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Fewer Minnesotans lack health insurance; rate falls under 6 percent

Minnesotans without health insurance are getting more scarce. Data released by the Census Bureau on Wednesday show 5.9 percent of the state’s residents had no insurance last year. That’...

September 16, 2015

Medical marijuana maker puts off opening of 2 new clinics

One of the two manufacturers of medical marijuana in Minnesota is delaying the opening of two dispensaries until next year. Minnesota Medical Solutions, which produces its medical cannabis at a...

September 02, 2015

Survey: Minnesotans pleased with their doctors, but want better access

Most Minnesotans are pleased with their doctors, but many wish they had more access to them. That’s according to the Minnesota Department of Health and Minnesota Community Measurement’s...

August 27, 2015

Mayo Clinic's Venture Into Entrepreneurship

Why technology previously transferred outside Minnesota is now more likely to remain in Rochester.

August 26, 2015

Minnesota company's new device promises easier childhood ear surgery

A Minnesota company’s new medical device will soon make one of the country’s most common childhood surgeries much easier – not only for your child, but possibly also for your pocketbook...

August 10, 2015

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota to cut 450 information technology jobs

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, the state’s largest nonprofit health insurer, said Tuesday it plans to eliminate about 450 information technology jobs over the next four years. The...

August 04, 2015

Minnesota medical marijuana manufacturer is expanding business to New York

Minnesota Medical Solutions, one of two companies licensed to produce medical marijuana in the state, is expanding its business to New York. Empire State Health Solutions, the New York branch of...

August 02, 2015

Study: Two-thirds of MN's ER visits over the course of a year 'potentially preventable'

Two-thirds of emergency room visits in a recent year could have been prevented if patients received the right care at the right place at the right time. That’s according to the Minnesota...

July 23, 2015


St. Jude Medical To Acquire Heart Therapy Company For $3.4B

St. Jude Medical said it wants to expand its heart therapy portfolio into the “most comprehensive” in the world.

July 22, 2015


North Memorial Opening Downtown Clinic

The clinic will be located in the former Saks space.

July 20, 2015

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