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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
7 Ways to Prep Your Employees for Open Enrollment in Health Insurance
Leadership

7 Ways to Prep Your Employees for Open Enrollment in Health Insurance

The dizzying array of options and acronyms baffle people who are not specialists. Your team depends on HR for guidance.
Matt Straz
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3 Keys to Seizing Opportunity in the Booming Telemedicine Space
Health Care

3 Keys to Seizing Opportunity in the Booming Telemedicine Space

Healthcare is an enormous enterprise, impervious to recession, where weeping changes in law and technology have created big opportunities for entrepreneurs.
Sam Zebarjadi
Championing Patient-Centered Innovation
Inventions

Championing Patient-Centered Innovation

An often-overlooked source for great ideas are those who live or work on the front lines of health care.
Louis Foreman
Should You Offer Employees an Online Doctor Option?
Health Care

Should You Offer Employees an Online Doctor Option?

Eighteen percent of large employers now offer telemedicine as part of their coverage. Here are the pros and cons.
Bertha Coombs
Supreme Court: Hobby Lobby Can't Be Forced to Buy Contraceptive Coverage
Obamacare

Supreme Court: Hobby Lobby Can't Be Forced to Buy Contraceptive Coverage

(Closely-Held) corporations aren't just people, they're religious people. Supreme Court decision finds certain private companies can sidestep birth control mandate.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
The Employer-Sponsored Health Care Facts of Life
Health Care

The Employer-Sponsored Health Care Facts of Life

There are ways small-business owners can help defray some of the costs if high deductible insurance plans are all they can offer.
What the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Means for Entrepreneurs
Affordable Care Act

What the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Means for Entrepreneurs

As delays continue to plague Obamacare, entrepreneurs are left with a mixed bag of consequences for their businesses.
Gwen Moran
What Is Keeping Wearable Tech From Being Fashionable?
Wearable Tech

What Is Keeping Wearable Tech From Being Fashionable?

Four areas will drive the market far beyond where it is today and make a significant contribution to the quality of people's lives.
Robert Rueckert
Franchise Players: How I Went From Client to Franchisee
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: How I Went From Client to Franchisee

Chad Hierholzer gained experience as a health-care screening services client before becoming a Star Wellness franchisee himself.
Kate Taylor
6 Hot Healthcare Companies: From Smart Pill Bottles to Smart Diapers, What's Driving Innovation in Medical Tech?
Innovation

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

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.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
This New Genetics Startup Wants to Make '100' the New '60'
Health

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

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.
Laura Entis
ZocDoc Wants to Be in Every State by Year's End
Growth Strategies

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

The New York City-based online doctor appointment booking service says it will be in 48 states by the end of the year.
Catherine Clifford