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In the Know: Healthcare News for August 12, 2019

Veritas Capital-backed Guidehouse to Acquire Navigant Consulting, Inc. for $1.1 Billion Mortenson plans second, bigger Discovery Square building in Rochester University of Minnesota achieves transplant in monkeys without long-term immune-fighting drugs Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Initiative Aims to Catalyze Creative Solutions to Health Inequities Abbott ramping up FreeStyle Libre production following bountiful […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for July 29, 2019

Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., adds Erik Paulsen to board How a doctor from a tiny Mediterranean island rose to be Mayo Clinic’s new CEO Efforts to Advance Kidney Care Led by UMN Medical School Vice Dean for Education and Academic Affairs Receives Significant White House Endorsement Medical Alley Leaders Dominate Galien Foundation’s Most Innovative Medical Device […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for July 22, 2019

Meet the University of Minnesota Scientists Trying to Retrain the Brain POPS! Diabetes Care Announces Closing of Oversubscribed Series A Funding Philips acquires Medumo Minnesota startups see healthy investment in first half of 2019 M Health Fairview to open walk-in clinic at Mall of America FDA, Yale, Mayo Clinic Join Forces to Study Cardiac mHealth […]

In the Know: Medical Alley News for July 1, 2019

UnitedHealth Agrees to Buy Payments Firm Equian for $3.2 Billion Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and North Memorial Health Join Forces to Transform Healthcare in Minnesota Sansoro Health and Datica Announce Merger Optum exec will become new UnitedHealthcare CEO Mayo Clinic receives $5 million gift to establish Center for Women’s Health Minnesota Cup […]

Bio-Techne To Acquire B-MoGen Biotechnologies Inc.

Minneapolis/June 4, 2019/PRNewswire/ — Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ: TECH) announced today it has reached agreement to acquire all of the stock of B-MoGen Biotechnologies Inc. The transaction has been completed and is being financed through available cash on hand. “We are very pleased to include the B-MoGen technology in Bio-Techne’s expanding portfolio of products that serve […]

New Headache Care Program Connects Patients to Latest, Advanced Headache Treatments

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – More than four million people in the United States suffer from chronic migraines, experiencing at least 15 migraine days per month. 44 percent of people experiencing severe headaches or migraines are never diagnosed. University of Minnesota Health has launched a new Headache Care program to help Minnesotans gain quick access to specialized […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for June 3, 2019

California teen traveling to U of M to study her own rare skin disorder Telerehabilitation improves quality of life for patients with late-stage cancers, reduces costs Using the heart’s natural pacemaker wires Study: Many Americans Say They Are More Likely to Participate in a Fitness Routine if Given Opportunity to Socialize, Earn Financial Incentives Abbott, […]

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 […]

Rare Disease Advisory Council One of Few Standalone Bills Passed by Minnesota Legislature

Minneapolis, MN – On Monday, May 20, 2019, hours before the Minnesota Legislature adjourned the first part of its 91st legislative session, the House and Senate voted unanimously to pass SF 973, establishing the Chloe Barnes Advisory Council on Rare Diseases. The council is named in honor of two-year-old Chloe Barnes who passed away from […]

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 […]

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