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In the Know: Healthcare News for September 28, 2020

Bright Health Inc. Announces $500 Million Series E Funding Including Significant Investments by Tiger Global Management, T. Rowe Price Associates, Blackstone, NEA and Bessemer Venture Partners Bind Launches Into the Fully-insured Market Spineology Gets FDA De Novo Grant of Minimally Invasive OptiMesh Expandable Interbody Fusion System Medtronic gains breakthrough nod for VAD driveline Fast Company […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for Sept. 14, 2020

Medtronic TTVR system wins breakthrough device designation Minnetronix Medical Gets FDA Clearance on Innovative Neurosurgical Access Platform FDA clears DiaSorin test that differentiates between COVID, flu Boston Scientific launches Vercise Genus DBS system in Europe Abilitech named Minne Inno’s ‘Women-led Startup of the Year’ Regulatory and Quality Solutions LLC (R&Q) Acquires Maetrics to Form the […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 31, 2020

Abbott’s Fast, $5, 15-Minute, Easy-to-Use COVID-19 Antigen Test Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization; Mobile App Displays Test Results to Help Our Return to Daily Life; Ramping Production to 50 Million Tests a Month Allina Health and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Commit to Landmark Value-Based Contract in Minnesota Cancer Genetics and StemoniX Sign […]

Bind Personalized Health Plan Outperforms Industry Benchmarks for Total Cost as Members Buy Higher-Quality, Lower-Cost Care

MINNEAPOLIS — (Aug. 18, 2020) — Bind Benefits, Inc. released data that shows its health plan outperformed risk-adjusted industry benchmarks for total cost by guiding members to higher-quality, lower-cost care. The results show that high member engagement and better health plan design can lower costs for employees and employers. Benchmarks, provided by an industry-leading global […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 17, 2020

6 Ways to Build the Healthcare System of the Future Medtronic to Acquire Smart Insulin Pen Company Companion Medical DiaMedica Announces Closing of $23 Million Public Offering of Common Shares Baker Tilly and Squar Milner are joining forces Osprey Medical receives CE Marking approval for DyeVert Power XT As others shed tech workers, Bind Benefits […]

Bind Named to 2020 CB Insights Digital Health 150 List of Most Innovative Digital Health Startups

MINNEAPOLIS — (Aug. 13, 2020) — Bind Benefits, Inc., a personalized health plan that creates an intuitive fit between people’s health benefit and the way they actually use health care, was named to the CB Insights Digital Health 150 list—the 150 most promising private digital health companies in the world. “The health benefits cost curve is unsustainable. And it’s […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 10, 2020

Mayo’s plasma program shows first signs of COVID-19 benefit University of Minnesota turns natural killer cells against COVID-19 FDA approves new Medtronic neurostim leads Best Buy’s health chief to step down, will remain an advisor as company pursues long-term ambitions Rival drugmakers launch joint trial of medicines for COVID-19  Cantel Medical names new president Walking […]

In The Know: Medical Alley News for July 27, 2020

Starkey President Brandon Sawalich Promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer Boston Scientific’s next-gen stroke prevention device gets FDA nod Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Extends Coverage  of Expanded Telehealth Benefits Through 2020 Medtronic Foundation Commits $16M in Health and Education Partnerships to Address Racial Disparities and Advance Social Justice in Black Communities Humanetics […]

Medtronic Foundation Commits $16M in Health and Education Partnerships to Address Racial Disparities and Advance Social Justice in Black Communities

Medtronic Foundation Commits to First-of-Its-Kind National Partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, and to Minneapolis with Support of the Northside Achievement Zone, People’s Center Clinics & Services, Among Others Medtronic Plans Day of Action for Racial Equity Progress to Help the More than 90,000 Medtronic Employees Globally Learn More About Advancing Racial Equity MINNEAPOLIS, July […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for July 20, 2020

Medtronic buying French spinal-surgery tech maker Medicrea Mayo Clinic CEO Gianrico Farrugia on why he doesn’t want to go back to a pre-pandemic world In ‘Groundbreaking’ Study, UMN Researchers 3D Print Working Heart Pump With Real Human Cells 3M says it’s on track with N95 production goals Hillrom launches two new respiratory health systems UnitedHealth […]

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