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In It for the Long Run: Committing to Health Equity in Minnesota

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (BCBSMN) took a stance in a recent report on health equity in Minnesota, building upon their existing content and calling attention to health inequity in the state. The report calls out the health disparities that exist despite the state’s above average health outcomes. To many, residence in Minnesota […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for October 14, 2019

Phase 2 Results: Microbiota-Based RBX2660 Safe, Efficacious for Preventing C diff Recurrence Medtronic Bids for FDA Approval of OAB/FI Neuromodulation Device – MassDevice Recombinetics Announces Collaboration with Mayo Clinic to Develop the First-Ever Swine Models of Osteogenesis Imperfecta This Is the Strongest Pipeline in Medtronic’s History Funding Roundup: 4C Medical Spineology Seek Millions West Monroe […]

Despite a Cold M&A Market in Minnesota, Deal Activity in Healthcare Remains Hot

2019 has not been a banner year for Minnesota’s M&A market. After a half-decade of record-setting activity, the local M&A scene has cooled significantly, with the lowest reported deal volume and dollar values since 2013. According to Pitchbook data, total deal count for Minnesota companies for the first half of 2019 was 35% lower than over […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 19, 2019

Fairview acquires Wisconsin-based Vibrant Health AtriCure offers $300m for SentreHeart Bio-Techne: $50m reagent plant support cell & genes Mayo Clinic invests in breast cancer imaging AI We’re Starting to Harness the Microbiome to Treat Disease Despite a Cold M&A Market in Minnesota, Deal Activity in Healthcare Remains Hot UK regulators OK Boston Scientific’s $4B BTG […]

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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 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 […]

For The Record with Munzoor Shaikh, Director, Healthcare & Life Sciences, West Monroe Partners

Munzoor Shaikh is a Director in West Monroe’s Healthcare practice and leads the Healthcare Transaction Services as well as the Provider/Population Health practice. He has completed nearly 200 due diligence transactions and several dozen post-close mergers/divestitures. For providers, he focuses on transformational opportunities from Digital Transformation to business and technology changes needed to actualize Value Based […]

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 […]

Old Buildings, New Ways to Deliver Integrated Care

By Andrew Walker, Alex Kurth and Josh Brix, West Monroe Partners The concept of adaptive reuse is defined as “the practice of identifying, acquiring, renovating, and placing back into service a building or similar structure for a purpose different than that for which is was originally designed.” Simply put: ‘old buildings, new ways.’ Despite being […]

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