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In the Know: Healthcare News from Medical Alley for July 6, 2020

Envoy Medical Receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for its Fully Implanted Acclaim® Cochlear Implant Study design for CVRx device can serve as heart failure model: JACC editorial Philips ranked as world’s most innovative medtech company in Boston Consulting Group’s Annual Report Takeda Receives U.S. FDA Approval to Manufacture ENTYVIO® (vedolizumab) Drug Substance at Manufacturing Facility […]

Smiths Medical Announces Ventilator Training Alliance App Partnership

Via Smiths Medical Smiths Medical announced today it has joined several of the world’s other ventilator manufacturers in the Ventilator Training Alliance (VTA) to support frontline medical providers access to a centralized repository of ventilator training. The content can be found in a mobile app managed by Allego. “Smiths Medical is proud to be a […]

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 […]

Smiths halts medical unit split to focus on ventilator production

Via Reuters “UK’s Smiths Group (SMIN.L) said on Tuesday the separation of its medical unit will be delayed, as it focuses on making and delivering ventilators and critical-care devices to hospitals tackling the shortage of life-saving equipment as the coronavirus spreads.” “Britain has ordered 10,000 ventilators from a consortium of leading aerospace, engineering and Formula […]

Smiths Group to Produce 10,000 Ventilators for the UK Government

Via Smiths Medical Smiths Group (“Smiths”) confirms that it is contracting with the UK Government for a significant ramp up in the production of its life saving Smiths Medical paraPAC plus™ ventilators. Production will rapidly increase from hundreds a month to thousands a month to fulfil 10,000 units in response to the UK Government’s challenge to UK […]

Smiths Medical Makes Ventilator Available to Other Producers

Via Reuters “The group’s Smiths Medical unit was providing intellectual property and advice to other companies to make its PARAPAC Plus lightweight ventilators, and it was ramping up its own production at its site in Luton, just north of London.” “Smiths said it was also talking to contract manufacturers to add production capacity in the United […]

At The Table – March 2020

Medical Alley Day at the Capitol Monday, February 24, was Medical Alley Day at the Minnesota State Capitol, bringing together legislators with the health technology and care organizations that power Minnesota’s economy and make it The Global Epicenter of Health Innovation and Care™. Legislators met with representatives of MAA member companies from all over the […]

Legislator Newsletter – March 2020

Medical Alley Day at the Capitol Last week, health technology and care leaders traveled to St. Paul for Medical Alley Day at the Capitol to share with legislators and their staffs how they advance Minnesota as a global leader of health innovation and care. We appreciate the legislators that stopped by to engage with our […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for March 9, 2020

COVID-19: How Mayo Clinic is preparing to respond to a potential pandemic Vice President Mike Pence visits 3M on coronavirus tour Takeda Pharma says it is developing coronavirus drug Coronavirus – How Health Plans Can Help Their Members Stay Safe from COVID-19 Right Now CE Mark for Abbott’s FlexNav Delivery System for TAVI Valve Sanofi […]

Medical Alley Association Advocacy Newsletter

Medical Alley is the global epicenter of health innovation and care, where healthcare leaders call home. In Medical Alley, you will find the world’s leading health technology innovation cluster, the highest ranked hospital, and the globally recognized Destination Medical Center. Medical Alley is also home to more than 1,000 healthcare companies, employing more than 500,000 […]

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