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

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

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.
Kate Taylor
How Both Parties Were Wrong About Obamacare and Jobs
Growth Strategies

How Both Parties Were Wrong About Obamacare and Jobs

The latest jobs report is showing the impact of Obamacare on employment. Turns out, a lot of pundits' predictions were wrong.
Ray Hennessey
These 3 Startups Are Looking to Get the Health Industry in Tip-Top Shape
Starting a Business

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

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.
Nitasha Maindiratta