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UnitedHealth Group To Roll Out Coronavirus Test To 46,000 Doctors

Via Forbes “A study funded by UnitedHealth Group earlier this week shows people can self-administer a diagnostic test with a much smaller swab, a process that should save potentially thousands of clinicians from being exposed to the virus while at the same time making the testing simpler.” “Researchers say such a self-administered process eliminates the need […]

2019 Medical Alley Investment Report

Even with just a month of perspective, it’s abundantly clear that 2019 was a huge year for the Medical Alley startup ecosystem. The community as a whole raised more than $1 billion for the first time and Bright Health’s $635 million round at a $2.2 billion valuation broke the state’s record for the largest venture […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for January 13, 2020

Mayo Clinic to create patient genetic data library FDA APPROVES LESS INVASIVE SURGICAL APPROACH FOR ABBOTT’S HEART PUMP TO HELP PATIENTS AVOID OPEN HEART SURGERY Allina partners with Optum on surgery centers Medtronic Acquires Stimgenics, Pioneer of DTM™, a Novel Spinal Cord Stimulation Therapy Bright Health scoops California health plan Brand New Day Teleflex’s UroLift […]

In the Know: Healthcare News from Medical Alley for December 9, 2019

John Halamka named president of Mayo Clinic Platform NeuroOne Medical Technologies Corporation Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Evo(TM) Cortical Electrode Abilitech Medical raises $7.4 million Dr. Craig Samitt Headlines Medical Alley Representation on TCB 100 List Boston Scientific sells Zytiga royalties for $256m Case report: Stem cells a step toward improving motor, sensory function after […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for July 22, 2019

Meet the University of Minnesota Scientists Trying to Retrain the Brain POPS! Diabetes Care Announces Closing of Oversubscribed Series A Funding Philips acquires Medumo Minnesota startups see healthy investment in first half of 2019 M Health Fairview to open walk-in clinic at Mall of America FDA, Yale, Mayo Clinic Join Forces to Study Cardiac mHealth […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 10, 2019

Smiths Medical Appoints New CEO Medical device makers in Minnesota, U.S. brace for tariff fallout Mayo Clinic plans research building with $32 million gift Bio-Techne To Acquire B-MoGen Biotechnologies Inc. CVRx Adds $18m to Funding Round Upsizing Upsher-Smith Labs Medtronic wins $150m radiology, imaging equipment DoD supply contract Medical-data firm Flywheel nabs another $2.5 million […]

In The Know: Healthcare News from Medical Alley for February 8, 2019

Leaders from Mayo Clinic, Phillips, and FedEx Named to The Business Journals’ Influencers: People We’re Watching in 2019 U of M, Hennepin Healthcare study gives hope to those told they would never walk again Teleflex gains FDA approval for Manta vascular closure device to make good on $160M acquisition The top 10 medical device states: […]

In the Know: Healthcare Stories from Medical Alley — January 7, 2019

U of M start-up CoreBiome acquired by OraSure Technologies, Inc POPS! Diabetes Care Inc. Raises New Financing Round for Launch of POPS! one System 3M to buy M*Modal healthcare software firm for $1 billion Latest Boston Sci Deal Shakes up Mitral Repair Market Catalyzing economic growth in the Heartland starts with research universities Health insurance […]

April 5, 2018: In the Know

Thermo Fisher mycoplasma detection tech accepted for cell therapies   MedNet Solutions Announces Latest Release Of Its Award-Winning eClinical Solution   Boston Scientific Announces Acquisition of Securus Medical Group, Inc.   American Academy of Family Physicians, Zipnosis Announce Strategic Partnership to Provide Virtual Care Solution for Family Physicians   US Insurance Giants UnitedHealth and Humana […]

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