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Medical Alley Association Commends Senate Committee Passage of User Fee Bill

MEDICAL ALLEY, Minn. – Medical Alley Association welcomes action taken by the Senate Health Education, Labor and Pensions Committee – approving the FDASLA Act of 2022. The bill reauthorizes user fee agreements and includes provisions for which Medical Alley Association has advocated – including clarification to the FDA’s Certificate to Foreign Government (CFG) program and […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 13, 2022

Upsher-Smith Wins Prestigious Diana Award from FDA Ōmcare Appoints Matthew Grose as CTO Medtronic Announces Dr. Ashwini Sharan Joins Neuromodulation Operating Unit As Chief Medical Officer U of M Medical School Receives $18.8M Grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust to Provide AEDs Across Minnesota Medical Alley Association Applauds House Vote on User Fee Authorization Bill […]

Medical Alley Association Applauds House Vote on User Fee Authorization Bill

MEDICAL ALLEY, Minn. – Roberta “Bobbie” Dressen, President & CEO of Medical Alley Association – released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Food and Drug Amendments of 2022, reauthorizing FDA user fee agreements: “I want to commend House lawmakers for passing this legislation with overwhelming bipartisan support. This bill will […]

Up and Running with Vita Group

Vita Group is an innovative, research, design, and development agency. Utilizing over 75 years of experience within the medical industry; we specialize in serving healthcare innovators through patent applications, product prototyping, product manufacturing, FDA regulatory, distribution, marketing, and sales. Vita Group has successfully brought multiple products to market and offers turn-key manufacturing to our clients, […]

Medical Alley Association Welcomes Marsh McLennan Agency as its Newest Sustaining Member

Medical Alley, MN – The Medical Alley Association is pleased to announce that Marsh McLennan Agency has become the association’s newest sustaining member. “Medical Alley is a dynamic community of companies and individuals who want to improve and advance healthcare, and we are glad to be a part of that,” said Todd Ellingson, Vice President, […]

For the Record with Wouter Tack, VP of Clinical Operations, IQVIA

Wouter joined IQVIA in September 2019 from the ‘genae’ acquisition, where he was part of the senior management team for almost 10 years – first as Director Clinical Research and then as COO. Before this he spent over 15 years in the medical device arena working in a variety of roles on both the investigator […]

UserWise Facilitates FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Detect™ Over-the-Counter COVID-19 Test

UserWise, Inc., a San Jose, California-based Human Factors consultancy for medical products, conducted an expedited 100-participant FDA-compliant human factors study within a 3-week span to facilitate an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Detect™ COVID-19 Test for over-the-counter home use. San Jose, CA, November 08, 2021 –(– UserWise, Inc., a San Jose, California-based Human Factors consultancy […]

Medical Alley in Space

For the Record with Dan Reuvers, CEO, Tactile Medical

Dan Reuvers joined Tactile Medical in June of 2020 as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Reuvers served as executive vice president and president of Codman Specialty Surgical at Integra LifeSciences. Mr. Reuvers has more than 30 years of experience in the medical technology field and has held various executive-level positions in sales, marketing […]

Philips Becomes a Medical Alley Foundational Member

Chris Landon Joins Medical Alley Association Board of Directors The Medical Alley Association is pleased to welcome Philips as its newest foundational member. “Philips’ dedication to Medical Alley is a testament to the region’s growing reputation as The Global Epicenter of Health Innovation and Care™,” said Medical Alley Association President and CEO Shaye Mandle. “We […]

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