Shaye Mandle

Medical Alley Association Launches Resource Connect during Covid-19 Pandemic – April 1, 2020

Via KSTP A Twin Cities organization has launched a special kind of “matchmaker” service during the COVID-19 pandemic, connecting medical companies with businesses that can help fill supplies. “I like to think of us as sort of the nerve center of the health care community here,” said Shaye Mandle, president and CEO of the Medical Alley […]

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 […]

MN Company’s Medical Devices in Demand for Coronavirus Tests, But Supply Chain a Problem – April 15, 2020

Via Twin Cities Pioneer Press Dave Hemink prides himself on running a Minnesota-made company that designs, develops and manufactures the little devices that doctors put on your finger to measure your blood oxygen. And business has never been better. “We expanded into a different building on our campus, broadened our manufacturing area,” said Hemink, whose […]

Minnesota Struggles to Get Crucial Medical Supplies as Coronavirus Numbers Grow – April 5, 2020

Via Twin Cities Pioneer Press When she discovered that shipments of face shields from a Maryland-based manufacturer were on three-week back order through Amazon.com, Maggie Sartori — a supply chain director for Allina Health — threw up her hands and resorted to Plan B. Sartori called up a manufacturer in Northeast Minneapolis, bought thousands of […]

After Coronavirus, Which Industries Are Still Hiring? – May 2, 2020

Via Twin Cities Business At the end of February many Minnesota restaurants and hospitality businesses complained that they couldn’t find enough workers to fill open jobs. The issue had been plaguing nearly every industry for several years. Ben Wogsland, director of government relations for Hospitality Minnesota, said at the time: “Workforce is issue No. 1, […]

Medical Alley Connecting Companies for Covid-19 Response – April 2, 2020

Via Twin Cities Business A new online tool helps groups find organizations that can provide high-need products or services. Getting the right medical equipment to the people who need it has a heightened importance in the era of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Golden Valley-based Medical Alley Association, a trade group for the state’s health care […]

The Lacek Group Expands Healthcare Practice and Joins Medical Alley Association

[MINNEAPOLIS, May 7, 2020] – The Lacek Group, a Minneapolis-based national leader in loyalty and customer-engagement, announced today that it has joined the Medical Alley Association. The MAA supports and advances the global leadership of its healthcare industry members and their connectivity around the world. “Patient loyalty and engagement are critical to every healthcare offering […]

CentraCare and Starkey Join Medical Alley Board of Directors

Dr. Ken Holmen and Brandon Sawalich will add unique perspectives to the association’s broad healthcare sector leadership Medical Alley (April 13, 2020) – The Medical Alley Association is proud to announce that, following a unanimous vote by the Medical Alley Association Board of Directors, Dr. Ken Holmen, President & CEO of CentraCare and Brandon Sawalich, President of […]

Medical Alley Association Response to COVID-19

To Our Members, The health, safety, and well-being of Medical Alley’s members, staff, and community is of paramount concern. As Minnesota comes together to address the COVID-19 pandemic, the Medical Alley Association (MAA) will be taking action to do our part in limiting the potential spread of the virus and to protect and support our […]

Medical Alley’s Mayo Clinic Delivers Solutions in COVID-19 Pandemic

Medical Alley, Minnesota (March 12, 2020) – In a remarkable feat, Mayo Clinic has developed a new, faster test for COVID-19. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Mayo Clinic Laboratories has worked nonstop to create the test, a process that would normally take months or longer.  Mayo Clinic’s initial capacity will deliver 200-300 tests daily.  […]

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