Dr. Gianrico Farrugia Named New President, CEO of Mayo Clinic

Dr. Farrugia will officially take over as the head of Mayo Clinic at the start of next year. Current president and CEO Dr. John Noseworthy, in the meantime, will be preparing him for the role.

U of M’s Gene-Editing Method to Fight Mosquito-Borne Diseases Gets NSF Funding

The National Science Foundation sees commercialization potential in the University of Minnesota’s “synthetic incompatibility” process that can target certain mosquito populations.

Can Bright Health Reinvent Your Health Plan?

The Minneapolis startup has raised $240 million and keeps growing.

Fall Healthcare Summit will Bring Global Leaders to Minneapolis

Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist and James Carville and Mary Matalin are on the roster for MANOVA.

U of M Seeks to License New Algorithm Predicting Mortality Risks for Seriously Ill Patients

The University of Minnesota’s Office for Technology Commercialization is offering the algorithm for licensing opportunities.

U of M Nursing School App Inventors Team with Digital Health Business Incubator

The deal will seek to commercialize the Preparing Heart and Mind educational app for parents of babies with heart defects.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of MN Names Former Anthem Exec Its New CEO, President

Craig Samitt will officially join the nonprofit health insurance provider at the end of July.

Spok Inc Continues to Add Jobs in Eden Prairie

The Virginia-based health care communications company is on its way to a 45 percent workforce expansion in the Twin Cities.

Medical Alley Launching Global Summit Focused on Health Care, Retail, Technology

The summit will be titled MANOVA, a combination of Medical Alley’s initials and “nova” from the word innovation.

Rival Employee Health Cos. Virgin Pulse, RedBrick Health Merge to Form Industry Leader

Richard Branson-owned Virgin Pulse and Minneapolis-based RedBrick together serve over 3,300 public companies, universities and many businesses within the Fortune Global 500.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Allina-Aetna Joint Health Plan Company Announces Chief Executive

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

Hospital Appetite for Physician Practices is Waning

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

Ability Network is Expanding its Minneapolis HQ

The expansion is devoted to creating 100 new workspaces.

Delta Dental of Minnesota to Break Ground on Bemidji Facility This Spring

Up to 150 jobs in the regional nonprofit’s sales, technology and administrative services departments will be created in the process.

Nursing Shortage to Take Toll on Hospital Profitability

A report found that nurse recruitment and retention expenses will raise hospital operating costs.

MNsure CEO Stepping Down for Health Care Advocacy Job

Allison O’Toole will move on to United States of Care as MNsure’s COO will replace her as acting CEO.

Hospital Health IT Demands are Outstripping Health IT Resources

Health IT leaders that were surveyed said patient safety and cybersecurity rank atop their list of priorities.

Ability Network Selling for $1.2B

The publicly traded Inovalon will be its new owner.

Five Health Care Innovations Producing Positive Results for Patients

Twin Cities leaders combine science, human connections and business savvy to improve effectiveness and efficiency.

Enrollment in Employer-Based High Deductible Health Plans Tops 40 Percent

But growth in health savings accounts to help pay for high deductibles may be slowing.

Staff Shortages Have Become a Fast-Growing Concern, Hospital CEOs Say

Shrinking talent pools of registered nurses and primary-care doctors are a growing issue for hospitals, survey says.

Hitch Health Launching Nationwide Service with Lyft Partnership

The Minneapolis startup provides free and convenient transportation for low-income, uninsured and vulnerable patients.

Mayo Clinic CEO Dr. John Noseworthy to Retire at Year’s End

The health care organization plans to have a successor picked by early fall.

Letter to the Editor: AHIP Response to 'The STOP Measure' Report

A rebuttal to TCB's story titled "Insurance Industry Report Blames Prescribers for Opioid Crisis."

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