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Video: In Health-Care Space, Startups Tackle Big ProblemsPlay Video

In Health-Care Space, Startups Tackle Big Problems (Video)

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These companies, based at the accelerator Blueprint Health in New York, aim to use technological innovation to change the health-care system.
April 12, 2013 in Profiles
Health Care Is Now the Top Concern for Small Businesses

Health Care Is Now the Top Concern for Small Businesses

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For the first time in two years, health care trumps the economy as the biggest issue that small-business owners are worried about, according to a new report.
April 8, 2013 in Human Resources
Video: Health-Tech Startups Ride Digital WavePlay Video

Health-Tech Startups Ride Digital Wave (Video)

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We take a look at this fast-growing sector that's changing the way the healthcare system works.
April 4, 2013 in Grow Your Business
Some Small Businesses See Obamacare as Welcome Relief

Some Small Businesses See Obamacare as Welcome Relief

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The NFIB famously opposed the Affordable Care Act, but some groups say it could help entrepreneurs and their employees.
April 4, 2013 in Compensation and Benefits
White House to Delay Health-Care Marketplace Options for Small Businesses

White House to Delay Health-Care Marketplace Options for Small Businesses

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The Obama Administration has proposed a change in the deadline for states to have multiple health-insurance exchange options available for small-business owners.
April 3, 2013 in Compensation and Benefits
Small-Business Owners Still Confused About Health-Care Reform

Small-Business Owners Still Confused About Health-Care Reform

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A survey released Thursday shows entrepreneurs are struggling to understand how they need to prepare for Obamacare and are afraid of what it will cost.
March 21, 2013 in Compensation and Benefits
Health-Tech Incubators See Influx of Startups

Health-Tech Incubators See Influx of Startups

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A look at how incubators are affected by the new health-care law, often referred to as Obamacare, which provides financial incentives to providers that embrace technology.
March 14, 2013 in Success Stories
Health-Care Reform Creates Boon for Tech Startups

Health-Care Reform Creates Boon for Tech Startups

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Health-care reform has spawned a plethora of business opportunities for both startups and existing companies.
March 11, 2013 in Apps & Software
Small Businesses Continue to Air -- and Vent -- Obamacare Opinions

Small Businesses Continue to Air -- and Vent -- Obamacare Opinions

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House Small Business Committee shares sometimes heated comments from entrepreneurs on the changes employers may be facing under the law.
March 6, 2013 in Compensation and Benefits
New Crowdfunding Sites Boost Health Startups

New Crowdfunding Sites Boost Health Startups

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Crowdfunding is catching fire in health care, partly because of the growing collection of sites that offer services to entrepreneurs inventing new products for patients, physicians and other medical providers.
February 15, 2013 in Startup Financing
Need to Vent About Obamacare? Try These Portals

Need to Vent About Obamacare? Try These Portals

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Entrepreneurs can sound off about the Affordable Care Act or any number on regulations at these government sites.
February 12, 2013 in Compensation and Benefits
Obamacare Made Simple, Courtesy of SBA

Obamacare Made Simple, Courtesy of SBA

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The Small Business Administration is offering help on navigating the new health-care reform requirements.
January 28, 2013 in Human Resources
Obamacare 101: How Business Owners Can Prepare in 2013

Obamacare 101: How Business Owners Can Prepare in 2013

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We look at what the new health law requires, and how businesses can prepare for new rules, shop exchanges and avoid penalties.
January 22, 2013 in Compensation and Benefits
Obama: American 'Initiative and Enterprise' Are Key to Future

Obama: American 'Initiative and Enterprise' Are Key to Future

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In President Obama's second inaugural address, he praised a national character of "hard work and personal responsibility."
January 21, 2013 in Leadership
What Obamacare Means for Your Business (Infographic)

What Obamacare Means for Your Business (Infographic)

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The Affordable Care Act stands to have a big impact on small businesses in the next few years. Here's what it will mean to your employees and your bottom line.
January 9, 2013 in Compensation and Benefits
2013's Entrepreneurial Women to Watch

2013's Entrepreneurial Women to Watch

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Our first annual list of seven of the most innovative woman leaders from technology to retail to health and more.
December 18, 2012 in Profiles
Entrepreneurial Doctor Takes the Sting Out of Shots

Entrepreneurial Doctor Takes the Sting Out of Shots

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An entrepreneurial doc sets aside her own jitters to help quell the fears of others
October 31, 2012 in Inventing
Shelly Sun on the Burden of Health Care (Opinion)

Shelly Sun on the Burden of Health Care (Opinion)

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No matter who wins in November, our next president must work to get small-business health-care costs under control, writes Shelly Sun, co-founder of the BrightStar Care franchise.
October 22, 2012 in Compensation and Benefits
New Site Accuses NFIB of Political Partisanship

New Site Accuses NFIB of Political Partisanship

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The Center for Media and Democracy launches www.NFIBexposed.org, claiming the small-business trade group leans right and supports big-business causes.
September 26, 2012 in Leadership
How 'Obamacare' Impacts Young Entrepreneurs

How 'Obamacare' Impacts Young Entrepreneurs

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Just because your startup already offers employee-health insurance, doesn't mean you should ignore the new health-care law. Here, we parse the law's particulars that matter to young treps.
September 26, 2012 in Compensation and Benefits
Spotlight: Acucela's Ryo Kubota, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist

Spotlight: Acucela's Ryo Kubota, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist

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Ryo Kubora performed nearly a thousand eye surgeries and discovered the gene that causes glaucoma, before starting his biotech company, Acucela. His innovation in the field of eye diseases makes him a finalist for Entrepreneur of 2012.
September 14, 2012 in Profiles
Two Medical Pros Change Course With an Urgent-Care Franchise

Two Medical Pros Change Course With an Urgent-Care Franchise

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A doctor and nurse team up to open the first Doctors Express urgent-care franchise in Florida.
September 7, 2012 in Franchises
New Care-Service Franchise Opportunities

New Care-Service Franchise Opportunities

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From child care, healthcare, senior care and more, this sector of the franchise industry is thriving.
August 31, 2012 in Franchises
Small Business Strategies for Managing Rising Health-Care Costs

Small Business Strategies for Managing Rising Health-Care Costs

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Ballooning premiums and shifting government regulations can make dealing with employee health insurance a nightmare, here's how to cope.
August 27, 2012 in Compensation and Benefits

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