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Definition: Population health management

Population health management (PHM) utilizes individual and systems-based interventions to improve the health outcomes of a community in ways that are clinically effective, cost efficient, and patient-engaging.

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Brian Lang
on September 24, 2014
Category:  Creation 
How to leverage your community to find your first investors

Kim Bond Evans sought out her community, or her "friendlies," when she was ready to raise money for her startup Centauri Health Corporation.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 23, 2014
Category:  Creation 
How do you pitch your business model?

Once your business model is refined, it's time to pitch it to potential partners and investors.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 22, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Definition: Patient portals

Patient portals, traditionally seen as web-based tools to allow patients to view health information and communicate securely with doctors, are transforming into any device experiences to help patients remotely engage in their health and wellness across the continuum of care.

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Brian Lang
on September 17, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Why one healthcare startup embraces FDA regulations

Decisio Health, which provides software to help clinicians better adhere to clinical protocols, is one of the few software-specific companies entering the FDA-regulated space of clinical decision support.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 16, 2014
Category:  Creation  Execution 
Insights from Physician Entrepreneurs

In this new compilation, physician entrepreneurs share insights on everything from knowing when it's time to become a full-time entrepreneur to understanding groups outside your target market.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 15, 2014
Category:  Creation  Execution  Growth  Ideation 
What are some potential problems for co-founders?

Once you've teamed up with your co-founder(s), it's important to be aware of potential problems that can arise later in the relationship.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 15, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Definition: Care coordination

Care coordination ensures that every transfer of care, from doctor to doctor, clinic to hospital, hospital to home, pharmacy to imaging center is managed so that essential clinical information is available and exchanged in a format appropriate for the recipient(s).

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Brian Lang
on September 10, 2014
Category:  Creation 
How to run your company without a CEO

CareSet, a startup that provides analytics around open data, doesn't have a CEO.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 09, 2014
Category:  Creation 
How do you test your business model in the real world?

Once you've settled on your business model -- your best guess -- it's time to fail.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 08, 2014
Category:  Execution