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IMPACT: Medical Alley and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Published October 15, 2020 Life, as we have known it, has changed. We celebrate the healthcare and public safety professionals, and the essential workers who continue to go to work every day to help others. We celebrate the acts of kindness and empathy; the countless recoveries and families reunited.  We continue to be in this […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for September 21, 2020

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Expands Access Statewide To Supportive Care Services From Livio Health Mayo scientists develop mathematical index to distinguish healthy microbiome from diseased Using Predictive Analytics to Target SDoH Interventions During COVID-19 FedEx SenseAware ID device expected to see use for COVID-19 vaccine shipments University of Minnesota R&D expenditures break […]

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 […]

For the Record with Dr. Russell Morfitt, Co-Founder and Clinical Leader, Learn to Live

Dr. Russ Morfitt is the Co-Founder and Chief Psychology Officer of Learn to Live. He earned his Ph.D. in Psychology at the University of Minnesota and has been helping people live better lives for more than 20 years, first through treating anxiety in underserved populations in his clinical practice and, in recent years, through delivering […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for Nov. 18, 2019

New Abbott Labs CEO has deep background in medical devices Possible Faegre Baker Daniels merger would form one of nation’s top 50 law firms Workforce, job creation and startups among Greater MSP’s top priorities Optum CEO named UnitedHealth Group president Excelera Joins Medical Alley Association to Influence Positive Change for Complex Patient Care Made in […]

In the Know: Medical Alley News for July 1, 2019

UnitedHealth Agrees to Buy Payments Firm Equian for $3.2 Billion Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and North Memorial Health Join Forces to Transform Healthcare in Minnesota Sansoro Health and Datica Announce Merger Optum exec will become new UnitedHealthcare CEO Mayo Clinic receives $5 million gift to establish Center for Women’s Health Minnesota Cup […]

Q3 Investment Report: Medical Alley’s Ecosystem Benefits from Growth in both Device and Digital Health

The year may be racing for the finish line, but Medical Alley early- and growth-stage companies won’t be eager to see it end. The first half of the year put 2018 close to the pace set by the record-breaking 2017 and the third quarter didn’t break stride. Companies based in Medical Alley raised $176,089,457 in […]

September 20, 2018: In The Know

Medibio Clinical Study Shows Over 20% Improvement to Current Diagnostic Standard Mental-health startup Learn to Live raises $4.5M more to expand Bright Health Announces Arizona Product Expansion with Addition of Individual Health Plans in Maricopa and Pima Counties in 2019 How Mayo Clinic tower expansion evolved Research center opens at UMN, simplifying research development Cellanyx […]

Event Recap: New Models In Addressing Mental Health

Medical Alley has long been recognized as a place where innovation happens. The life-changing work that is done here often happens because people with diverse backgrounds and ideas join together to solve critical problems, and the results are life-improving, deeply meaningful discoveries and advances. To show the amazing work happening in Medical Alley and to, […]

Record Q1 Investment Showcases Shift to Consumer-Focused Health

Q1 record with 26 Medical Alley companies raising $112 million in capital and a pair of companies acquired for $1.6 billion. Investors are backing Medical Alley companies leading a shift to a consumer- and patient-centric healthcare system. Building on a record 2017, Medical Alley’s leadership continued in a record Q1 that saw $112 million raised […]

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