RxFunction™ Announces Walkasins® Market Launch

Veterans with Peripheral Neuropathy will be a Key Market Eden Prairie (June 12, 2019) – RxFunction, Inc. has announced the market launch of Walkasins®, a wearable lower limb sensory neuroprosthesis that helps improve balance and gait in patients who experience balance problems due to sensory peripheral neuropathy. The announcement comes as the company is exhibiting Walkasins […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 10, 2019

Smiths Medical Appoints New CEO Medical device makers in Minnesota, U.S. brace for tariff fallout Mayo Clinic plans research building with $32 million gift Bio-Techne To Acquire B-MoGen Biotechnologies Inc. CVRx Adds $18m to Funding Round Upsizing Upsher-Smith Labs Medtronic wins $150m radiology, imaging equipment DoD supply contract Medical-data firm Flywheel nabs another $2.5 million […]

New Headache Care Program Connects Patients to Latest, Advanced Headache Treatments

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – More than four million people in the United States suffer from chronic migraines, experiencing at least 15 migraine days per month. 44 percent of people experiencing severe headaches or migraines are never diagnosed. University of Minnesota Health has launched a new Headache Care program to help Minnesotans gain quick access to specialized […]

Dr. Genevieve Melton-Meaux Teaches Resiliency and Advocacy

The doors to The Hutton House’s courtyard were open wide on a warm May afternoon as the nearly 200 attendees of the second Women in Health Leadership event checked in and began to meet their peers from across healthcare. The sold-out event brought women from all stages of their careers together to hear about new […]

Fairview Offers Employers Tool to Relieve Burdens on Employees Doubling as Caregivers

MINNEAPOLIS — Fairview Health Services is launching a service for employers to combat the burden a growing number of adults experience juggling the duties of caregiving with other obligations. In January the Harvard Business School released a report entitled “The Caring Company,” calling on companies to recognize the impact caregiving is having on American workplaces. […]

In The Know — Healthcare News for May 3, 2019

3M buying Acelity in deal worth $6.7B Medtronic wins FDA approval for CareLink SmartSync CRM device manager Biotech firm Miromatrix Receives KidneyX Redesign Dialysis Phase I award NIH taps StemoniX’s organ-on-a-chip for opioid, addiction research Report: Takeda adopts value-based pricing for Crohn’s stem cell therapy in Europe Med-tech firm NeoChord adds $7M to earlier $25M […]

In the Know: April 8, 2019

Mayo Clinic finds 3 factors in care plan extend life for advanced pancreatic cancer patients RxFunction Seeking $12 Million in New Financing New app Yonder, developed at U, takes a bite out of kids’ dental anxieties UHC Named Minnesota’s Most Valuable Brand Ecolab Inc. joins Business Coalition for the Equality Act in support of LGBTQ […]

In the Know — March 25, 2019

Smiths Medical to spin off from parent Smiths Group Fairview CEO James Hereford talks medicine, merger with HealthEast Mayo Clinic researchers identify potential new therapy for liver diseases Danger Abounds When Meds and Your Genes Don’t Mix Antibacterial Envelope Cuts Heart Device Infections Rare surgery at U of M hospital saves diabetic girl Private Investment […]

Fairview Launches Innovative Workplace Behavioral Health Service For Employers

Newest offering to suite of workplace services focuses on improving behavioral health and well-being while lowering employer health care costs MINNEAPOLIS — To help address growing behavioral health challenges in the region and rising employer health care costs, Fairview Employer Solutions today launched Behavioral Health & Well-Being. Much more than a traditional Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fairview’s […]

In The Know: Medical Alley News for January 21, 2019

FDA adds back some workers during partial government shutdown University of Minnesota tests ‘smart’ pills to give cancer patients a nudge Denmark picks Minnesota as its ‘bridge’ to U.S. med-tech A Pea-Sized Device Is Approved to Close Holes in Hearts of Tiny Infants Zoll Medical wins $400m DoD patient monitoring supply contract Ecolab Closes on […]

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