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3 critical website must-haves for medical devices

Google and HIMSS Analytics talked with doctors, IT directors, and hospital executives to dig into their buying habits. No surprise in the initial findings - people go online to do research before buying.

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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on October 7, 2013
Category:  Growth 
"Unmentionables" session at Health 2.0 addresses vulnerability

The "Unmentionables" session at Health 2.0 seems to be almost an anomaly among the predictably young group of entrepreneurial attendees, but apparently there are some topics that are not discussed in healthcare, from divorce, work stress and alcoholism to sex and suicide.

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Posted by: Mari Edlin
on October 4, 2013
Category:  Ideation 
eMed's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship

See who made the list this week for eMed's 6 to follow

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Posted by: Ryan Amin
on October 4, 2013
Category:  Creation  Growth  Execution  Ideation 
Product demos at Health 2.0 include apparel, apps

Launch! did just what it said it would do — introduce 10 new companies and their products at Health 2.0 in back-to-back, 3.5-minute demos.

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Posted by: Mari Edlin
on October 3, 2013
Category:  Creation 
Who are the right people for your team?

During a panel focused on the players in entrepreneurship, Huffington Post writer Jennifer Hill led a discussion on team building for startups (0:21:57 – 0:27:42). The panel at Life Science Ventures Summit included Nick Franano, Avi Roop, Geoff Clapp and Sofie Qiao.

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Posted by: Ryan Amin
on October 3, 2013
Category:  Creation  Ideation 
Featured apps at Health 2.0 focus on reducing stress, monitoring heart rate

Healthcare conferences seem to have a monopoly on exercise and wellness, but that's not always the case at Health 2.0. Fitbits and contenders were nowhere in sight at the session on "Tracking and Monitoring Wellness."

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Posted by: Mari Edlin
on October 2, 2013
Category:  Creation  Growth 
Providing value is key to healthcare data companies' success

As panelists at the 2013 StrataRx conference in Boston expounded last week on the potential of “big data” in healthcare, another, auspicious industry event was taking place not far away.

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Posted by: Dan Emerson
on October 2, 2013
Category:  Growth  Execution  Ideation 
8 tips to get funding without venture for medical devices

At Advamed 2013, industry leaders met and discussed how startups and innovation can beat the odds without much chance of gaining venture capital at an extremely early stage. Here are realistic options for medical device companies looking to fundraise early rounds without venture.

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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on October 2, 2013
Category:  Growth  Creation 
The value of passion in your founding team

Some entrepreneurs have compared co-founding a startup to being married with a child. It takes teamwork, passion and focus on the goal as a whole, according to Owlet’s Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer Jordan Monroe.

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Posted by: Ryan Amin
on October 1, 2013
Category:  Creation  Ideation