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Christina Hernandez Sherwood

Why healthcare entrepreneurs shouldn’t get caught up in features

Hermes IQ is a healthcare IT company that creates software to manage clinical information. Like many other healthcare startups, regulatory strategy has been a major issue for the company.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 11, 2014
Category:  Creation  Execution 
Healthcare tech entrepreneurs can take the Shark Tank plunge in Boston

Early-stage health technology entrepreneurs and startups can plunge into the "shark tank" at Brigham and Women's Hospital next month for the chance to find a clinical partner.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 06, 2014
Category:  Ideation  Creation 
Definition: Clinical trials

Clinical trials are research studies to test the effectiveness of new medical approaches in people.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 05, 2014
Category:  Execution 
Why healthcare entrepreneurs should focus on meaningful metrics

When patients, doctors, hospital executives, and payers all care about a different metric, finding a measurable return on investment (ROI) can be difficult for healthcare entrepreneurs.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 04, 2014
Category:  Creation  Execution 
Definition: Angel investor

Angel investors are wealthy individuals who are often former entrepreneurs.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on February 26, 2014
Category:  Creation 
How one healthcare entrepreneur navigated the reimbursement landscape

The goals of TalkSession -- to increase the accessibility of mental healthcare, improve patient outcomes, and lower costs while maintaining HIPAA compliance -- were difficult to achieve on a national level, said the startup's co-founder and CEO Melissa Thompson.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on February 25, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Meet eMed Guest Editor Zen Chu

We've handed the keys of eMed over to Zen Chu and the team at H@cking Medicine.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on February 20, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Definition: Reimbursement

Reimbursement refers to how healthcare providers, including healthcare entrepreneurs and startups, are paid for their product or service.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on February 19, 2014
Category:  Execution 
How healthcare entrepreneurs can partner up for better access

It's the classic catch-22 for a healthcare entrepreneur: Her company is small until she lands a big client, but she has trouble accessing a big client as a small company.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on February 18, 2014
Category:  Creation 
What is non-dilutive capital?

Non-dilutive capital is money an entrepreneur receives that does not affect the ownership of the company.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on February 17, 2014
Category:  Creation