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Insights for innovators from a payer perspective at Healthcare's Grand Hackfest
Nicola Parry
3/15/2014
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At Healthcare's Grand Hackfest: Idea to Breakthrough Innovation in One Weekend, at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, day two of the program began with presentations from a panel of keynote speakers who shared some words of wisdom for innovators in the group.

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Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest starts now
Zen Chu
3/14/2014
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Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest, a collaboration between the Kauffman Foundation and MIT's H@cking Medicine, kicks off tonight in Boston.

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Definition: Bootstrapping
Christina Sherwood
3/12/2014
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Bootstrapping refers to sustaining a business through personal investment and without external help.

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Definition: Angel investor
Christina Sherwood
2/26/2014
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Angel investors are wealthy individuals who are often former entrepreneurs.

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How to host a H@cking Medicine hackathon
Zen Chu
2/26/2014
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We'd like to see the H@cking Medicine mission -- connecting healthcare experts with outsiders to attack big problems and create noble businesses -- replicated on a large scale.

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How one healthcare entrepreneur navigated the reimbursement landscape
Christina Sherwood
2/25/2014
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The goals of TalkSession -- to increase the accessibility of mental healthcare, improve patient outcomes, and lower costs while maintaining HIPAA compliance -- were difficult to achieve on a national level, said the startup's co-founder and CEO Melissa Thompson.

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Meet eMed Guest Editor Zen Chu
Christina Sherwood
2/20/2014
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We've handed the keys of eMed over to Zen Chu and the team at H@cking Medicine.

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Definition: Reimbursement
Christina Sherwood
2/19/2014
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Reimbursement refers to how healthcare providers, including healthcare entrepreneurs and startups, are paid for their product or service.

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What is non-dilutive capital?
Christina Sherwood
2/17/2014
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Non-dilutive capital is money an entrepreneur receives that does not affect the ownership of the company.

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What is non-dilutive capital?
Christina Sherwood
2/17/2014
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Non-dilutive capital is money an entrepreneur receives that does not affect the ownership of the company.

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