMS Starkey and OrCam Partner to Provide Groundbreaking Assistive Technology to Hearing and Visually Impaired […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for Sept. 14, 2020

Medtronic TTVR system wins breakthrough device designation Minnetronix Medical Gets FDA Clearance on Innovative Neurosurgical Access Platform FDA clears DiaSorin test that differentiates between COVID, flu Boston Scientific launches Vercise Genus DBS system in Europe Abilitech named Minne Inno’s ‘Women-led Startup of the Year’ Regulatory and Quality Solutions LLC (R&Q) Acquires Maetrics to Form the […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for August 24, 2020

Cancer Genetics and StemoniX Sign Definitive Agreement to Merge University of Minnesota heads federal COVID-19 antibody trial Pelvital Announces FDA Clearance of Flyte™, In-Home Pelvic Floor Muscle Treatment for Stress Urinary Incontinence Expanding the Number of Lungs for Transplant as COVID-19 Increases Demand: One-Minute Interview with Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Jorge M. Mallea Forward Industries Acquires […]

Return to Work Resources

Last updated October 27, 2020 July 22 Update: Minnesota Emergency Executive Order 20-81 dictates that, starting on July 25, all Minnesotans over the age of five are required to wear face coverings that cover the nose and mouth completely in indoor spaces and businesses, and anywhere social distancing is not possible for workers working outside. […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for June 15, 2020

Mayo Tops Newsweek’s 2020 Best Hospitals List Nuvaira Announces FDA Breakthrough Designation for AIRFLOW-3 Pivotal Trial Device HistoSonics Announces $40 Million Financing Be The Match® Appoints Amy Ronneberg as Chief Executive Officer Medtronic lands CE Mark for MiniMed 780G insulin pump Our Actions to Confront Racism and Advance Social Justice Listening, understanding, acting Capsule, a […]

At The Table – April 2020

Minnesota’s Economic Outlook In the time since our March update, Minnesota’s legislative leaders called for more clarity on the state’s economic situation to inform their work. However, the state’s budget remains unclear in large part because the U.S. economic outlook continues to be profoundly negative. In February, the state budget forecast projected a $1.5 billion […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for March 9, 2020

COVID-19: How Mayo Clinic is preparing to respond to a potential pandemic Vice President Mike Pence visits 3M on coronavirus tour Takeda Pharma says it is developing coronavirus drug Coronavirus – How Health Plans Can Help Their Members Stay Safe from COVID-19 Right Now CE Mark for Abbott’s FlexNav Delivery System for TAVI Valve Sanofi […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for February 3, 2020

Minnesota health care companies raise $1 billion-plus in private funding in 2019 DEED Awards Launch Minnesota Innovation Grants to 20 Minnesota Startups ‘The world is shifting,’ health care CEOs say. So what’s next? Medical Alley Companies lead TCB’s Tech 20 List U of M invention licensing revenue up, spinoffs way up Heart valve invented in […]

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