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August 2013

We Have a Winner!

By |August 9th, 2013|Challenges, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare, Innovator Physicians, Open Innovation|

Originally published by Adam Wong / Management and Program Analyst, ONC on HealthIT.gov Drum roll please! The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the National Cancer Institute congratulates Dr. Michelle Longmire and the Medable.com  team for winning the Crowds Care for Cancer Challenge with their submission Together. The challenge asked app developers to create new tools to help survivors manage their [...]

July 2013

Do I Really Need a Business Plan?

By |July 14th, 2013|About MedStartr, Entrepreneurship, FAQs, Healthcare, Startups|

I was on a panel a few weeks ago at Health 2.0's Matchpoint East New York with my friends Unity Stoakes from Startup health and Brad Weinberg from Blueprint Health when Unity noted that the days of the business plan being the first thing people do were over. I could not agree more, especially for early [...]

May 2013

How to Make Innovation Go Faster

By |May 21st, 2013|Corporate Innovation, Crowds that Care, Entrepreneurship, Funding, Healthcare, Startups|

What is your cost per Innovation? There are many ways to drive innovation faster and better. I talked about this at HIMSS this year and put together this slide that shows one metric of effectiveness, cost per idea or product generated.  Innovation itself is being innovated upon, decreasing the cost of new ideas [...]

Our First Alzheimer’s Project

By |May 4th, 2013|Alzheimer's Disease, Entrepreneurship, Projects|

Last Summer my brother Jon asked me to talk to one of his great friends about his idea. His friend Mike Antonucci was one of the first of our generation we knew to start a business and really have it take off. Right out of high school he bought the old content of our local [...]

April 2013

Video Interview of Alex Fair

By |April 9th, 2013|About MedStartr, Entrepreneurship, Get Funded, Healthcare, Make Great Videos, Overview, Projects|

Tim Cook of Multi-Level Healthcare Information Modelling (MLHIM.org) interviewed Alex Fair in April, 2013.  Tim pioneered the MLHIM concept, which is an approach to creating portable concept definitions based on XML Schema in order to facilitate semantic interoperability across the healthcare domain.  He also is a pretty good interviewer.  Great questions.  He also had great [...]