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Definition: Total addressable market

Total addressable market, or TAM, refers to the universe of revenue opportunities for a product or service.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 26, 2014
Category:  Execution 
Tracking innovative ideas at Healthcare's Grand Hackfest and beyond

Dozens of teams spent the weekend at Healthcare's Grand Hackfest brainstorming on novel ideas to solve problems in healthcare. And at least some of the participants continue to pursue projects that got their start during the Hackfest.

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Posted by: Nicola Parry
on March 25, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
How self-selection can create a successful founding team

A healthcare entrepreneur initially planned to be intentional in building her team. But self-selection took over.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 25, 2014
Category:  Creation  Ideation 
What is HIPAA?

HIPAA both regulates health insurance policies and provides guidelines for maintaining the privacy and security of health information.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 24, 2014
Category:  Execution 
A hands-free vision for healthcare

As the final hours ticked away at Healthcare's Grand Hackfest: Idea to Breakthrough Innovation in One Weekend, teams huddled together in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Laboratory, continuing to brainstorm on their design and prototype innovative breakthroughs from the last few days.

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Posted by: Nicola Parry
on March 21, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Harnessing the power of social media for social good in healthcare

In the final day of Healthcare's Grand Hackfest: Idea to Breakthrough Innovation in One Weekend, teams prepared the final push for their ideas developed over the course of a few days at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Posted by: Nicola Parry
on March 20, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
The winners of Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest

Last weekend, hundreds of entrepreneurs, designers, engineers and healthcare professionals came together in Boston to "hack" some of healthcare's biggest pain points.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 20, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Definition: Seed capital

Seed capital is the initial funding used by a healthcare entrepreneur to launch their startup.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 19, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Photos from Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest

If you missed Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest -- or just want to relive the whirlwind weekend -- check out our slideshow.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 18, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Getting Access: a new eBook from eMed

Access to hospitals, patients, and insurers is one of the greatest challenges for healthcare entrepreneurs. To help early-stage healthcare entrepreneurs in this struggle for access, eMed has developed a new eBook on the topic.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 18, 2014
Category:  Execution