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Medical Alley Leads the Nation in Transformation of Payment Models

Bright Health, Bind Benefits account for half of venture capital invested nationally. 2020 was a record year for investment in Medical Alley startups. The region raised $1.4 billion, exceeding $1 billion by Q3, on the heels of breaking $1 billion in 2019. Health plan startups Bright Health and Bind Benefits, along with digital device company […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for November 9, 2020

Allina Health Runs Only Clinical Trial Site in MN for Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine Study Bloomington med-tech firm raises $70 million for back pain therapy Boston Scientific Receives FDA Approval for the Ranger™ Drug-Coated Balloon CVRx secures reimbursement win from CMS Starkey and OrCam Partner to Provide Groundbreaking Assistive Technology to Hearing and Visually Impaired […]

Medical Alley Startups Lead During Uncertain Half

Despite the tumultuous start to the year, early and growth stage companies in Medical Alley raised over $250 million, almost exactly the five-year average for the first half. Medical device companies in Medical Alley raised more than their counterparts anywhere else in the country. As the conversation around aging in place accelerates, Medical Alley is […]

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 September 2, 2019

Medical Alley Association’s Statement on the Upcoming Retirement of Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak UnitedHealthcare launches new UnitedHealthcare Hearing vertical Minnesota Blues strikes up outcomes-based cancer care arrangement Mayo’s Q2 income soars Medtronic Drops Huge Update on Surgical Robotics System Smiths Medical announces partnership with Medline Industries, Inc Abbott touts potential of 15-minute concussion detection ZOLL […]

In the Know: Medical Alley News for July 1, 2019

UnitedHealth Agrees to Buy Payments Firm Equian for $3.2 Billion Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and North Memorial Health Join Forces to Transform Healthcare in Minnesota Sansoro Health and Datica Announce Merger Optum exec will become new UnitedHealthcare CEO Mayo Clinic receives $5 million gift to establish Center for Women’s Health Minnesota Cup […]

In the Know — Healthcare News From Medical Alley, April 29, 2019

NeoChord Raises Additional Financing to Drive Catheter-based Program Development, Bringing Total Series D Funding to over $32 Million Boston Scientific wins FDA approval for Lotus Edge TAVR Bright Health CEO Bob Sheehy on how the business has grown since record $200 million funding deal Matt Miller, head of UnitedHealthcare accelerator, says applications are flooding in […]

In the Know: Healthcare News from Medical Alley, March 1, 2019

Tiny medical device designed in Minnesota repairs the tiniest hearts StemoniX lands $14.4M to develop ‘micro-organs’ – Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal Medtronic’s RF Ablation Platform FDA Cleared to Control Pain Mayo Clinic researchers identify gene that may predict pancreatic cancer in people with Type 2 diabetes Microbiologics rapidly evolving in the virology industry […]

Minnesota Named Second-Best State in U.S. For Jobs

According to job search website Zippia, Minnesota is the second-best state in the U.S. for jobs! The site used a number of factors in creating their list, including median income, unemployment rate, and a cost of living metric to help job-seekers see where the most opportunities were as well as where their income would go […]

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: […]

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