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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
American Heart Association Using Crowdfunding to Find Next Big Thing in Health
Starting a Business

American Heart Association Using Crowdfunding to Find Next Big Thing in Health

The American Heart Association is using crowdfunding to find innovative technologies that can assist in improving cardiovascular health across the U.S.
Catherine Clifford
CVS to Quit Selling Tobacco Products
Growth Strategies

CVS to Quit Selling Tobacco Products

CVS is the first national pharmacy chain that will drop cigarettes and other tobacco products from its shelves -- a move that is estimated to cost the company $2 billion annually.
Kate Taylor
Entrepreneurs at ZocDoc Say They Can Solve a Major Obamacare Concern
Growth Strategies

Entrepreneurs at ZocDoc Say They Can Solve a Major Obamacare Concern

The Affordable Care Act brings more patients into the healthcare system but does not increase the number of doctors. The only short-term solution is to be more efficient.
Catherine Clifford
Target Is Newest Retailer to Drop Part-Time Health Coverage
Growth Strategies

Target Is Newest Retailer to Drop Part-Time Health Coverage

The retailing giant follows Trader Joe's and The Home Depot example, while facing company layoffs and lingering concerns following December's security breach.
Nina Zipkin
Predictions for 2014: Facebook Ads Dominate and Minecraft as a Tool
Marketing

Predictions for 2014: Facebook Ads Dominate and Minecraft as a Tool

Get ahead of the curve with these tips from marketing pro Perry Marshall.
Perry Marshall
This Tiny Change Under Obamacare Could Cost One Industry Millions of Dollars
Franchises

This Tiny Change Under Obamacare Could Cost One Industry Millions of Dollars

While you watch your calories this New Year, vending businesses could have their profits eaten into.
Kate Taylor
White House Brings On Microsoft Executive to Fix HealthCare.gov
Growth Strategies

White House Brings On Microsoft Executive to Fix HealthCare.gov

Kurt DelBene has been tapped to oversee the continued rollout of the Obamacare enrollment site.
Catherine Clifford
Major Health Insurer Says It Won't Renew Policies Due to Obamacare Changes
Growth Strategies

Major Health Insurer Says It Won't Renew Policies Due to Obamacare Changes

The roughly 500,000 people who have individual and small-group plans with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey will have to seek different coverage.
Ray Hennessey
Latest Obamacare Delay Means Small Businesses Will Have to Wait. Again.
Growth Strategies

Latest Obamacare Delay Means Small Businesses Will Have to Wait. Again.

The launch date for the online exchange that will allow small-business owners to shop for insurance has been pushed to November 2014.
Catherine Clifford
What Role Should Religious Values Play in Business?
Growth Strategies

What Role Should Religious Values Play in Business?

The Supreme Court will soon take on the thorny issue of whether companies should have the same right to religious expression that they have to free speech.
Ray Hennessey
Hacker: Obamacare Site Has Major Security Flaws
Technology

Hacker: Obamacare Site Has Major Security Flaws

A cybersecurity expert says it could take a year to secure the risk of 'high exposures' of personal information on the federal Obamacare online exchange.
Matthew J. Belvedere
3 Website-Building Lessons From the HealthCare.gov Debacle
Technology

3 Website-Building Lessons From the HealthCare.gov Debacle

Some of the many mistakes made in debuting HealthCare.gov and how you can avoid them.
Kim Lachance Shandrow