Health Technology

GrandPad urges families and caregivers to help prevent loneliness and isolation for aging loved ones during the holidays by making daily connections a priority

Chief Gerontologist Dr. Kerry Burnight recommends ways to stay connected and lessen the negative impact of isolation on physical and mental health. Plus, eight things aging parents wish their families knew.  Even before COVID-19, loneliness among older adults was a significant concern. In fact, reports showed that in 2019, Americans over the age of 60 […]

Reemo Health Receives Provider Approval, Giving More Users Access to Personal Independence Smartwatch

Milestone reinforces company’s mission to develop and deliver approachable technology that remotely supports the health and safety of aging and at-risk seniors in their homes MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Reemo Health, simplifying how consumers and healthcare connect remotely, is now an approved Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) Provider for Home & Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver Programs in the […]

Groovin’ to the Oldies: GrandPad Launches New Streaming Radio Feature for Senior-Friendly Tablet

Enhanced music offering with live radio streaming capabilities allows older adults to stay connected, while supporting emotional and cognitive well-being (ORANGE, CA) August 26, 2020 — Music is a powerful thing. Not only does it help people of all ages preserve and enjoy memories, but studies have also shown that music can help manage conditions like Parkinson’s and […]

Sterilucent Granted Emergency Use Authorization to Reprocess Respirators

Hydrogen peroxide process enables safe mask reuse April 21, 2020: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Sterilucent, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN),an Emergency Use Authorization to allow the emergency use of the SterilucentTM HC 80TT Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide Sterilizer for decontaminating single-use compatible N95 and N95-equivalent respirators. Test results have demonstrated that filtering facepiece respirators may be reprocessed for use […]

Central Logic Selected to Help Orchestrate Care for All COVID-19 Patients in Arizona

As state prepares for patient surge, Regional Access Center is formed that will leverage technology, best practices and other solutions to unite all health systems and hospitals–ensuring patient access to beds, ventilators and care without delay SANDY, Utah, April 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Central Logic, the industry innovator in enterprise visibility and tools to accelerate access to care, […]

2020 Q1 Investment Report

After a record-breaking year of investment in Medical Alley companies, early returns for 2020 demonstrate changes in the healthcare market. 2019 saw investments in digital health companies skyrocket, exceeding investments in medical device companies in Medical Alley for the first time. So far in 2020, medical device deals have returned to prominence, capturing over 85% […]

MAA Congratulates Jodi Hubler on Her Appointment to Launch Minnesota Advisory Board

Medical Alley Association is excited to recognize MAA Board Member Jodi Hubler, who has been appointed to the new Launch Minnesota Advisory Board. Hubler joined the MAA Board of Directors in 2018 and is the Managing Director of Lemhi Ventures. “Congratulations to Jodi Hubler on being selected for this unique opportunity,” said Shaye Mandle, President […]

Jeannine Rivet Named to Anser Innovation Board of Directors in Preparation for Ōmcare Launch

Rivet brings extensive health care expertise to support Ōmcare’s mission to extend the reach of caregivers and enable care from anywhere BURNSVILLE, MN (SEPTEMBER 19, 2019) – Anser Innovation and Ōmcare announced today that Jeannine Rivet has joined its Board of Directors. Rivet is a recognized leader in health care, serving top executive roles at […]

Reprise Biomedical Raises $12.5 Million and Completes Spin-Off From Miromatrix Medical

New Minnesota-based medical device company focuses on biological medical devices manufactured using perfusion decellularization technology. Minneapolis, Minn. (July 1, 2019) – Reprise Biomedical, Inc., a Minnesota-based startup focused on commercializing biological medical devices manufactured using a proprietary perfusion decellularization technology, has successfully completed a $12.5 million private placement and commenced operations as a spin-off from […]

As Mobile Health Tech Rises in Popularity So Do the Privacy and Security Risks

By Paul H. Luehr and Doriann H. Cain Electronic medical devices have long been a part of healthcare. From x-ray machines to infusion pumps, these devices have helped push major advancements in clinical care. But increasingly, we see healthcare technology moving out of controlled clinical settings. From Bluetooth-enabled blood pressure cuffs to fitness bands and […]

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