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Changing the status quo with an innovative idea
Kirkner Rich
11/8/2011
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The Chief Academic Officer of the Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology urges busy doctors not to ignore the ideas they have for improving medicine.

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Checklists for collaboration in innovation
Nicola Parry
3/15/2014
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On day two of Healthcare's Grand Hackfest: Idea to Breakthrough Innovation in One Weekend, at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, keynote speaker David Clifford discussed the importance of thinking ahead in the innovation process.

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Choosing a business incubator? Keep these tips in mind
Parmar Arundhati
1/10/2012
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Selecting a business incubator may not be as simple as you think. Read more from a healthcare business entrepreneur who shares what he learned from his experience.

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Cleveland Clinic looking for microsensor design via open innovation
Glenn Brandon
7/19/2011
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Cleveland Clinic is looking for a design for a surgically implantable microsensor. Are you up for the $30,000 challenge?

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Colleges Picking Up Slack on Spotlighting Young Healthcare Entrepreneurs
OConnell Brian
6/13/2011
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The most promising incubators for young healthcare entrepreneurs are U.S. colleges and universities. Case in point? Wake Forest and its “Business Elevator” competition.

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Communicating with investors is a needed skill for company founders
Emerson Dan
8/1/2012
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Sharing information with investors is important at all stages of a company's growth. Read more about what investors want to hear.

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Communicating with the FDA? Be proactive, startup veteran says
Baum Stephanie
12/27/2011
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When communicating with the FDA during the approval process, it's best to be proactive, says startup veteran Jane Hollingsworth. Read more about her advice for those launching new healthcare businesses.

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Communication is a key to disruptive innovation
Ryan Amin
10/22/2013
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Innovation is often called "disruptive" in the healthcare industry, and the first step toward making that innovation successful is to get a product's targeted users to accept change. Founder of Fitzeal, Clifton Dawson, found a way to get people to use his product by focusing on a strong user support system.

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Complexities for startups within different healthcare spaces
12/4/2013
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Considering crowdfunding? Get an in-depth look at one new platform
Christina Sherwood
5/16/2013
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Looking for early-stage financing for your life science or digital health startup? Crowdfunding, in which individuals and teams can raise money over the Internet from dozens or thousands of sources in small amounts, has become a popular financing tool.

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