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Hearts in Motion at the Harlem Center

They’ve survived congestive heart failure. The shortness of breath, the nausea, the grueling hospital stay, the complications. At the nursing facility, they fulfilled all the requirements of cardiac rehabilitation. It wasn’t easy, but eventually their energy returned and spirits lifted. They returned home seemingly healthier than before. Until the nightmare happened again. There’s nothing more [...]

2018-03-28T14:20:43+00:00March 28th, 2018|Blog, The Allure Group|

5 Facts to Know About Baby Boomers and Healthcare

The challenges to the health-care system posed by Baby Boomers -- defined as those Americans born between 1946 and 1964 -- cannot be underestimated. As I wrote for CNBC recently, no fewer than 10,000 Boomers are retiring every day. No, that is not a misprint; that is according to Pew Research and the Social Security [...]

2020-05-11T18:16:36+00:00November 10th, 2017|Blog, The Allure Group|

Why New York Beats Silicon Valley in Digital Healthcare Funding

New York City has recently overtaken Silicon Valley in 2016 startup funding for digital healthcare ventures, with $868 million in the pot. And just in the nick of time! This sector is poised to become more innovative than ever by virtue of necessity, as the repeal of the Affordable Care Act is on the congressional [...]

2017-06-19T15:37:46+00:00March 22nd, 2017|Blog|

Joel Landau Celebrates Centenarians in Brooklyn Nursing Home

It’s more common than ever, thanks to modern healthcare, for people to live long, happy, healthy lives. Even so, 100 or more years of life is an impressive achievement. For three women at The Allure Group’s Crown Heights Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Brooklyn, this March marked over a century of life and love [...]

2017-05-23T17:28:07+00:00March 8th, 2017|Blog|

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+00:00March 6th, 2017|Blog|

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. [...]

2018-08-23T19:12:01+00:00February 22nd, 2017|Blog|

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+00:00February 19th, 2017|Blog|

Solving Financial and Quality of Life Issues in Nursing Homes

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 [...]

2017-06-19T15:37:47+00:00February 16th, 2017|Blog|

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+00:00January 27th, 2017|Blog|