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The Effects of Fatigue and Sleepiness on Nurse Performance and Patient Safety

In an age where lack of sleep is so common, tips including chronic naps are highly recommended to help alleviate fatigue and sleepiness. But honorable nurses are giving up their… Read more »

Study of medication adherence with AI-supported selfies highlights potential for clinical trials

Most people have an issue staying on track with taking their medication. Well of course, technology is here to save the day again. A recent study showed that AiCure’s medication… Read more »

A look at the evolution of the user interface in healthcare

As time moves forward, so does the increase in innovation of user experience software. As this software grows, so does the need to integrate a capable user interface into different… Read more »

Healthcare urgently needs a Copernican Revolution

Just like the start of the scientific revolution in 1543 A.D., the healthcare industry is experiencing it’s own paradigm shift, in which the industry’s models are no longer focusing on provider… Read more »

Health Information Exchanges Improve Quality, Efficiency in the ED

A recent study shows that hospitals that take advantage of data exchange to reduce costs and improve quality of care achieve just that. This study was the first in its… Read more »

Number of compromised healthcare records drops 88 percent in 2016

Which industry do you think experienced the most cyberattacks in 2016? If you guessed healthcare, think again. In 2015, the healthcare industry was at the top of the list of… Read more »

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Give Nurses a Paddle

“Permanent whitewater.” That’s how Brene Brown—research professor, bestselling author and author of one of the world’s top five most-viewed TED talks—characterized the nursing profession. Now imagine yourself a novice swimmer… Read more »

Connect & Synergize

Connect & Synergize

Wilmington, NC, hosts the 2nd annual Cucalorus Connect Conference, Nov. 9–13If you know what a cucalorus is, then pride yourself for your esoteric knowledge of moviemaking. If you know what the Cucalorus Film Festival is, well, then you’re really on to something unique — what the Huffington Post earlier this year called one of the “10 Best Film Festivals You’ve Never Heard Of.”

Need a Marketing Video for Your Startup?

Need a Marketing Video for Your Startup?

You know those how-to blogs filled with tips that make creating your own marketing video as easy as videotaping your sleeping cat? Take a closer look at the well-intended tips, numbered tricks and bulleted techniques, and you’ll notice that the advice falls into recurring patterns but is often thin on substance. What are the blogs leaving out? Which techniques really work? Here’s a glimpse.


tekMountain in the News

First-Year Seminar Students Gain an Edge with Experiential Learning Opportunities – UNCW News

First-Year Seminar Students Gain an Edge with Experiential Learning OpportunitiesUNCW NewsDuring the fall, five area businesses – Live Oak Bank, Tek Mountain/Castlebranch, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, NC Coastal Federation… Read more »

Talking tech and Wilmington's employment 'gap' – Port City Daily

Port City DailyTalking tech and Wilmington's employment 'gap'Port City DailyWILMINGTON — The tech business continues to grow in Wilmington, filling a conspicuous gap in the area's employment opportunities. The industry… Read more »

Hey entrepreneurs, investor Paul Singh is coming to Wilmington – Port City Daily

Hey entrepreneurs, investor Paul Singh is coming to WilmingtonPort City DailyLocal companies such as Live Oak Bank, nCino and tekMountain are involved with the events, among others. Several decision-making executives… Read more »

Signs of opposition: Local businesses take stand against HB2 – Port City Daily

Port City DailySigns of opposition: Local businesses take stand against HB2Port City DailyLast week, the Wilmington innovators behind technology business incubator tekMountain posted a petition on their website, encouraging others… Read more »

Statewide business development programs highlights Wilmington's innovative climate – Lumina News

Lumina NewsStatewide business development programs highlights Wilmington's innovative climateLumina NewsBusiness leaders from around the state toured sites in Wilmington on Monday, including technology-incubator TekMountain, Cape Fear Community College and MARBIONIC,… Read more »

TekMountain Plans Community Forum On HB2 – Greater Wilmington Business Journal

TekMountain Plans Community Forum On HB2Greater Wilmington Business Journal“The recent signing of HB2 by North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has attacked the civil liberties of LGBT individuals, endangered employee/employer relations… Read more »

April's Take 5 – Wilma Magazine

Wilma MagazineApril's Take 5Wilma MagazineAUDREY SPEICHER is director of CastleBranch Corp.'s business incubator and accelerator tekMountain. Her current role has her working closely with tech startups, but she began at… Read more »

tekMountain to help tech startups grow

Castle Branch’s new office building off Sir Tyler Drive. Its top floor will be the home of a new business incubator. Photo by Ben Brown. tekMountain. That’s the name of… Read more »

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