M Health Fairview

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 22, 2020

U.S. News and World Report Names Mayo Nation’s Top Hospital Medtronic gets $337 million from Blackstone for diabetes devices Abbott FreeStyle Libre 2 iCGM FDA cleared for use in adults and children At the Edge of Possible Cardiovascular Systems’ offering nabs $143.7m Mayo Clinic, NASA team up to test AI algorithm on colorectal cancer Boston […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for June 15, 2020

Mayo Tops Newsweek’s 2020 Best Hospitals List Nuvaira Announces FDA Breakthrough Designation for AIRFLOW-3 Pivotal Trial Device HistoSonics Announces $40 Million Financing Be The Match® Appoints Amy Ronneberg as Chief Executive Officer Medtronic lands CE Mark for MiniMed 780G insulin pump Our Actions to Confront Racism and Advance Social Justice Listening, understanding, acting Capsule, a […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 8, 2020

The George Floyd case has rocked a major U.S. medtech hub: Here’s what industry leaders think Upholding our social contract UnitedHealth to donate $10M to George Floyd family, rebuilding causes Medtronic turns to Titan Medical as it makes robot-assisted surgery play Pace Analytical® Acquires Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. Central Logic Announces Strategic Investment from Rubicon […]

Minnesota Struggles to Get Crucial Medical Supplies as Coronavirus Numbers Grow – April 5, 2020

Via Twin Cities Pioneer Press When she discovered that shipments of face shields from a Maryland-based manufacturer were on three-week back order through Amazon.com, Maggie Sartori — a supply chain director for Allina Health — threw up her hands and resorted to Plan B. Sartori called up a manufacturer in Northeast Minneapolis, bought thousands of […]

Bethesda Hospital doctor on treating COVID-19 patients

Via MPR “Meanwhile, the number of people in intensive care — a key measure of the stress on our healthcare system — has now topped 200 in the state. Many of those patients are being treated at Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul.” “As a COVID-19 specialty center, Bethesda has seen some of the worst of […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for May 4, 2020

The Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder is a winner of Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards Health Care Industry Veteran Jodi Hubler Named President of Bind Bright Health Names Mike Mikan as CEO COVID-19 Proves Telemedicine Is the Future of Health Care M Health Fairview rolls out curbside care Prospero Health Partners With GrandPad to Improve […]

University of Minnesota and M Health Fairview roll out protective device for healthcare professionals during COVID-19

Via the University of Minnesota “The University of Minnesota and M Health Fairview have developed a protection device to minimize exposure to health care providers in clinical settings.” “Health care workers — including respiratory therapists, doctors and nurses — participate in procedures where airborne transmission from the patient is possible. This is why health care […]

M Health Fairview Rolls Out New UV Decontamination Process For N95 Masks

Via M Health Fairview A new process for decontaminating N95 masks will protect healthcare workers and conserve limited resources, thanks to a collaboration between M Health Fairview, 3M, Clorox, and other community partners. M Health Fairview’s unique mobile UV tower system allows for a fast, streamlined process to decontaminate masks during the COVID-19 pandemic, which […]

M Health Fairview Transitions Some Clinics to Virtual Care to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Via M Health Fairview “To slow the spread of COVID-19, M Health Fairview is moving several of its primary care clinics to a “virtual first” model, beginning Friday, March 27. This transition will help patients remain at home, while preserving critical personal protective equipment for those providers who need it most.” “The new care model […]

M Health Fairview offering curbside coronavirus testing

Via KARE 11 News “During a demonstration of the new testing protocol on Tuesday, medical assistant Reece Wallaker prepared for a visit by putting on gloves, a mask and a face shield before approaching a woman who drove up in her car.” “‘Hi, can I have you step out of the car please?’ Wallaker said. […]

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