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Healthcare Innovation Delivers More Jobs, Better Returns & Improved Health for MN, Hosted at TreeHouse Health Space

MINNEAPOLIS (Sept. 21, 2016) – TreeHouse Health and Medical Alley Association hosted Healthcare Innovation Delivers More Jobs, Better Returns & Improved Health for MN last week at the TreeHouse Health space in Loring Park. This year, proceeds were raised to benefit CaringBridge, the first healthcare social network.

The afternoon was complete with two panels, consisting of speakers from Mayo Clinic, the Destination Medical Center, Lemhi Ventures, Triple Tree Capital Partners and TreeHouse Health. Presentations from emerging healthcare companies capped each end of the event. To conclude, a reception was held in the notable Loring Corner’s alley. The goal was to bring together institutional investors, start-up executives, and executives from health plans and providers representing major healthcare organizations in the community.

Event panelists included:

  • Jeff Bolton, CAO, Mayo Clinic
  • Clark Otley, M.D., Medical Director, Mayo Clinic Ventures
  • Lisa Clarke, Executive Director, Destination Medical Center
  • Jodi Hubler, Managing Director, Lemhi Ventures
  • Conor Green, Principal, Tree Tree Capital Partners
  • John Blank, Partner, TreeHouse Health

Presenting companies included:

Sponsors of the event included:

  • The City of Plymouth
  • The University of St. Thomas

The event was highly successful with over 150 attendees, many new connections made, and donations for CaringBridge totaling $2,174.

About TreeHouse Health LLC

TreeHouse Health, established in 2013, is an innovation center that helps emerging healthcare companies accelerate their growth by facilitating collaboration with Anchor Tenants while simultaneously providing investment, expertise and guidance around business development and brand exposure. To date, TreeHouse Health has invested in thirteen early-stage healthcare companies and has three Anchor Tenant relationships with Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (BCBS), and Accenture. To learn more, visit