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Why Apple, Google, and Amazon Hired Cardiologists

Big Silicon Valley companies have often competed for talent with specialized skills, like expertise in artificial intelligence or trendy new programming languages. Now they’re competing for heart doctors.   Source:… Read more »

3 Ways Health Systems Can Prepare for Natural Disasters

Here are three things to consider to ensure your health system is properly prepared should a natural disaster strike close to home.   Source: 3 Ways Health Systems Can Prepare… Read more »

5 Trends Emerge in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2018

Widespread artificial intelligence, biohacking, new platforms and immersive experiences dominate this year’s Gartner Hype Cycle. Source: 5 Trends Emerge in the Gartner Hype Cyble for Emerging Technologies, 2018

Talent will determine the world’s next tech investment hubs

For years, Silicon Valley wasn’t the main place many venture capitalists looked for deals — it was the only place. But the Bay Area is beginning to lose its once… Read more »

Rock Health: Digital health adoption on the rise, but wearables, telemedicine lag behind

Eighty-seven percent of Americans used at least one digital health tool in 2017, up from 80 percent in 2015, according to a new survey out from Rock Health. For the… Read more »

7 Women Leaders At Corporate Venture Capital Funds You Should Know

Your startup may be intent on disrupting their industry, however, in the venture maze of funding options, it would benefit your business to pay much more attention to corporate venture… Read more »

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Why Apple, Google, and Amazon Hired Cardiologists

Big Silicon Valley companies have often competed for talent with specialized skills, like expertise in artificial intelligence or trendy new programming languages. Now they’re competing for heart doctors.   Source:… Read more »

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Fixing tech’s gender glitch; one Wilmington group takes on industry culture – Port City Daily

Brett Martin, CEO and founder of CastleBranch and TekMountain, is in many ways at the heart of Wilmington’s tech community. In his travels to other tech-hubs like Durham and Raleigh,… Read more »

Southern Tech Biotech program first to pilot BACE test in Oklahoma

A test making its way across the nation has found its way to Ardmore. Biotechnology students at Southern Tech took the Biotechnician Assistant Credentialing Exam—an industry-reconginzed exam that is designed… Read more »

Explore the highs and lows of investing in legal cannabis businesses – WECT-TV6

Numbers from Colorado, where medical and recreational marijuana is legal, topped $1 billion last year. While cannabis is not legal in North Carolina, it is legal to invest in the… Read more »

How do connected care technologies play a role in healthcare?

As technology progresses, so too do individuals’ views of how it can be used in healthcare. Philips’ recently released Future Health Index takes a closer look. The results come from interviews with… Read more »

50 Marketing Tools to Help Your Business Crush the Competition

With the right tools in place, marketers can move ahead of the competition with minimal effort. Knowledge is power in today’s marketing efforts. It is crucial that businesses have the latest… Read more »

Emerging medtech markets ready for global stage

A new report released by management consulting firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has highlighted that medical technology is expected to break out of the emerging markets and onto the global… Read more »

Why medical startups should not focus on patients

My point is simple: to deliver a better outcome for a patient, your product or service needs to be focused on the entity that is using it, not on who… Read more »

Wilmington entrepreneur easing pain of North Carolina’s ‘annoying’ private club law for bars and customers – Port City Daily

Wilmington entrepreneur easing pain of North Carolina’s ‘annoying’ private club law for bars and customers. He’s 44, though he has an unbridled enthusiasm for innovation that makes him seem at… Read more »

Chris Heivly of The Startup Factory on Being an Underdog

Chris Heivly, also known as the “Chief Pot-Stirrer” in Raleigh Durham, North Carolina, is the Managing Partner at The Startup Factory, a serial entrepreneur, and the cofounder of MapQuest. He’s… Read more »

5 Sales Trends That Could Benefit Your Small Business

Running a small business requires a substantial amount of multitasking. One of the important tasks of running a small business is identifying key sales trends to increase revenue and benefit… Read more »

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