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5 Regulatory Issues That Could Affect Your Business in 2015
Regulations

5 Regulatory Issues That Could Affect Your Business in 2015

Last year was a busy one but even more changes are on the horizon this year.
Riding the Ups and Downs of the Small-Business Obamacare Market
Obamacare

Riding the Ups and Downs of the Small-Business Obamacare Market

A month into the launch of the federal exchanges, small-business owners report mixed results with the program.
Kate Rogers
Is Your Office in Need of Guidelines for Wearables?
Wearables

Is Your Office in Need of Guidelines for Wearables?

Perhaps your employees have adopted personal technology to track their health or be more productive. Here's what you need to know.
Heather R. Huhman
A Brief History of Silicon Valley, the Region That Revolutionizes How We Do Everything
Silicon Valley

A Brief History of Silicon Valley, the Region That Revolutionizes How We Do Everything

America's consternation over Russia's launch of Sputnik gave birth to Silicon Valley. It's domination of global technology innovation shows no signs of ending.
Chris Haroun
5 Lessons Learned From Successful Health-Tech Startups
Health Care

5 Lessons Learned From Successful Health-Tech Startups

Three entrepreneurs in the industry sound off on what it takes to get your foot into this growing field.
Zach Cutler
A Fitbit for Your Employees' Emotional Health? It's Already Happening.
Personal Health

A Fitbit for Your Employees' Emotional Health? It's Already Happening.

The companies behind the program are hoping that, in the long run, Moodhacker can cut down on costs related to depression and increase workplace productivity.
Nina Zipkin
Big Data Has the Potential to Transform Health Care
Big Data

Big Data Has the Potential to Transform Health Care

If the vast amount of health data collected by every source from insurance records to exercise apps is pooled, analytics can help create a much healthier society.
Stefan Groschupf
How I Launched My Health-Care Startup
Health Care

How I Launched My Health-Care Startup

The health-care industry is full of opportunities. One professional talks about how to take advantage of them.
Meet Spruce, a Telemedicine App Designed to Stop Acne in Its Tracks
Apps

Meet Spruce, a Telemedicine App Designed to Stop Acne in Its Tracks

Now you can get medical help for acne from the privacy of your own phone.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Sam's Club to Offer Health Care, Payroll and Legal Services for Small Businesses
Retailers

Sam's Club to Offer Health Care, Payroll and Legal Services for Small Businesses

The warehouse retailer teamed with Aetna, Execupay and LegalZoom on a new suite of services for business members.
Geoff Weiss
4 Hacks for Lowering Health-Care Costs While Improving Employee Health
Health-care law

4 Hacks for Lowering Health-Care Costs While Improving Employee Health

Complying with the Affordable Care Act means new health insurance premiums for smaller businesses but innovation offers hope of manageable costs and a healthier workforce.
Tor Constantino
Talking Lamp Posts Are Just the Beginning in Verizon's Vision of a Smart City
Internet of Things

Talking Lamp Posts Are Just the Beginning in Verizon's Vision of a Smart City

Given the costliness and fragmentation of the smart home market, Verizon Wireless has its sights set on a loftier prize.
Geoff Weiss
Google Is Now Connecting Users Searching for Symptoms With Doctors Over Video Chat
Health

Google Is Now Connecting Users Searching for Symptoms With Doctors Over Video Chat

The conventional wisdom 'don't diagnose your illness over the Internet' may be changing.
Laura Entis
Putting a Price Tag on Employee Fitness
Personal Health

Putting a Price Tag on Employee Fitness

Even a little bit of exercise can have a big impact, both on people's health and on employers' costs.
Anne Fisher