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Dan Emerson

Winning startups tackle medication compliance, precision medicine, care coordination

At the recent 2013 StrataRx conference on big data in healthcare, three innovative companies were chosen winners in the annual Startup Showcase competition. They were chosen from 12 finalists who had previously been selected in a nationwide competition of big data healthcare companies.

on October 10, 2013
Big data holds promise, but won't cure all healthcare ills

Can big data provide the cure for what ails the U.S. healthcare system? While some might consider data analytics a panacea to help achieve a more effective, efficient healthcare system, there are plenty of challenges to overcome, according to participants in a panel on "Fact or Fiction: Healthcare Big Data," at the recent 2013 StrataRx conference in Boston.

on October 7, 2013
Providing value is key to healthcare data companies' success

As panelists at the 2013 StrataRx conference in Boston expounded last week on the potential of “big data” in healthcare, another, auspicious industry event was taking place not far away.

on October 2, 2013
Category:  Growth  Execution  Ideation 
Healthcare IT on the verge of big things, StrataRx panelist says

At the third and final day of the 2013 StrataRx conference in Boston, innovators in healthcare and big data assessed a rapidly evolving landscape. One of the key topics discussed was the current state of “deal flow” at the intersection of healthcare, big data and information technology.

on September 27, 2013
Category:  Ideation  Growth 
Big data, entrepreneurs key to improving quality and cost of U.S. healthcare

Data will drive many of the sweeping changes coming with the Affordable Care Act to the U.S. healthcare system. At the StrataRx conference in Boston this week, innovators in “big data” for healthcare assessed its role in bringing advances in personalized and predictive medicine, major cost savings and research that leads to new technologies.

on September 26,2013
Category:  Execution  Ideation 
Creating a business model that works

Creating a successful business model is just a first step. The real work begins when the business model is tested and adapted for the real world. Read more for tips.

on August 08, 2012
Partnering with foundations for clinical trials

Life science startups are finding partners lately in organizations that fight specific diseases. Read more about how these groups can help with financing and managing clinical trials.

on August 07, 2012
Communicating with investors is a needed skill for company founders

Sharing information with investors is important at all stages of a company's growth. Read more about what investors want to hear.

on August 01, 2012
Life science entrepreneurs Know your roles and your profit sharing

New healthcare business plans can go wrong if the life science company founders don't discuss how they'll split up proceeds and shares of the company. Read what the Kauffman Foundation and other leaders suggest for life science entrepreneurs.

on July 31, 2012
Tips for entrepreneurs working with universities

Life science entrepreneurs are partnering with universities to bring new products to market. Read more for tips on working with universities.

on July 27, 2012