Medtronic

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 29, 2020

preCARDIA, Inc. Receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for Novel, Catheter Based Heart Failure Treatment FDA Approves First-Of-Its-Kind Percept™ PC Neurostimulator with BrainSense™ Technology Minnesota business groups oppose visa suspensions for foreign workers Blue Cross first MN health plan with role for expert guidance for gender care Cryosa Raises $8.25M in Fresh Financing Round 20 medical […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 22, 2020

U.S. News and World Report Names Mayo Nation’s Top Hospital Medtronic gets $337 million from Blackstone for diabetes devices Abbott FreeStyle Libre 2 iCGM FDA cleared for use in adults and children At the Edge of Possible Cardiovascular Systems’ offering nabs $143.7m Mayo Clinic, NASA team up to test AI algorithm on colorectal cancer Boston […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for June 15, 2020

Mayo Tops Newsweek’s 2020 Best Hospitals List Nuvaira Announces FDA Breakthrough Designation for AIRFLOW-3 Pivotal Trial Device HistoSonics Announces $40 Million Financing Be The Match® Appoints Amy Ronneberg as Chief Executive Officer Medtronic lands CE Mark for MiniMed 780G insulin pump Our Actions to Confront Racism and Advance Social Justice Listening, understanding, acting Capsule, a […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 8, 2020

The George Floyd case has rocked a major U.S. medtech hub: Here’s what industry leaders think Upholding our social contract UnitedHealth to donate $10M to George Floyd family, rebuilding causes Medtronic turns to Titan Medical as it makes robot-assisted surgery play Pace Analytical® Acquires Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. Central Logic Announces Strategic Investment from Rubicon […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for May 26, 2020

Lee Jones Selected University of Minnesota Entrepreneur of the Year Medtronic, Abbott, Thermo Fisher Are The World’s Largest Healthcare Companies In 2020 Med-tech company Tactile Medical announces new CEO Corporate America’s Most Underrated Innovation Strategy: 3M’s 15% Rule Medtronic execs see quick recovery, increased M&A NaviHealth trades hands again with Optum acquisition DeviceTalks Weekly: EP. […]

Med-tech Front Lines Against COVID-19 Includes Array of Minnesota-Connected Companies – April 1, 2020

Via Star Tribune Abbott expects to produce 50,000 ID Now tests daily.  Medical-device maker Abbott Laboratories is rolling out a new desktop device that can detect coronavirus in five minutes in many cases without a patient leaving the doctor’s office. Abbott’s new test for detecting the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 runs inside a toaster-sized […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for May 18, 2020

Medtronic receives US FDA approval for Cobalt and Crome implantable ICDs Boston Scientific prices $1.7b offering Minnesota Blues CEO Craig Samitt on COVID-19, 2021 Rates Increases, Telehealth, Medicare for all, and WFH Smiths Medical Acquires the Business of Access Scientific, LLC, Expanding Vascular Access Offering Minnesota Masons give $35 million to the University of Minnesota […]

Medtronic Expands Diabetes Support Programs to Help Customers Losing Insurance Coverage Due to Job Loss as a Result of COVID-19

Via Medtronic Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced an expansion of the Medtronic Assurance program with a new option to support diabetes customers who have lost their health insurance due to COVID-19-related job loss. Current eligible U.S. customers can now receive a 3-month supply of glucose sensors, infusion sets and […]

Regions Hospital tests new ventilator tech from Medtronic

Via KARE 11 “The collaboration between Regions and Medtronic started in the beginning of April. Typically, ventilators require close monitoring and settings needs to be adjusted. This means hospital staff are entering a patient’s room regularly.”  “For one COVID-19 patient on a ventilator for two weeks, it eliminates about 65 in-room visits. As of Monday, based […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for May 4, 2020

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