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Data will drive many of the sweeping changes coming with the Affordable Care Act to the U.S. healthcare system. At the StrataRx conference in Boston this week, innovators in “big data” for healthcare assessed its role in bringing advances in personalized and predictive medicine, major cost savings and research that leads to new technologies.
Can big data provide the cure for what ails the U.S. healthcare system? While some might consider data analytics a panacea to help achieve a more effective, efficient healthcare system, there are plenty of challenges to overcome, according to participants in a panel on "Fact or Fiction: Healthcare Big Data," at the recent 2013 StrataRx conference in Boston.
While business incubators have gained popularity, one CEO is offering an alternative that he says is better. Read more about the pitfalls of incubators.
Accelerators provide lots of helpful things to startups, but don't really generate venture capital returns, according to a recent panel. Read more about the discussion.
Adam Berk had a vision of creating an online library where neighbors could borrow tools and electronics from one another. Why buy a fancy camera you only needed to use once for a big trip? Why invest the money in physical tools for a home remodeling project if you are never going to need them again? Adam and his best friend Dave spent 5 years creating this utopian community, neighborrow, powered by a new form of currency. Their business model was to eventually white label the product and sell it to large apartment buildings and others who wanted to facilitate a borrowing community. But they never achieved their vision.
As Kauffman Labs helps grow and educate the entrepreneurial community through programs, events and workshops, we came across an aspiring gentleman with an idea. Nodir Abdullayev (Bek) has just recently found out about the entrepreneurial community in Kansas City and has made strides to become engaged since finding his first event through Kauffman Labs. Learn how Bek's first experience made him go from an aspiring entrepreneur to lean entrepreneur.
Rahul Sood, General Manager of Microsoft Ventures, is changing how we help startups accelerate. Targeting markets across the globe, Microsoft Ventures is bringing entrepreneurial mentoring, backed by Microsoft's products and support, to give their accelerator companies an unfair advantage in the market.
Business owners could learn a lot about disaster readiness from Waffle House. Yes, Waffle House.
Successful global entrepreneurs actually thrive during difficult times and find opportunities, according to a new Ernst & Young study. Read more about their secrets to success.
Entrepreneurs are optimistic about 2012, with a general feeling that the worst of the Great Recession has passed, according to one survey. Read more about the survey's other findings.
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