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What are market forces?

As one of the four building blocks of the Business Model Canvas to help you make your business more responsive to the outside world, the term "market forces" refers to everything related to the customer segments you've included in your business model.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 13, 2014
Category:  Growth 
The cardinal rule of due diligence for startups: Don't ever lie

A little exaggeration on your resume could put more than your career at risk if you're an entrepreneur; it could put your company's chances of success on the line.

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Deanna Pogorelc
on Oct. 10, 2014
Category:  Growth 
Definition: Patient safety

Broadly considered, safety and quality issues are reported at low rates in healthcare organizations.

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Brian Lang
on October 08, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Why entrepreneurs have to ‘kiss a lot of toads’

Kit Check, a startup that expedites the process of refilling hospital medication kits, went through its Series A round last year. Finding the right partner was paramount.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 07, 2014
Category:  Creation 
What are customer segments?

As one of nine building blocks of the Business Model Canvas, customer segments are the people and/or organizations for whom you're creating value.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 06, 2014
Category:  Growth 
From patient portals to a digital healthcare experience

When it comes to the digital experience, healthcare is lagging.

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Brian Lang
on October 02, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Definition: Brain health

Astronauts, healthcare workers, military personnel, first-responders, transportation industry professionals and others that work under stressful or adverse conditions must perform optimally because mistakes can cost human lives.

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Brian Lang
on October 01, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Why startups should focus on growth, rather than revenue

As the chief operating officer of MolecularMatch, an online search platform that helps cancer patients find targeted drug therapies, Collin Brack said his goal is to grow the startup, rather than focus on revenue.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 30, 2014
Category:  Creation  Growth 
What are some best practices for developing a business model?

The first business model you create is likely to be a predictable one.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 29, 2014
Category:  Execution 
Brain health is on the agenda at Energizing Health: Houston

Our Energizing Health: Houston event on October 10 will feature an unusual track: brain health.

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Brian Lang
on September 25, 2014
Category:  Ideation