Medical Alley Association

After Coronavirus, Which Industries Are Still Hiring? – May 2, 2020

Via Twin Cities Business At the end of February many Minnesota restaurants and hospitality businesses complained that they couldn’t find enough workers to fill open jobs. The issue had been plaguing nearly every industry for several years. Ben Wogsland, director of government relations for Hospitality Minnesota, said at the time: “Workforce is issue No. 1, […]

Maple Grove Approves ProMed Development Plan, Favors Tax Incentives – April 8, 2020

Via CCX Media The Maple Grove City Council this week approved plans for a 71,000 square-foot, two-story med-tech facility that will face Interstate Highway 494. ProMed Molded Products, Inc. plans to build the facility on vacant land at Wedgwood Road and 67th Avenue. ProMed was founded in 1989 and is headquarted in Plymouth. The company makes silicone molded […]

The Medical Alley Association Statement on Governor Walz’s Decision to Allow Non-Time Sensitive Surgical Procedures to Resume

Media ContactJulia ColemanJColeman@medicalalley.org 612.232.9974 The Medical Alley Association Statement on Governor Walz’s Decision to Allow Non-Time Sensitive Surgical Procedures to Resume On behalf of the Medical Alley Association’s more than 600 members, we appreciate Governor Walz allowing non-time sensitive surgical procedures to resume. This will provide tremendous benefits to both patients and healthcare providers without unduly […]

Med-Tech Front Lines Against COVID-19 Includes Array of Minnesota-Connected Companies

Via Star Tribune “Minneapolis-based Bio-Techne is making analyzers to enable researchers to detect when a patient is having a medical emergency related to COVID-19. Eden Prairie-based CHF Solutions is shipping a device that removes excess fluids from intensive-care patients treated for COVID-19. National attention has fixed on Medtronic and its Puritan Bennett ventilators that supply […]

Alumni Provide Leadership in COVID-19 Global Response

Via Illinois Wesleyan University Shaye Mandle ’93, President and CEO of the Medical Alley Association, is leading an effort to combat medical shortages caused by COVID-19. On March 22, the Medical Alley Association introduced “The COVID-19 Resource Connect” tool, which is intended to help connect those combatting COVID-19 and needing assistance with those who can […]

Minnesota Companies Jump into Virus Fight

Via Finance & Commerce “The COVID-19 outbreak is an urgent concern across Minnesota’s medical device and manufacturing industry, said Shaye Mandle, president and CEO of the Medical Alley Association. Even companies not directly involved in ICU treatment or respiratory conditions are looking for ways to contribute.” “’It’s all hands on deck. All of our members are […]

Medical Alley Association Response to COVID-19

To Our Members, The health, safety, and well-being of Medical Alley’s members, staff, and community is of paramount concern. As Minnesota comes together to address the COVID-19 pandemic, the Medical Alley Association (MAA) will be taking action to do our part in limiting the potential spread of the virus and to protect and support our […]

Assembling the Dream Team: Anser Innovation appoints Jodi Hubler to Board of Directors, rounding out team of heavy hitters in preparation for Ōmcare Home Health HubTM launch

Hubler brings a unique combination of executive leadership, business development, and global health care investing expertise to help guide Ōmcare® toward commercialization Burnsville, MN (February 13, 2020) –  A board of directors is critical to success for startup companies. And with the recent appointment of Jodi Hubler to its board of directors, Minnesota-based digital health company Ōmcare® has rounded out […]

MAA, Other National Leaders Join to Support HHS’ Interoperability Plan

February 10, 2020  Dear Secretary Alex Azar,  As we look to the future of health care transformation, we believe a core element to advance innovation is the ability to safely and securely move information throughout the health care system. Therefore, we applaud you for your work to advance a rule that will increase health data […]

Diversified Plastics, Inc. Welcomes Robert Kieval to Board of Directors

MINNEAPOLIS—Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), a custom plastic-injection molder and digital manufacturer of high-precision thermoplastic components, has appointed Robert Kieval to its board of directors. Kieval has extensive experience as a chief executive officer and c-level leader in the health care industry with a track record of success in innovation, finance and commercialization of advanced medical technology. He […]

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