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In the Know: Healthcare News for Jan. 20, 2020

Medtronic wins 2020 Catalyst Award FDA-approved clinical trial to study expanded use of Abbott’s MitraClip Smiths Medical launches Portex tracheostomy tubes and kits Mayo Clinic launches its first Platform initiative Cerebral Therapeutics Completes $35 Million Series B Financing Tactile Medical CEO announces retirement in 2020 Medtronic receives CE Mark for neurostimulators for urology treatment Flannel […]

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 for Sept. 23, 2019

MAA Congratulates Jodi Hubler on Her Appointment to Launch Minnesota Advisory Board CEOs of Minnesota’s biggest health players take aim AI myths Senate lawmakers direct CMS to boost non-opioid device reimbursement UEL Joins BARDA Accelerator Network University of Minnesota discovery is now a first-in-human clinical trial for leukemia 3M and M*Modal Combine Advanced Technologies to […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for September 16, 2019

Google Works With Mayo Clinic to Share Health Knowledge Healthy.io Raises $60 Million in Series C Funding and Receives FDA Clearance for Smartphone-Based Test to Diagnose Chronic Kidney Disease Baxter puts up $230m for Cheetah Medical St. Thomas Announces Founding Dean for College of Health Heraeus to acquire Via Biomedical Imricor becomes second Minnesota IPO […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for September 9, 2019

Abbott Launches World’s First Pivotal Trial To Test New Approach For Repairing Leaky Tricuspid Heart Valves Pursuit Vasculars ClearGuard HD Caps Recommended for Preventing Bloodstream Infection New med-tech investment firm launches $225 million fund Bright Health hires ex-UnitedHealth exec as president U of M will buy Shriners hospital campus on Minneapolis riverfront Rochester biotech startup […]

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: Healthcare News from Medical Alley for Aug. 5, 2019

Mayo Clinic ranked No. 1 hospital nationwide by U.S. News & World Report Mayo Clinic, Boston Scientific teaming up on med-tech accelerator Cantel Medical puts up $775m for dental instrument maker Hu-Friedy From one heart to another: Families of donor, recipient meet at last Meda Announces Finalists for 2nd Million Dollar Challenge for Minority Entrepreneurs […]

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 for May 20, 2019

Abbott Partners With NIH On BRAIN Initiative to Advance Research for Neurological Disorders Generic drugmaker Upsher-Smith plans Maple Grove expansion CVRx data show its device can benefit heart-failure patients 76% of Patients Positively Impacted Within 12 weeks in new MIRODERM Clinical Study Bright Health to expand into 5 new states next year VentureMed Group Grows […]

In The Know — Healthcare News for May 3, 2019

3M buying Acelity in deal worth $6.7B Medtronic wins FDA approval for CareLink SmartSync CRM device manager Biotech firm Miromatrix Receives KidneyX Redesign Dialysis Phase I award NIH taps StemoniX’s organ-on-a-chip for opioid, addiction research Report: Takeda adopts value-based pricing for Crohn’s stem cell therapy in Europe Med-tech firm NeoChord adds $7M to earlier $25M […]

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