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Healthcare is Alive and Well in Minnesota, Hosted at TreeHouse Health Space

MINNEAPOLIS (Sept 9, 2015) – TreeHouse Health and LifeScience Alley hosted Healthcare is Alive and Well in Minnesota during the last week of August at the TreeHouse Health space.

The focus for the event was to bring investors and start ups together to discuss what is going on in the healthcare marketplace and opportunities for the future. With over 150 attendees present, the afternoon was filled with panel discussions, presentations from several start ups and lots of networking, with the networking reception being in the notable Loring Corners’ alley.

The event’s panelists included:

  • John Blank, Chairman of the Board, TreeHouse Health
  • Dan Galles, Partner, Providence Ventures
  • Bob Sheehy, Executive Partner, Flare Capital Partners
  • Chip Truwit, Chief Innovation Officer and Chief of Radiology, Hennepin County Medical Center
  • John Uribe, Vice President, Corporate Business Development, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MN
  • Nicole Walker, Principal, Baird Capital

The event’s presenting start up companies included:

Sponsors of the event included:

The event was highly successful with many new connections made and received great feedback from the attendees. TreeHouse Health anticipates hosting an event similar to this in the future.

Social media highlights from the event can be found here.

About TreeHouse Health LLC

Launched in October 2013, TreeHouse Health is a Minneapolis-based innovation center investing in and supporting entrepreneurial growth for both large and emerging companies in healthcare. To date, TreeHouse Health has invested in eight early-stage companies in healthcare and is partnered with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (BCBS) and Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC). Learn more at Interested in joining TreeHouse Health? Visit or email a business plan to