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

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
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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
Next Big Thing

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
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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
Next Big Thing

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
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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
Why Your Medical Office Needs Up-to-Date Technology
Health Care

Why Your Medical Office Needs Up-to-Date Technology

Electronic records and online patient portals can boost efficiency and even spur more business.
John Knight
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CVS's Expensive Cigarette Ban Shows It Puts Brand Before Profit
Branding

CVS's Expensive Cigarette Ban Shows It Puts Brand Before Profit

The drug chain's big move and name change may lead to the loyalty of a powerful customer segment.
Tara-Nicholle Nelson
Facebook Plots First Steps Into Healthcare
Health Care

Facebook Plots First Steps Into Healthcare

The social network already knows who your friends are and the kind of things that grab your attention. Soon, it could also know the state of your health.
In Silicon Valley, High Salaries and Free Food Aren't Enough Any More
Hiring Employees

In Silicon Valley, High Salaries and Free Food Aren't Enough Any More

Tech giants and startups take the benefits 'arms race' to health care.
How This Entrepreneur With a Famous Name Failed His Way to Success
Failure

How This Entrepreneur With a Famous Name Failed His Way to Success

A little-known member of the Bush family advises finding a business that can make money doing society some good, preferably in niche with little competition.
Marc Wayshak