RSS Feed Link

eMed Blog

Collaborations: the good, the bad and the ugly

At the Kauffman Foundation's Energizing Health conference last Friday in Kansas City, panelists for "Collaborations: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" discussed how healthcare providers, administrators and entrepreneurs can find common ground and work together more effectively -- particularly in the tricky area of data-sharing.

[More]
Dan Emerson
on Nov. 10, 2014
Category:  Execution 
What are key trends?

By considering key trends, you'll become aware of whether new technologies are about to undercut your value proposition -- or supercharge it.

[More]
Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on November 10, 2014
Category:  Growth 
Health Collaboration Playbook offers best ways to work together

At the Kauffman Foundation's Energizing Health conference in Kansas City on Friday, the Health Collaboration Playbook's author, David Clifford, outlined the playbook's goals and objectives.

[More]
Dan Emerson
on Nov. 7, 2014
Category:  Creation 
What a regional patient data network means for healthcare entrepreneurs

In the heart of the Midwest, researchers are developing a major regional network for patient data that, when completed, could provide healthcare entrepreneurs with access to millions of data points.

[More]
Dominique Pahud
on November 06, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Definition: Channels

As one of nine building blocks of the Business Model Canvas, channels are the touch points through which you're interacting with customers and delivering value.

[More]
Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on November 05, 2014
Category:  Execution 
How to manage when your startup loses a key team member

For new startups with small teams, the loss of just one person is challenging. But when that person is in a key leadership role, it's especially difficult to recover.

[More]
Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on November 04, 2014
Category:  Creation 
How do I achieve sustainability through a pilot?

The right pilot can help a startup achieve sustainability. This involves two main steps.

[More]
Dominique Pahud
on November 03, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Definition: Accountable care organization

An accountable care organization (ACO) is a group of healthcare providers that shares responsibility for providing high-quality, coordinated care to their Medicare patients.

[More]
Dominique Pahud
on October 29, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Ebook: eMed survey on the challenges of entrepreneurship

eMed, in partnership with MedCityNews.com, reached out to healthcare entrepreneurs and their supporters to zero in on their most important needs. Here's what we learned.

[More]
Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 28, 2014
Category:  Creation  Growth  Execution  Ideation 
Why co-founders need to ignore inconsequential problems

Luis and Danny Lopez spent their childhood years traveling with their family to impoverished countries to do relief work. By focusing on the less fortunate, the brothers learned not to care so much about inconsequential problems.

[More]
Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 28, 2014
Category:  Creation