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Evive’s Prashant Srivastava shares tips for growing a business during a recession

May 22, 2020

In 2007, Prashant Srivastava and Peter Saravis founded healthcare IT company Evive. Less than one year later, the economy went into a free fall, and Prashant and Peter found themselves trying to survive as a young startup during a major recession.

Despite those early challenges, today, Evive is a leader in the benefits navigation space: The company, which uses predictive analytics and behavior…

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Six dimensions to a successful digital workplace and positive employee experience

May 20, 2020

Across nearly all sectors of business, companies large and small have had to quickly adapt to support a newly remote workforce.

Though this shift was initially perceived to be temporary, recent Gartner surveys show that the changes forced by the COVID-19 pandemic are fundamentally altering the way companies view remote work: 41 percent of employees reported that they will likely work remotely …

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The hospital of the future: Sheba Medical Center shares innovation focus during COVID-19

May 15, 2020

Over the last few weeks, we have hosted private roundtables for a number of health systems around the country. Eyal Zimilchman, deputy director, chief medical officer and chief innovation officer of Sheba Medical Center, joined us for a recent conversation.

Sheba is the largest hospital in Israel and has been named one of the top 10 hospitals in the world. Based on his presentation of their re…

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In the COVID-19 era, this mental health startup wants users to feel relief

May 8, 2020

Across the world, the “new normal” created by COVID-19 has caused a ripple effect for mental health.

While specific groups — like aging adults, those with chronic or mental health conditions and frontline workers — are at an increased risk for worsening mental health, the combination of uncertainty and prolonged social and physical isolation can put anyone at risk. In a poll conducted by KFF, …

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How BayCare and Clearstep launched a COVID-19 screener in 9 days

May 5, 2020

On March 26, 2020 — less than two weeks after the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus outbreak a pandemic and one week after California became the first state in the U.S. to tell residents to stay home — MATTER startup member Clearstep and MATTER partner BayCare launched an online COVID-19 symptom screener.

The digital health startup and the Florida-based health system had…

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