Smiths Medical

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 […]

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 […]

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