Health Care

The Story Of Ability Network, An Under-The-Radar Co. That Landed $550M

Investors poured half a billion dollars into a firm that many Minnesotans have never heard of.

April 21, 2014

When Personal Health Information Becomes Too Much Information

Employees’ online access to protected health information poses a privacy risk for unprepared employers.

April 21, 2014

Court Lifts MN Firm’s Injunction Against Boston Sci

The U.S. Court of Appeals removed a preliminary injunction that Vascular Solutions previously won against Boston Scientific.

April 17, 2014

New company to take over MNsure website, systems

Minnesota’s online health insurance marketplace, MNsure, has named a new vendor to overhaul overhaul its troubled website and computer systems. Deloitte Consulting LLP’s contract is worth $4...

April 16, 2014

St. Jude Medical headquarters

St. Jude Medical’s Profits Up 12 Percent

The increase in sales for the medical device manufacturer’s implanted defibrillators and pacemakers contributed to its strong first quarter.

April 16, 2014

Congressional report pushes for e-cigarette rules

Federal officials are calling for new regulations for electronic cigarettes. A new report released Monday cited concerns that e-cigarettes aggressively target youth, and should be strictly...

April 15, 2014

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HCMC Announces $191M Clinic Expansion Downtown

The Hennepin County Medical Center plans to build a 322,000-square-foot medical center across the street from its current emergency department in downtown Minneapolis.

April 14, 2014

Local Health Care App Creator Raises $550,000 In Financing

Healthcare Engagement Solutions, developer of mobile technology suite Uniphy, raised over half a million dollars from angel investors and is planning for more.

April 10, 2014

Mayo Clinic enters agreement with Irish med tech industry

The media in Ireland is full of stories about a new deal just announced that will bring the prestige of the Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic to the Irish medical research and technology industry. The...

April 10, 2014

MNsure chooses new contractor for website in advance of audit

The state health insurance exchange, MNsure, has contracted with a company that will take over the agency’s website and technical operations. The Star Tribune reports MNsure Interim CEO Scott Leitz...

April 09, 2014

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