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In The Know: Healthcare News for November 9, 2020

Allina Health Runs Only Clinical Trial Site in MN for Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine Study Bloomington med-tech firm raises $70 million for back pain therapy Boston Scientific Receives FDA Approval for the Ranger™ Drug-Coated Balloon CVRx secures reimbursement win from CMS Starkey and OrCam Partner to Provide Groundbreaking Assistive Technology to Hearing and Visually Impaired […]

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 5, 2020

Revel and NovuHealth Merge to Create Leading Technology Platform Company Focused on Healthcare Member Engagement University of Minnesota develops AI algorithm to analyze chest X-rays for COVID-19 SentiAR Announces FDA 510K Clearance of CommandEP™ System, the First Holographic Cardiac Ablation Guidance System Medtronic to acquire Avenu Medical UnitedHealthcare to Roll Out Medicare Expansion Next Year […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for September 28, 2020

Bright Health Inc. Announces $500 Million Series E Funding Including Significant Investments by Tiger Global Management, T. Rowe Price Associates, Blackstone, NEA and Bessemer Venture Partners Bind Launches Into the Fully-insured Market Spineology Gets FDA De Novo Grant of Minimally Invasive OptiMesh Expandable Interbody Fusion System Medtronic gains breakthrough nod for VAD driveline Fast Company […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for September 8, 2020

CMS agrees to cover ‘breakthrough’ medical devices New Technologies Are Ushering in the Biggest Revolution in Senior Care in Over a Century University of Minnesota’s microbiology research facility key to national ‘moonshot’ effort to fight COVID FDA approves Medtronic MiniMed 770G insulin pump for young children Baxter’s dialysis filter wins De Novo nod Like Nothing […]

Bind Personalized Health Plan Outperforms Industry Benchmarks for Total Cost as Members Buy Higher-Quality, Lower-Cost Care

MINNEAPOLIS — (Aug. 18, 2020) — Bind Benefits, Inc. released data that shows its health plan outperformed risk-adjusted industry benchmarks for total cost by guiding members to higher-quality, lower-cost care. The results show that high member engagement and better health plan design can lower costs for employees and employers. Benchmarks, provided by an industry-leading global […]

Bind Named to 2020 CB Insights Digital Health 150 List of Most Innovative Digital Health Startups

MINNEAPOLIS — (Aug. 13, 2020) — Bind Benefits, Inc., a personalized health plan that creates an intuitive fit between people’s health benefit and the way they actually use health care, was named to the CB Insights Digital Health 150 list—the 150 most promising private digital health companies in the world. “The health benefits cost curve is unsustainable. And it’s […]

In the Know: Medical Alley News for July 13, 2020

FDA Clears Medtronic’s And Boston Scientific’s Remote Cardiac Monitors, Approves Abbott’s Bluetooth-Compatible ICDs CVRx raises $50 million as heart device goes to market FDA clears Nonin Medical flagship product Vizient Teams Up with Suppliers to Offer Remote Patient Monitoring Solutions in Wake of COVID-19 FDA clears new Baxter bone graft substitute UnitedHealthcare Donates $12.3M to […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 8, 2020

The George Floyd case has rocked a major U.S. medtech hub: Here’s what industry leaders think Upholding our social contract UnitedHealth to donate $10M to George Floyd family, rebuilding causes Medtronic turns to Titan Medical as it makes robot-assisted surgery play Pace Analytical® Acquires Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. Central Logic Announces Strategic Investment from Rubicon […]

UHC Expands Access to Care, Support and Resources

Via UnitedHealthcare “UnitedHealthcare is waiving member cost-sharing for the treatment of COVID-19 through May 31, 2020 for its fully-insured Commercial, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid plans. We will also work with self-funded customers who want us to implement a similar approach on their behalf. This builds on the company’s previously announced efforts to waive cost-sharing for COVID-19 testing […]

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