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Dominique Pahud

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.

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Dominique Pahud
on October 29, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
What is the difference between self-insured and at-risk?

The services provided by health insurance companies can sometimes be described as "self-insured" and "at-risk."

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Dominique Pahud
on October 27, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
The pain points across healthcare are largely the same

When I talk to clinicians and researchers in the Kansas City community, I learn that the problems they face are largely the same.

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Dominique Pahud
on October 23, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Definition: Learning collaboratives

Learning collaboratives are collaborations between two or more different types of institutions.

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Dominique Pahud
on October 22, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
What is an intrapreneur?

As opposed to an entrepreneur, who works for his own company, an intrapreneur is a talented person trying to innovate from within an institution, such as a hospital or insurance company.

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Dominique Pahud
on October 20, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Dominique's Desk: The players in your entrepreneurial orbit

The diverse ecosystem of entrepreneurship is exciting. But it can also be overwhelming, given the many stakeholders an early-stage entrepreneur interacts with during the first few years alone.

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Dominique Pahud
on August 05, 2013
Category:  Creation 
Dominique's Desk: Design thinking

Design thinking can be helpful to an entrepreneur in all phases of development -- from ideation and business model validation to customer development and growth.

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Dominique Pahud
on July 26, 2013
Category:  Ideation 
Dominique's Desk: Access for entrepreneurs

Access is especially tough for digital health entrepreneurs who are developing solutions for patients, physicians, and hospital networks.

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Dominique Pahud
on June 26, 2013
Category:  Execution 
Dominique’s Desk: Building your team

People are the most important asset for any entrepreneur. In fact, more than 65 percent of startups fail due to founding team issues.

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Dominique Pahud
on June 17, 2013
Category:  Creation 
Dominique's Desk: Entrepreneurial Learning Centers

When I talk to life science and digital health entrepreneurs, their motivation to make an impact is clear. But the biggest hurdle they face – once they have a product or tool of value – is to get their innovation into the hands of doctors, patients, and other stakeholders.

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Dominique Pahud
on April 15, 2013
Category:  Growth