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Franchise Players: How I Went From Client to Franchisee
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Chad Hierholzer gained experience as a health-care screening services client before becoming a Star Wellness franchisee himself.
April 7, 2014 in Franchises
6 Hot Healthcare Companies: From Smart Pill Bottles to Smart Diapers, What's Driving Innovation in Medical Tech?

6 Hot Healthcare Companies: From Smart Pill Bottles to Smart Diapers, What's Driving Innovation in Medical Tech?

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Technology has profoundly revolutionized the way doctors treat, diagnose and perform surgeries. But experts say innovation has yet to improve the daily workflow of physicians, or the daily behavior of patients.
April 3, 2014 in Technology
This New Genetics Startup Wants to Make '100' the New '60'

This New Genetics Startup Wants to Make '100' the New '60'

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Craig Venter, best known for being one of the first people to sequence the human genome, launched a new company Tuesday that will focus on how we can live longer and healthier lives.
March 5, 2014 in Technology
ZocDoc Wants to Be in Every State by Year's End

ZocDoc Wants to Be in Every State by Year's End

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The New York City-based online doctor appointment booking service says it will be in 48 states by the end of the year.
March 5, 2014 in Grow Your Business
The Best Jobs in the U.S. Aren't the Ones You'd Expect

The Best Jobs in the U.S. Aren't the Ones You'd Expect

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U.S. News released its list of the 100 Best Jobs of 2014. Here's some of the most unexpected careers that reached the top spots.
February 19, 2014 in Leadership
How Both Parties Were Wrong About Obamacare and Jobs

How Both Parties Were Wrong About Obamacare and Jobs

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The latest jobs report is showing the impact of Obamacare on employment. Turns out, a lot of pundits' predictions were wrong.
February 7, 2014 in Compensation and Benefits
These 3 Startups Are Looking to Get the Health Industry in Tip-Top Shape

These 3 Startups Are Looking to Get the Health Industry in Tip-Top Shape

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With the health-care sector going through massive innovation and disruption, we wanted to get the skinny on what it was like working on a startup in this industry.
February 7, 2014 in Starting a Business
American Heart Association Using Crowdfunding to Find Next Big Thing in Health

American Heart Association Using Crowdfunding to Find Next Big Thing in Health

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The American Heart Association is using crowdfunding to find innovative technologies that can assist in improving cardiovascular health across the U.S.
February 5, 2014 in Inventing
CVS to Quit Selling Tobacco Products

CVS to Quit Selling Tobacco Products

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CVS is the first national pharmacy chain that will drop cigarettes and other tobacco products from its shelves -- a move that is estimated to cost the company $2 billion annually.
February 5, 2014 in Growth Strategies
Entrepreneurs at ZocDoc Say They Can Solve a Major Obamacare Concern

Entrepreneurs at ZocDoc Say They Can Solve a Major Obamacare Concern

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The Affordable Care Act brings more patients into the healthcare system but does not increase the number of doctors. The only short-term solution is to be more efficient.
February 4, 2014 in Innovation
Target Is Newest Retailer to Drop Part-Time Health Coverage

Target Is Newest Retailer to Drop Part-Time Health Coverage

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The retailing giant follows Trader Joe's and The Home Depot example, while facing company layoffs and lingering concerns following December's security breach.
January 23, 2014 in Human Resources
Predictions for 2014: Facebook Ads Dominate and Minecraft as a Tool

Predictions for 2014: Facebook Ads Dominate and Minecraft as a Tool

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Get ahead of the curve with these tips from marketing pro Perry Marshall.
January 21, 2014 in Online Marketing
This Tiny Change Under Obamacare Could Cost One Industry Millions of Dollars

This Tiny Change Under Obamacare Could Cost One Industry Millions of Dollars

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While you watch your calories this New Year, vending businesses could have their profits eaten into.
January 2, 2014 in Franchises
White House Brings On Microsoft Executive to Fix HealthCare.gov

White House Brings On Microsoft Executive to Fix HealthCare.gov

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Kurt DelBene has been tapped to oversee the continued rollout of the Obamacare enrollment site.
December 17, 2013 in Human Resources
Major Health Insurer Says It Won't Renew Policies Due to Obamacare Changes

Major Health Insurer Says It Won't Renew Policies Due to Obamacare Changes

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The roughly 500,000 people who have individual and small-group plans with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey will have to seek different coverage.
December 10, 2013 in Insurance
Latest Obamacare Delay Means Small Businesses Will Have to Wait. Again.

Latest Obamacare Delay Means Small Businesses Will Have to Wait. Again.

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The launch date for the online exchange that will allow small-business owners to shop for insurance has been pushed to November 2014.
December 2, 2013 in Human Resources
What Role Should Religious Values Play in Business?

What Role Should Religious Values Play in Business?

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The Supreme Court will soon take on the thorny issue of whether companies should have the same right to religious expression that they have to free speech.
November 27, 2013 in Hiring Center
Hacker: Obamacare Site Has Major Security Flaws

Hacker: Obamacare Site Has Major Security Flaws

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A cybersecurity expert says it could take a year to secure the risk of 'high exposures' of personal information on the federal Obamacare online exchange.
November 25, 2013 in Security
3 Website-Building Lessons From the HealthCare.gov Debacle

3 Website-Building Lessons From the HealthCare.gov Debacle

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Some of the many mistakes made in debuting HealthCare.gov and how you can avoid them.
November 6, 2013 in Your Website
Video: Making Heads or Tails of Obamacare as a Sole Proprietor or Small-Business OwnerPlay Video

Making Heads or Tails of Obamacare as a Sole Proprietor or Small-Business Owner (Video)

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Obamacare may actually improve small-business owners' bottom lines. Here are four factors to consider when signing up.
November 4, 2013 in Cash Flow & Money Management
4 Medical Tests That Can Change Your Life

4 Medical Tests That Can Change Your Life

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Knowing your risk factors can help you catch these devastating diseases in the early stages.
October 30, 2013 in Health & Fitness
Can This Tech Entrepreneur Fix Obamacare?

Can This Tech Entrepreneur Fix Obamacare?

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The White House is bringing in some big guns in the world of health-care tech to help fix the broken federal insurance exchange.
October 29, 2013 in Compensation and Benefits
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

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RoboRoaches for sale, iBeengo wants you to go too, a MBA for entrepreneurs, the war on working from home, Burberry CEO on the future of retail and design, A tech writer goes on a social-media diet. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.
October 11, 2013 in News and Trends
How Legal Is Your Employee Wellness Program?

How Legal Is Your Employee Wellness Program?

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When Pennsylvania State University's employees refused to fill out a wellness questionnaire and penalties set in, the uproar got national attention. Here's how to avoid a similar revolt among your staff.
October 2, 2013 in Compensation and Benefits
Obama Compares Health-Care Enrollment Glitches to Apple iOS 7 Bugs

Obama Compares Health-Care Enrollment Glitches to Apple iOS 7 Bugs

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President Obama dismissed technical problems with the new health-care exchanges and said they would be fixed. But consumers are finding it hard to sign up for coverage.
October 1, 2013 in Health & Fitness
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