Medical Device

Cryosa Completes $8.25 Million in Series A-2 Funding for Further Development of Breakthrough, Minimally Invasive Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

MEDICAL ALLEY, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Minnesota medical device startup Cryosa completed its Series A-2 funding, raising $8.25 million to further develop its breakthrough therapies for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The round was led by life sciences firm, Santé Ventures, and HOYA Corporation (“HOYA”), with additional institutional and individual investors. This latest funding round will be used to […]

SecurAcath Significantly Reduces Catheter-Related Infection Risk

PLYMOUTH, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Interrad Medical, a privately held medical device company, announces a new clinical data publication that shows a significantly lower catheter-related infection risk with use of the SecurAcath Subcutaneous Catheter Securement Device. The article titled: Catheter Securement Impact on PICC-related CLABSI: A University Hospital Perspective, Rowe, et al, was published in American Journal of Infection […]

New Airway Device Useful in COVID Era

McMurray Enhanced Airway Can Reduce Certain Patient-Provider Contact St. Paul, Minn. — June 3, 2020 — A new airway management device, the McMurray Enhanced Airway (MEA), maintains a patent airway without the need for healthcare staff to hold the patient’s head in positions that keep the airway open—physical contact that often occurs for the duration […]

Maintaining Engagement: The Role of Virtual Communication During and After the COVID-19 Crisis

By Hal Grey, Principal Consultant, Medtech2Market Takeaways from the Medical Alley Association’s virtual roundtable with medical device and telehealth company participants. Over 70% of healthcare providers (HCPs) use telemedicine tools for clinician guidance or education, patient interactions such as e-visits, remote patient monitoring, or information sharing through patient portals. Only 12% of European medical device companies use […]

How Medtech Companies Are Fighting COVID-19?

Via MedCity News In a public health crisis such as the Covid-19 pandemic, each healthcare vertical is playing a crucial role. Diagnostics companies are racing to test in the most accurate way possible, biotech and pharma companies are moving mountains to quickly develop vaccines and study potential therapies, while digital health companies have stepped up to the plate to provide […]

Up & Running with Ann Holder, Founder & CEO, Odonata Health

Ann Holder, CEO, Odonata Medical, is a Medical Device Executive with a rich background in sales, marketing, finance and operations.  Ann began her career in the US Army after graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point.  In healthcare, Ann worked for Medtronic in a variety of roles in […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for Jan. 27, 2019

Manny Villafaña raising $10 million for Medical 21 BREAKING: Medtronic wins FDA approval for Micra AV Three Industry Leaders Form New Venture to Create Scalable Manufacturing Platforms for Cell and Gene Therapies Major Texas health system will use CHF Solutions’ Aquadex FlexFlow system Starkey’s Livio Hearing Aid Has New AI Capabilities Spotlight: Flywheel leaves science […]

In the Know: The Biggest Healthcare Stories of 2019

Medical Device Excise Tax Fully Repealed Minnesota’s Angel Tax Credit Returns Gov. Walz Shows Support for Entrepreneurs with Creation of Launch Minnesota Proposed Changes to Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Announced in Medical Alley Bright Health Raises $635M in Latest Funding Round Optum completes acquisition of DaVita Medical Group from DaVita 3M buys medical device […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for December 23, 2019

House passes measure to kill medical device tax Bright Health Raises $635M in Latest Funding Round Boston Scientific gets 1st US disposable duodenoscope clearance Medtronic Acquires Klue In a first, researchers sequence single bacterial cells, paving path for rapid sepsis test Faegre Baker Daniels will merge with large Philadelphia law firm on Feb. 1 Ecolab […]

Medical Alley Association Applauds Congressional Support of Healthcare Innovation

For Immediate Release: Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019 Media Contact: Dan Wadedwade@medicalalley.org (952) 746-3812 Medical Alley Association Applauds Congressional Support of Healthcare Innovation Medical Alley, MN — The medical device excise tax, which studies have shown chills innovation, reduces employment, slows hiring plans, and freezes capital investments has been fully repealed by Congress just days before […]

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