The MedTech Bridge MVP, Most Valuable Partner, is Medical Alley Association. We are fortunate to have the VP of Intelligence for Medical Alley, Frank Jaskulke, on our Advisory and Sounding Board.
Minnesota's Medical Alley is The Global Epicenter of Health Innovation and Care®, where healthcare leaders call home. In Medical Alley, you will find the world's leading health technology innovation cluster, the highest ranked hospital, and the globally recognized Destination Medical Center. Medical Alley is also home to the US’s largest private health insurer and more than 1.000 healthcare companies, employing more than 500.000 Minnesotans and millions more worldwide.
Medical Alley has history. It is the birthplace of implantable medical technology, collaborative care delivery and innovative health plan models. The Smithsonian has recognized six "Great Places of Invention” in the U.S., including only one for healthcare, Medical Alley.
The below video is a capture of a December 22nd, 2021, webinar we co-hosted with Frank, and is a 2021 year end review, with interesting insights into a shift in investment paradigms, as well as valuable input on how to stand out from the busy crowd, as a MedTech innovator.