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In Spite of ACA Repeal, Healthcare Startups Will Flourish

Amidst the growing government debate about repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), digital health startups are thriving. TechCrunch reports that venture capital money continues to pour into this sector. “Dollars are flowing into digital health at an unprecedented rate, with spending in the sector racing toward $32 billion by 2018.” And the Chicago [...]

2017-06-19T15:37:46+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Why Online Pharmacy Startups Are on the Rise

The best businesses and startups come to fruition — and achieve success — when something in its industry isn’t quite working. When problems go unaddressed, opportunities for new, disruptive solutions emerge. In healthcare, the pitfalls of physical pharmacies have created a wide open space that several online pharmacy startups are eager to fill. The problem [...]

2017-06-19T15:37:46+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Promising Healthcare Delivery Innovations: An Entrepreneur’s Take

As an entrepreneur in the healthcare industry, I’m always on the lookout for companies, products, and startups that seek to make health services efficient and affordable for patients. As I’ve written about before, healthcare is a complex industry; to succeed within its web of regulations and muddied network of industry stakeholders requires resilience and cooperation. [...]

2017-06-19T15:37:47+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Healthcare’s Greatest Upcoming Challenge? Baby Boomers

74.9 million people are between the ages of 51 and 69 and they’re not getting younger, or healthier. Baby boomers — that is, people born between 1946 and 1964 (U.S. Census Bureau classification) — are once again poised on the brink of great challenge and change.  This is true especially in the healthcare industry. Over [...]

2017-06-19T15:37:47+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How to Achieve Cost Efficiency in Healthcare: An Innovator’s View

Under Donald Trump’s presidency, we will likely witness significant changes in healthcare reform. It’s more important than ever that insurers and healthcare organizations pay attention to cost efficiency, especially as healthcare costs continue to burden many Americans. While healthcare became more accessible to many under the Affordable Care Act, it was not necessarily more affordable; [...]

2017-06-19T15:37:49+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Capitalizing on Change: A Healthcare Entrepreneur’s Perspective

With healthcare’s incredible pace of technological advancements confounded by an increasing onslaught of regulatory challenges, one essential element needed to survive is entrepreneurial innovation. The drastic changes in our political environment, which are more unpredictable than ever, have left venture capitalists salivating for new opportunities. As an entrepreneur with many years of experience in the healthcare [...]

2017-06-19T15:37:49+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments