Insurance Shopping Startup Gravie Raises $3.4M
Insurance Shopping Startup Gravie Raises $3.4M

The Minneapolis-based health plan shopping assistant has now raised more than $47 million to date.

Fairview Launching $112M Renovation of U of M Medical Center
Fairview Launching $112M Renovation of U of M Medical Center

The project is set to begin this month and will feature an emergency room expansion and new operating rooms.

Andy Slavitt Launches New VC Firm to Aid Affordable Health Care-Focused Companies
Andy Slavitt Launches New VC Firm to Aid Affordable Health Care-Focused Companies

The firm Town Hall Ventures was co-founded by Slavitt, David Whelan and Trevor Price, and follows Slavitt’s recent launch of a separate nonprofit that promotes healthcare policies and initiatives.

Michael Guyette Looks at the Big-Picture Business Landscape of Health Care
Michael Guyette Looks at the Big-Picture Business Landscape of Health Care

The former leader of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota discusses diversification and the future.

Mayo Clinic Offers Buyouts to 400 Medical Transcriptionists
Mayo Clinic Offers Buyouts to 400 Medical Transcriptionists

With new technology capable of performing their duties, transcriptionists face uncertain professional futures.

U of M Medical School Researchers to Explore $15 Minimum Wage Hike’s Health Impact
U of M Medical School Researchers to Explore $15 Minimum Wage Hike’s Health Impact

The study will be the first to approach the issue beyond direct economic effects.

Allina-Aetna Joint Health Plan Company Announces Chief Executive
Allina-Aetna Joint Health Plan Company Announces Chief Executive

Tom Lindquist, formerly with Molina Healthcare and UnitedHealthcare, has stepped into the role.

Ability Network is Expanding its Minneapolis HQ
Ability Network is Expanding its Minneapolis HQ

The expansion is devoted to creating 100 new workspaces.

Hospital Appetite for Physician Practices is Waning
Hospital Appetite for Physician Practices is Waning

New report indicates that the physician practice acquisition trend may be plateauing.