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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
What if the elderly didn’t need to worry that the last years of their life would be spent in a worn out, institutional nursing home, and could instead look forward to a comfortable space with quality medical care and a caring staff? That’s the question I couldn’t help asking myself when caretaking for my grandfather [...]
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; [...]
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 [...]
Stay tuned for new articles from Joel featuring his unique take on the healthcare industry, including senior care, upscale rehabilitation facilities, and more.