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Riding the Ups and Downs of the Small-Business Obamacare Market
Obamacare

Riding the Ups and Downs of the Small-Business Obamacare Market

A month into the launch of the federal exchanges, small-business owners report mixed results with the program.
Kate Rogers
White House Hires Ex-Googler to Make Government Websites Suck Less (We Hope)
Technology

White House Hires Ex-Googler to Make Government Websites Suck Less (We Hope)

Uncle Sam: If at first you don't succeed, hire former Google wizard and HealthCare.gov resurrector Mikey Dickerson to clean up your mess. Again.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Is Interested in Your Health, But Deterred by Regulations
Health

Google Is Interested in Your Health, But Deterred by Regulations

In an extensive interview with venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page explained why regulations are hampering improvements in health care.
Laura Entis
How Your Smartphone Is Becoming Your Doctor
100 Brilliant Companies

How Your Smartphone Is Becoming Your Doctor

Withings has created a series of health-care devices designed to integrate seamlessly with your smartphone.
Jason Ankeny
These Two Innovative Diagnostic Devices Just Scored Big Funding
Innovation

These Two Innovative Diagnostic Devices Just Scored Big Funding

One is for early detection of ovarian cancer, the other is a microendoscope that gynecologists can use in their exam rooms. Both aim to make a difference in patients' lives.
Michelle Goodman
Device Startups Struggle With Obamacare Excise Tax
Obamacare

Device Startups Struggle With Obamacare Excise Tax

Industry leaders worry tax can dampen growth and innovation.
Arlene Weintraub
Obamacare: What Will it Cost if You Don't Comply?
Obamacare

Obamacare: What Will it Cost if You Don't Comply?

A battle between Hobby Lobby and the U.S. Supreme Court underscores the mounting fines that some companies might face for health reform non-compliance.
Arlene Weintraub
How to Move the Needle in Digital Health
SXSW

How to Move the Needle in Digital Health

This panel at SXSW explored the steps new companies will have to take to succeed in this growing field.
Jacob Hall
Why Health-Care Franchising Is Entering a Boom Time
Franchise

Why Health-Care Franchising Is Entering a Boom Time

Enterprising businesspeople are finding that the franchise model can dispense routine medical services as efficiently as it delivers fried chicken or oil changes.
Skin and Bones: Oh, the Body Parts You Can Make With 3-D Bio-printers
3-D printing

Skin and Bones: Oh, the Body Parts You Can Make With 3-D Bio-printers

Sticks and stones may break bones, but printers can replace them -- and a whole lot more.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Aetna CEO Says Company May Opt Out of Obamacare
Finance

Aetna CEO Says Company May Opt Out of Obamacare

CEO Mark Bertolini said the insurer may be forced to double its rates or pull out of the program.
Drew Sandholm
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
Lean Startup Lessons for Healthcare Businesses
Growth Strategies

Lean Startup Lessons for Healthcare Businesses

What fledgling healthcare entrepreneurs learned from Steve Blank's Lean LaunchPad might surprise you.
Arlene Weintraub