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In the Know: Healthcare News for September 27, 2021

Minnetronix Medical Celebrates Expansion, 25th Anniversary Cryosa Closes $21.5 Million Series B Funding Round to Advance Minimally Invasive Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Boston Scientific Announces Agreement to Acquire Devoro Medical, Inc. GE Healthcare to buy BK Medical for $1.45B Miromatrix Welcomes Dr. John Barry as Vice President of Research and Development ANI Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch […]

Up & Running With Joel Theisen, CEO, Lifespark

Joel has nearly 30 years of experience in the health care industry with specific expertise in home- and community-based eldercare. Under Joel’s leadership, Lifespark has seen year-over-year double-digit growth, including in the midst of COVID, 44% growth, $41 million revenue, and $16.1 million in capital investment to fund growth, strategic partnerships, and technology development. By […]

Tech + People: Healthcare’s Senior Evolution

A major segment of the U.S. population is aging quickly. The Census Bureau calculates that by the end of the decade, Americans over 65 will comprise more than one-fifth of the population. This means the senior care market is ripe for change and innovation. Progress has been slow because technology is often viewed as displacing […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for June 21

Aldevron to be Acquired for $9.6B by Danaher Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Names Matt Hunt as Chief Experience Officer Medical Alley Members Recognized as Finalists in EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Provation and PE GI Solutions Announce Master Subscription Agreement Medical Alley Members Among Top 50 Medtech Startups Selected for Annual […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for June 7, 2021

Eden Prairie’s Miromatrix Becomes Latest Minnesota Company to File for an IPO Abiomed Acquires preCARDIA, a Breakthrough Medical Device Company, to Improve Outcomes for Heart Failure Patients STERIS Completes the Acquisition of Cantel Medical Preceptis Medical Launches Next-Generation Hummingbird Tympanostomy Tube System for In-Office Pediatric Ear Tube Procedures HLT, Inc. Names David Elizondo President and […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for May 17, 2021

Relievant Medsystems Names Tyler Binney President and CEO Value-Based Care Innovator Lifesprk to Acquire Tealwood Senior Living; Bill Thomas to Lead Creation of Operational Model Mayo Clinic, Kaiser Permanente Announce Strategic Investment in Medically Home to Expand Access to Serious or Complex Care at Home NAMSA in Growth Mode Under New Leadership Bigfoot Biomedical® Receives […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for April 26, 2021

Vyant Bio, Inc., Ordaōs Bio, and Cellaria, Inc. Announce Collaboration to Design and Qualify Biomarker-Specific Small Protein Therapeutics Endeavour Vision Closes Endeavour Medtech Growth II LP at USD 375m to Invest in Transformative Healthcare Technologies Celcuity Licensing Deal with Pfizer Drives Stock Up 85% in One Week One Year Out From Series B, Senior Care […]

At The Table – Federal: March 1, 2021

Introduction from Bobby Patrick, VI, Vice President of Strategic Growth and Strategy Welcome to the first edition of At The Table: Federal! This monthly newsletter highlights the policy and advocacy work of the Medical Alley Association and provides a behind-the-scenes look at the events, issues, and decisions happening in our nation’s capital that impact our […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for January 18, 2021

HistoSonics Receives Approval to Begin European #HOPE4LIVER Clinical Study Steris to Acquire Cantel Medical in $4.6B Deal Recombinetics Inc. Announces Neurofibromatosis Type 1 Research Collaboration with AstraZeneca OX2’s New Treatment for Central Nervous System Tumors Enters Phase I Clinical Trials Health, Tech Groups Aim to Create Digital Covid ‘Vaccination Passport’ Respicardia Announces Highmark Coverage for the […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for December 21, 2020

Abbott’s $25 Rapid Virus Test Cleared for At-Home Use Allina Program Allows Those Battling COVID-19 to Heal at Home Small Minnesota Businesses Take on a Vital and Sometimes Unnoticed Role Against COVID-19 Medical-Data Company Flywheel Nearing Goal of $15M Series B Ōmcare Raises $2.5M for Commercialization Ernst & Young Launches Twin Cities Minority-Business Support Program […]

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