healthcare

COVID-19 Pandemic Exposes Troubling Gap in Healthcare System

Debate over essential vs. non-essential services reduces access to care for people with hearing loss  Eden Prairie, Minnesota (May 6, 2020) – Since the beginning of the COVID-19 health crisis, clear communication has been vitally important for the safety of people around the world. For adults and children with hearing loss, the barriers to communication […]

For The Record with Lisa Lavin, Founder & CEO, Ōmcare

Lisa Lavin is founder and CEO of Ōmcare, a subsidiary of Anser Innovation. Ōmcare is a digital health company pioneering products that enable remote care. Ōmcare extends the reach of caregivers and redefines medication adherence.  Lisa has over 25 years of experience building new business from the ground up within the healthcare and high-tech sectors. […]

BARDA Industry Days

By Diane Rucker (UEL) Kate Evinger (gener8tor) and I joined BARDA Industry Days last week in Washington, DC.  In September, University Enterprise Labs (UEL) and gener8tor announced a partnership to support startups in health security, funded by a federal grant.  (The federal government loves acronyms.  I’ll include translations in the article.) But first, some fun […]

For The Record with Jeffery Leibach, Navigant

Jeff Leibach is Director with Navigant’s Healthcare Strategic Solutions team, supporting clients as they manage the financial and strategic challenges in today’s rapidly changing healthcare landscape. Jeff’s areas of expertise include managed care negotiations, pricing and reimbursement analytics, and aligning clinical and financial leadership as providers and payers weigh the transition from fee-for-service to value-based […]

MAA Member Discount to MANOVA 2019

Manova brings together innovations and ideas on the frontier of health and wellness. The future of health is global. We are pioneering leaders, accomplished experts and revolutionary thinkers sparking a health and wellness evolution with the power to transform the way we care for everyone. Their mission is to encourage those at the frontier of health […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for July 15, 2019

Boston Scientific plans for 75 new products by 2022 Top US hospital opens London clinic offering £5k ‘health MoTs’ Reprise Biomedical Raises $12.5 Million and Completes Spin-Off From Miromatrix Medical UnitedHealth Group Invests In Job Of The Future: ‘Data Scientists’ 6 MAA Members Make Forbes’ List of Best Employers for Women Joan Gabel takes helm […]

For the Record with Nicole Fetter, Director of Healthcare, Navigant

Nicole Fetter is a Director in the Healthcare Services practice. She trained as an Orthopedic Surgeon and has experience in population health, physician alignment, value-based care models, orthopedic surgery, OR operations improvement, and health system strategic growth. Nicole has worked with a wide variety of healthcare providers including academic medical centers, community hospitals, large for-profit […]

“AI” And “IP”: Two Small Letters with Big Impact

By Lauren J.F. Barta and Timothy E. Grimsrud Artificial Intelligence is already used in healthcare in a multitude of ways, including robotic-assisted surgery, virtual nursing assistants, diagnostics, drug discovery, hospital workflow, consumer integrated health, and personalized medicine, and its use is only expected to grow.[1] AI technologies are able to sense, comprehend, act, and learn—this […]

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 […]

At The Table – January 7, 2019

Medical Alley Association 2019 State Legislative Agenda Last year, a cross-sector group of Medical Alley leaders put together a blueprint for realizing the vision of Medical Alley’s growth as the global epicenter of health innovation and care. Fully meeting this goal involves everyone getting a seat at the table and having a stake in Medical […]

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