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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
Still Stumped by Obamacare? Health Co-Ops May be an Option.
Growth Strategies

Still Stumped by Obamacare? Health Co-Ops May be an Option.

Run by members, not shareholders, health co-ops might offer a strong alternative to small businesses weighing their coverage alternatives.
Arlene Weintraub
The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2014
Entrepreneurs

The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2014

These seven innovators are having a major influence on technology, healthcare and the government. We've got our eye on these powerful women. You should, too.
Entrepreneur Staff
Franchises

Despite Challenges, Franchising Continues to Rebound in 2014

The sector created an estimated 11,000 new establishments and 150,000-plus jobs in 2013, outpacing the overall U.S. economy in business formation and job growth.
Katherine Duncan
Still Sorting Through Your Company's Healthcare Options? We Can Help
Growth Strategies

Still Sorting Through Your Company's Healthcare Options? We Can Help

December enrollment deadlines for many health plans – including Obamacare's new SHOP exchanges – are looming. Signup can be tricky and complex, but we help you navigate your choices.
Arlene Weintraub
The Maker of a Swallowable Pill That Takes Pictures Sells for $860 Million
Technology

The Maker of a Swallowable Pill That Takes Pictures Sells for $860 Million

Health-care products maker Covidien has snatched up Israel-headquartered Given Imaging in an all-cash deal.
Catherine Clifford
HealthCare.gov: Your Reminder Not To Skimp on Quality Assurance
Technology

HealthCare.gov: Your Reminder Not To Skimp on Quality Assurance

You might be tempted to cut time for QA, but it could doom your next project. We explore the site's sober takeaways for any digital entrepreneur.
Arlene Weintraub
Why Medical Schools are Pumping out Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

Why Medical Schools are Pumping out Entrepreneurs

As far as entrepreneurship training goes, a medical degree -- not a MBA -- can be a surprising but useful asset.
Shiv Gaglani
5 Tips for Businesses Navigating Obamacare
Growth Strategies

5 Tips for Businesses Navigating Obamacare

Keep these factors in mind while weighing your healthcare options.
Bernard DiFiore
Taxes, Healthcare and Immigration: Preview of the 2013 IFA Public Affairs Conference
Franchises

Taxes, Healthcare and Immigration: Preview of the 2013 IFA Public Affairs Conference

A look at how the International Franchise Association plans to advocate for the franchise industry's interests in Washington.
Kate Taylor
FDA Steps up Oversight on Medical Apps
Technology

FDA Steps up Oversight on Medical Apps

Until now, the the Food & Drug Administration has taken a largely hands-off approach to medical apps. For those entrepreneurs who are subject to FDA scrutiny, however, the process can be daunting.
Arlene Weintraub
Health Insurance Reform: Prep Your Staff for the Changes
Growth Strategies

Health Insurance Reform: Prep Your Staff for the Changes

Employers are required to notify workers of their insurance options under Obamacare by Oct. 1. Will you be ready?
Arlene Weintraub
Health Insurance Reform: Steps to Take Now to Prepare
Growth Strategies

Health Insurance Reform: Steps to Take Now to Prepare

Plan ahead for Obamacare to control costs and limit confusion.
Arlene Weintraub
Growth Strategies

Your Obamacare Confusion Is an Insurance Broker's Opportunity

Health reform's complexities have spurred some brokers to re-boot their approach to clients.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin