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Governor Walz Proclaims April 24, 2019 Medical Alley Day in Minnesota

At The Table – April 23, 2019

Minnesota Legislature Begins Passing Budget Bills; Update on Medical Alley Association 2019 State Legislative Agenda Following their “spring break,” legislators are gearing up for a critical stretch of this session: ten days of budget bills. Starting today, the House and Senate will begin consideration of their respective omnibus finance bills. Each of these bills funds […]

For The Record with John Rondoni, VP, Product Development, Operations and Quality, Inspire Medical Systems

Mr. Rondoni has over 15 years of experience in the development of implantable medical devices. Prior to joining Inspire Medical Systems he worked on central and peripheral neuromodulation therapies at Medtronic, holding technical, project, and therapy leadership positions. At Medtronic, he was the systems engineer responsible for the development and commercial launch of the InterStim […]

Medical Alley Association and BioMelbourne Network Celebrate Five Years of Partnership

In 2014, a small group of medical technology firms from Melbourne, Australia visited Medical Alley to learn the ins and outs of the U.S. healthcare market. They sought out these experts in Medical Alley, Silicon Valley, Boston, and Austin. In 2015, they returned but only made one stop: Medical Alley. Why? Because Medical Alley’s ability […]

2019 Q1 Investment Report

Healthcare’s Move from Volume to Value Fuels Startup Investment As industry leaders work to redefine value in healthcare, payers and providers are offering access to the once-impenetrable healthcare marketplace for new technologies. As large healthcare systems and payers expand their own investment portfolios, they are becoming familiar with the value that startups can drive and […]

Medical Alley Companies Raise The Bar Again

Records Fall in Q1 As Money Flows Into Medical Alley’s Startup and Growth-Stage Companies After setting a record with their best-ever Q1 in 2018, Medical Alley startup companies didn’t just set the record again, they shattered it! For the third consecutive year, Medical Alley startup and growth-stage companies broke the previous record for money raised […]

Up & Running with Angie Conley, CEO of AbiliTech

Angie Conley is Founder and CEO of AbiliTech Medical. AbiliTech is developing a prosthosis to help patients with muscle weakness or injury to use their arms so they may live independently. Their first device will launch in 2020 and clinical studies will begin at the University of Minnesota and Gillette Children’s hospital. In 2016, AbiliTech […]

You Can’t Spell Medical Without “AI”

By Lauren J.F. Barta and Timothy E. Grimsrud Innovative medical and healthcare applications of artificial intelligence (AI) are everywhere:  Mayo Clinic is engaged in a pilot program using a customized version of IBM Watson to match patients to its clinical trials.  Cleveland Clinic is using AI for surgical volume forecasting, and Johns Hopkins is using […]

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