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In The Know: Healthcare News for November 2, 2020

Abbott Wins Prestigious Prix Galien USA Award for First-of-its-Kind MitraClip™ Device GE Healthcare Joins The Medical Alley Association Ecolab CEO Doug Baker retiring; Christophe Beck tapped for top job Medtronic Expands ENT Portfolio with FDA Clearance of NIM Vital™ Next Generation Intraoperative Nerve Monitoring System and Acquisition of Ai Biomed Corp. 3M is making more […]

In The Know: Healthcare News For October 19, 2020

These small companies are making big COVID-19 contributions Odonata Health wins 2020 TFX Capital Showcase Health experts concerned ‘COVID fatigue’ causing a rise in cases Medtronic’s Pelvic Health Business Thrives Under the ‘New Medtronic’ Abbott Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for its COVID-19 IgM Antibody Blood Test United States Representative Angie Craig Visits Inspired Spine […]

IMPACT: Medical Alley and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Published October 15, 2020 Life, as we have known it, has changed. We celebrate the healthcare and public safety professionals, and the essential workers who continue to go to work every day to help others. We celebrate the acts of kindness and empathy; the countless recoveries and families reunited.  We continue to be in this […]

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 […]

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