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Christina Hernandez Sherwood

What is HIPAA?

HIPAA both regulates health insurance policies and provides guidelines for maintaining the privacy and security of health information.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 24, 2014
Category:  Execution 
The winners of Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest

Last weekend, hundreds of entrepreneurs, designers, engineers and healthcare professionals came together in Boston to "hack" some of healthcare's biggest pain points.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 20, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Definition: Seed capital

Seed capital is the initial funding used by a healthcare entrepreneur to launch their startup.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 19, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Photos from Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest

If you missed Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest -- or just want to relive the whirlwind weekend -- check out our slideshow.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 18, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Getting Access: a new eBook from eMed

Access to hospitals, patients, and insurers is one of the greatest challenges for healthcare entrepreneurs. To help early-stage healthcare entrepreneurs in this struggle for access, eMed has developed a new eBook on the topic.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 18, 2014
Category:  Execution 
The key to raising funds from friends and family alone

Blain Tomlinson, the CEO of Walkjoy, has vowed to largely eschew venture capital funding for his company.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 18, 2014
Category:  Creation  Ideation 
What is crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding lets entrepreneurs present their ideas to a large number of potential investors who can help startups reach their funding goals.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 17, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Definition: Bootstrapping

Bootstrapping refers to sustaining a business through personal investment and without external help.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 12, 2014
Category:  Creation 
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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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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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 06, 2014
Category:  Ideation  Creation