Medical Device

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Medical Device Excise Tax Fully Repealed Minnesota’s Angel Tax Credit Returns Gov.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have shown chills innovation, reduces employment, slows hiring plans, and freezes capital investments has been fully repealed by Congress just days before […]

The 2020 BOLD Awards

Minneapolis, MN {December, 2019}  – Talencio is excited to announce that we have been nominated for the Eighth Annual BOLD Awards, presented by the Minnesota Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth® (ACG.) The BOLD Awards are designed to honor and recognize innovation, inspirational moves, bold visions and leaders that have made BOLD moves to […]

BARDA Industry Days

By Diane Rucker (UEL) Kate Evinger (gener8tor) and I joined BARDA Industry Days last week in Washington, DC.  In September, University Enterprise Labs (UEL) and gener8tor announced a partnership to support startups in health security, funded by a federal grant.  (The federal government loves acronyms.  I’ll include translations in the article.) But first, some fun […]

RxFunction Announces walk2Wellness Study Expansion with Hebrew SeniorLife

Hebrew SeniorLife, a Harvard Medical School Affiliate, is Fourth Study Site  Eden Prairie, MN – (October 23, 2019) – RxFunction, the medical device company that created Walkasins®, is announcing expansion of its walk2Wellness study to include researchers at Hebrew SeniorLife, with enrollment of its first participant completed earlier this month.  The Hinda and Arthur Marcus […]

NAMSA Expands European Medical Device Testing Solutions with DAkkS DIN ISO/IEC 17025:2018 Accreditation in Germany

DAkkS, the sole national accreditation body for the Federal Republic of Germany, oversees ISO/IEC accreditation in the region, which is the single most important standard for testing laboratories around the world. ISO 17025 accredited facilities, which now include NAMSA’s state-of-the-art Analytical Services Laboratory in Obernburg, Germany, have demonstrated technical proficiency, as well as precise, accurate test data for […]

Surprising New Themes Emerge at DeviceTalks Minnesota 2019

DeviceTalks Minnesota has a reputation for debuting the latest innovations in medical devices as well as bringing top-notch speakers to the dais, so it wasn’t a surprise that both of those features were present again in 2019. However, an unexpected theme emerged from many of the speakers. Whether they were talking about innovations in engineering […]

Visualize MED: Modeling the Future of Medicine

The medical device industry has traditionally relied on a combination of bench testing, animal testing, and clinical trials to guide the development and evaluation of medical devices. Indeed, regulatory agencies around the globe have established their approval processes around these three sources of evidence. In the mid to late 2000’s, it became clear that our […]

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