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Healthcare innovation is more important than ever

March 19, 2020

Wow, what a difference a few days can make. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way everyday life looks for all of us. We know it’s going to get worse before it gets better, and the coming days and weeks are going to be challenging — for our families, our communities and our businesses. While there is much uncertainty in our future, one thing is crystal clear: healthcare innovation is more im…

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What is brand essence — and why does it matter for startups?

March 10, 2020

A conversation with Public Communications Inc.

Each day in the life of an entrepreneur is filled with competing questions.

Do we need to hire more people? Who’s going to buy our product? How long is our runway?

Because so many of those questions seem to demand an immediate answer, it’s easy to save the ones that feel less urgent — like “What is our brand essence?” — for another day. But the …

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tales from the trenches

“Not bits and bytes but human lives”: Strata Decision Technology CEO Dan Michelson on healing healthcare

March 4, 2020

At our February Tales from the Trenches™, Dan Michelson joined us to share insights from his 20-year healthcare career and journey as CEO of Strata Decision Technology.

Before joining Strata Decision Technology, Dan spent 12 years at Allscripts as the Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer. Dan was an integral part of the leadership team that grew Allscripts from a $50 million company with 50 …

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matter challenges

Contest semi-finalists pressure-test ideas, refine solutions at Roche Diabetes Care innovation bootcamp

February 28, 2020

On February 3, after having been selected from a global pool of more than 60 submissions, 10 semi-finalist teams for the Roche Diabetes Care Innovation Contest arrived in Chicago eager to pressure-test their ideas and refine their solutions alongside subject matter experts from Roche and MATTER. During the three-day bootcamp hosted at MATTER, teams participated in a series of workshops, case st…

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stories that matter

#storiesthatmatter: Better support for pregnant moms, healthier newborns

February 27, 2020

For Charlotte Gabet, innovation manager at Parkview Health, finding resources to support pregnant women and newborns is personal: She experienced just how dangerous stress can be during her own pregnancy with her daughter Scarlett.

Watch our latest #storiesthatmatter to hear Charlotte’s story and learn more about what motivated her, and our partners at Parkview Health, to host the Healthy Mom …

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