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Healthcare tech entrepreneurs can take the Shark Tank plunge in Boston
Christina Sherwood
3/6/2014
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Early-stage health technology entrepreneurs and startups can plunge into the "shark tank" at Brigham and Women's Hospital next month for the chance to find a clinical partner.

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Definition: Clinical trials
Christina Sherwood
3/5/2014
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Clinical trials are research studies to test the effectiveness of new medical approaches in people.

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Why healthcare entrepreneurs should focus on meaningful metrics
Christina Sherwood
3/4/2014
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When patients, doctors, hospital executives, and payers all care about a different metric, finding a measurable return on investment (ROI) can be difficult for healthcare entrepreneurs.

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What are the open APIs available to access medical data?
Zen Chu
3/3/2014
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The term "open API" refers to technologies that allow two different computers to talk to each other. Healthcare entrepreneurs can use open APIs to access medical data that will help them develop their product or service.

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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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How do I pilot my early-stage venture?
Zen Chu
2/24/2014
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Healthcare entrepreneurs need to pilot their product or service to test their prototype before a larger launch.

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Why it's the best time in history to be a healthcare entrepreneur
Zen Chu
2/20/2014
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Now is the best time in the history of the world to be a healthcare entrepreneur, and those with fresh eyes on healthcare problems -- young health professionals along with patients, engineers, designers and entrepreneurs -- are able to make large and rapid clinical impact.

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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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