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Medical Alley: Where Tomorrow’s Healthcare is Happening Today – 2020 Annual Report

2020 started like any other year. We were focused on increasing the value of membership, telling the Medical Alley story, and growing the region’s influence and impact. We were looking forward to our sold-out sixth Annual Dinner, presented by Bind Benefits, featuring Michael Phelps and Patrick Kennedy, as well as our full slate of in-person […]

At The Table – 2020 Legislative Year In Review

Key 2020 Takeaways   Despite the truly historic disruptions that shaped the 2020 legislative session, the Medical Alley Association (MAA) worked diligently to connect the skills and expertise of our health technology and care industry with Minnesota’s policy makers.   Throughout the health and economic crisis, Medical Alley has continued to advocate for policies that support businesses. We have also helped […]

Why is the Rio Tinto, St John of God & KFC joining the Medical Products HUB – it’s not just about PPE sourcing

Whilst we battle the pandemic, large groups need to protect their employees. We have been surprised by a number of corporate groups requesting to join the Medical Products HUB. From global miners to food outlets to major hospital bodies. They all have a mission, protect their staff from COVID! What a lot of these groups […]

Medical Products HUB Secures 50 Million Boxes of Nitril Gloves in 5 Days

With the high demand on PPE globally the team at Medical Products HUB has had one particular disposable product in high demand, Nitril Gloves. The Medical Products HUB was recently approached to provide 50 million boxes per month under a 12 month contract for Nitril gloves. From initial contact to quotation took 5 days to […]

Medical Products HUB sends ventilators to Madagascar for Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto https://www.riotinto.com/en is one of the world’s largest mining and metals companies operating in approximately 36 countries, including Madagascar. With the outbreak of COVID-19, Rio Tinto contacted the team at Medical Products Hub http://www.medicalproductshub.com/ to acquire Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), recognizing our long-term presence in China and ability to source quality, reliable PPE. Rio […]

Medical Alley Association Letter Regarding Mask Usage to Fight COVID-19

GetUsPPE Delivers One Million Face Shields to Healthcare Facilities Nationwide

Via Boston Scientific GetUsPPE, a leading volunteer organization connecting healthcare providers with supplies of PPE (personal protective equipment), has delivered one million face shields to healthcare facilities around the United States. Shields manufactured and donated by medical device manufacturer Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) were distributed by partners including Amazon to healthcare facilities in more than 40 U.S. […]

Ford and 3M begin shipping respirators to front-line health workers fighting coronavirus pandemic

Via CNBC “3M is selling and distributing the Ford-designed respirators through 3M-authorized distributors. Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle is the first customer to order and take delivery, the automaker said.” “3M and Ford say they will donate any profits from the medical equipment sales to Covid-related nonprofit organizations.” “The newly designed respirators include a […]

3M Awarded Department of Defense Contracts to Further Expand U.S. Production of N95 Respirators

Via 3M 3M has been awarded two contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense in recent weeks to further expand U.S. production of N95 respirators in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Beginning in January, 3M ramped up production of respirators and doubled its global output to 1.1 billion per year – including 35 million N95 […]

Minnesota Gets Supply Chain, Warehouse Expertise from Target, Ecolab, Other Corporations

Via Star Tribune “Maplewood-based 3M’s team is helping ferret out fraudulent suppliers or products. Target helped the state develop a web-based tool that can help businesses track the health of their workforce.” “And Bloomington-based filtration giant Donaldson Co. and St. Paul-based Ecolab are helping with supply chain expertise.” “‘We view our best opportunity to help […]

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