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MN Med Tech Firms Chosen For Annual Showcase

Ativa Medical, Magic Arms for the World and Zimmer Spine, Inc., each selected to present in front of 2,000 industry peers.

September 25, 2014

Prominent Minnetonka doctor dies in motorcycle crash

A 71-year-old longtime behavioral pediatrician from Minnetonka, who had a lifesaving liver transplant last year, died in a motorcycle crash on an annual camping trip in South Dakota. Dr. Ernest W...

September 21, 2014

Could Medtronic's Latest Monitoring Implant Be A Lifestyle Option?

The Reveal LINQ's smaller size is being touted as a breakthrough.

September 19, 2014

ACA Could Be Just What CieloStar Was Waiting For

CEO Bill Mehus leads the company to another new business model to stay ahead of the pack.

September 19, 2014

Republican candidates take aim at MNsure in wake of insurer's exit

Republican candidates in Minnesota’s two most prominent midterm election races lined up a new campaign target this week: MNsure. Since PreferredOne’s Tuesday announcement it was pulling...

September 19, 2014

Exceeding Expectations

The ACA’s medical-loss ratio is proving to be a big win for employers.

September 19, 2014

A dozen cases of Enterovirus D68 confirmed in Minnesota

Officials at the Minnesota Department of Health and the University of Minnesota Hospital have confirmed 12 cases of Enterovirus D68 in the state, MPR News reports. The Health Department announced...

September 17, 2014

MNsure's largest insurer drops out of health exchange, leaving plans in flux

MNsure’s top health policy seller is opting out of the state-run exchange. KSTP reports Golden Valley-based PreferredOne Health Insurance notified MNsure and state officials Tuesday the...

September 16, 2014

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Efforts To Curb Rural Senior Care Shortages Have Twin Cities Roots

A partnership between Ecumen and one of the state’s higher education systems wants to add youth to senior care to help jumpstart hiring in the field.

September 15, 2014

New CDC data: One-third of Americans identify themselves as obese

Roughly a third – or more – of all American adults identified themselves as obese last year, according to new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The new data also show...

September 15, 2014

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