Minnesota Better Prepared Than Most for Public Health Emergency
Minnesota Better Prepared Than Most for Public Health Emergency

Report says state excels at environmental health, lags on community planning.

Patients Trust Doctors with Their Lives—and Wallets
Patients Trust Doctors with Their Lives—and Wallets

Employers fall short as trusted source of price information for health care services.

UnitedHealth Profits Rise 35 Percent in Q1
UnitedHealth Profits Rise 35 Percent in Q1

More than half of its profits were attributable to Optum, its fast-growing health services business.

RetraceHealth Ceasing Operations
RetraceHealth Ceasing Operations

The company's board cited volatility and increased competition in the health care market.

Medtronic Selling Off Medical Supplies Business for $6.1B
Medtronic Selling Off Medical Supplies Business for $6.1B

The buyer, Cardinal Health, will receive ownership of medical products used in “nearly every U.S. hospital.”

State’s Hospitals Outscore Hospitals Nationally On Patient Safety
State’s Hospitals Outscore Hospitals Nationally On Patient Safety

But Minnesota fails to move up on ranking of states with the safest hospitals.

Rochester Startup Vyriad Expanding, Signs Lease For Ex-IBM Building
Rochester Startup Vyriad Expanding, Signs Lease For Ex-IBM Building

Mayo-backed viral oncology firm graduating from clinic’s biz incubator.

Calyxt’s Non-trans Fat Soybean Variety on Target for 2018
Calyxt’s Non-trans Fat Soybean Variety on Target for 2018

Timing to take advantage of pending FDA ban on partially hydrogenated oils.

MN Agency Gives $6.7M For Quality of Care, Employee Retention Projects
MN Agency Gives $6.7M For Quality of Care, Employee Retention Projects

Grant money will also be used to prevent certain infections, subsequently cutting the number of emergency room visits made to Minnesota hospitals.