In the Know: Healthcare News for July 15, 2019

Boston Scientific plans for 75 new products by 2022 Top US hospital opens London clinic offering £5k ‘health MoTs’ Reprise Biomedical Raises $12.5 Million and Completes Spin-Off From Miromatrix Medical UnitedHealth Group Invests In Job Of The Future: ‘Data Scientists’ 6 MAA Members Make Forbes’ List of Best Employers for Women Joan Gabel takes helm […]

2019 First Half Investment Report

Three Key Takeaways: M&A activity is strong in Medical Alley, with over $15 billion spent in the second quarter alone, as companies large and small look for paths to growth Medical Alley startups brought in $261.6 million dollars in the first half of the year, their second-best mark in the last five years Signs point […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 17, 2019

‘What if we become the change we want to see’? We got a look at the slide deck of Bind, a startup that’s raised $70 million to upend the way we pay for healthcare Abbott touts real-world CGM data at diabetes conference AED Leader Cardiac Science Agrees to Be Acquired by ZOLL Upsher-Smith Laboratories Enters […]

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 27, 2019

Apple Watch app for nightmare disorder receives FDA breakthrough designation, opens enrollment for two RCTs MagStim wins FDA nod, launches StimGuide TMS navigation system Buoyed by CGT growth, Bio-Techne plans plant to supply $200m of reagents Minneapolis med-tech firm SynerFuse raises $2.6M FDA Approves Extension of Treatment for Short Bowel Syndrome to Include Children Strategic […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for May 13, 2019

Boston Scientific Announces Agreement To Acquire Vertiflex, Inc. Red Wing med-tech plant to ramp up operations under new CEO Philips announces collaboration with Medtronic to further advance the image-guided treatment of atrial fibrillation Sandstone Diagnostics Nabs $2.5M Liver cancer breakthrough at The Hormel Institute Boston Scientific wins FDA approval for Vici peripheral venous stent Abbott […]

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 […]

In the Know: April 15, 2019

Elucent Medical Receives FDA Clearance for Innovation for Breast Tumor Removal Procedures Medtronic, BCBS Minnesota ink value-based diabetes deal Zipnosis Launches Customizable Offering Aimed at Accelerating Personalized Virtual Care Nuvaira, Evolve Additive Solutions, StemoniX lead Q1 VC deals in Minnesota Minnesota lawmaker proposes Rare Disease Advisory Council New technology to empower Parkinson’s patients University of […]

Medical Alley Companies Raise The Bar Again

Records Fall in Q1 As Money Flows Into Medical Alley’s Startup and Growth-Stage Companies After setting a record with their best-ever Q1 in 2018, Medical Alley startup companies didn’t just set the record again, they shattered it! For the third consecutive year, Medical Alley startup and growth-stage companies broke the previous record for money raised […]

In The Know — March 11, 2019

New App Designed To Help Patients Report Health Outcomes Wins Top Prize from AHRQ Medical device tax repeal bill reintroduced in U.S. Senate Ping Yeh, StemoniX CEO, talks growth after $14M round – Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal Medtronic Keeps DES Market Hot with New Indication FemPulse Appoints Dr. Robert Kieval as Chief Scientific […]

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