Mayo Clinic

In the Know: Healthcare News from Medical Alley for July 6, 2020

Envoy Medical Receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for its Fully Implanted Acclaim® Cochlear Implant Study design for CVRx device can serve as heart failure model: JACC editorial Philips ranked as world’s most innovative medtech company in Boston Consulting Group’s Annual Report Takeda Receives U.S. FDA Approval to Manufacture ENTYVIO® (vedolizumab) Drug Substance at Manufacturing Facility […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 29, 2020

preCARDIA, Inc. Receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for Novel, Catheter Based Heart Failure Treatment FDA Approves First-Of-Its-Kind Percept™ PC Neurostimulator with BrainSense™ Technology Minnesota business groups oppose visa suspensions for foreign workers Blue Cross first MN health plan with role for expert guidance for gender care Cryosa Raises $8.25M in Fresh Financing Round 20 medical […]

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 […]

FDA pushes need for plasma donations, with Mayo Clinic giving registry support

Via Healthcare IT News “The registry also supports collection of antibodies, critical to enabling research into which patients may be most at risk from the disease, he said.” “To date, Mayo’s Covid program has been live since April and has treated 12,000 patients. An Institutional Review Board registers hospitals, doctors and patients and uses collected […]

Health Care Communications In The Age Of COVID-19: Lessons From Mayo Clinic

Via Padilla “As we all know, health care media relations on a normal day can be challenging. Before COVID-19, “normal” for Mayo Clinic looked like this: 25-30 media calls per day; handled by a team of more than 20 Daily proactive media efforts (story pitching, issuing press releases and media advisories, etc.) Coordinating interviews with Mayo Clinic […]

For The Record with Jackie Mejia, Director, gBETA Medtech

Jackie came to gener8tor after working for several years as a research scientist and lab manager. Her research focused on developing novel technologies to solve environmental challenges and protect public health. During this time, Jackie learned to balance multiple projects, work with various collaborators, become a successful mentor, and communicate her scientific results effectively to […]

Investigators Call for Treatment Centers to Join COVID-19 Global Registry

Via Contagion “Mayo Clinic and the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) partnered to launch the Viral Infection and Respiratory Illness Universal Study (VIRUS), a global coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) registry which would shed light on varying treatment patterns around the world.” “The registry has gathered information on more than 5000 patients from 81 clinical sites since […]

Early indicators: Investigational convalescent plasma is safe for patients with COVID-19

Via Mayo Clinic News Network “Mayo Clinic and collaborators today reported safety data on the first 5,000 hospitalized patients transfused with investigational convalescent plasma as part of the Food and Drug Administration’s national Expanded Access Program (EAP) for COVID-19. The early indicators suggest experimental convalescent plasma is safe in treating severely ill patients. At this time, convalescent plasma […]

Thermo Fisher Scientific Response to COVID-19 Expands to Include New Serology Test

Via Mayo Clinic News Network Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, announced it will expand its response to the COVID-19 pandemic by developing a total antibodies test in collaboration with WuXi Diagnostics and Mayo Clinic. The new test is the result of ongoing collaboration between all three organizations, including clinical […]

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