I traveled to Aspen, Colorado, earlier this summer to attend the Aspen Ideas Festival: Spotlight Health. Presented by the Aspen Institute, which is an international nonprofit think tank that encourages the exchange of innovative ideas, the festival is deemed the nation’s premier public gathering place for leaders around the globe to present and discuss today’s pressing issues and ideas.
If you’ve started a business, you’ve probably created a Facebook and a Twitter for marketing purposes. But have you considered starting a Pinterest as well? Pinterest can be a great way to market your products, and it offers possibilities that Facebook and Twitter do not.
About a month ago, I was reading the news and stumbled upon an interesting report from CNN Tech — a robot can 3D print a building in just 14 hours.
Over time, people have become busier and travel has become costly and time-consuming. As a result, technology has allowed people to video chat, phone conference, or email one another instead of physically visiting one another. In more recent times, the medical industry has taken note of these changes and developed something new as a result.
British Microsoft software engineer Saqib Shaikh has developed a unique way to meld artificial intelligence and medicine. Blind since the age of seven, Shaikh wanted to develop software that would assist him, as well as others who are visually impaired, to “see” the world around them.
When you think about diversity, you probably immediately think race, color, or gender. However, diversity is much more than what’s on the surface because it includes internal differences in personality, information, and culture.
In 1984, Chuck Hull first invented 3-D printing. Today, the technology has achieved great potential in healthcare because of its customizable nature. Currently, the largest 3D-printed healthcare applications are prosthetics, dental implants and hearing aids. However, the Mayo Clinic, a nonprofit medical research group, achieved a daring feat with this new technology — they completed the organization’s first 3-D printed face transplant on a patient, Andrew Sandness, of Newcastle, Wyoming.
Sometimes it can be difficult to motivate your employees if business is slow. There are other factors for low motivation too, such as the season or personal matters. How can you increase your employees’ motivation? Two important tactics are friendly competition and employee appreciation.
Healthcare coaches are a recent addition to the healthcare world, as part of something called patient navigator programs. The coaches help patients through the logistical, emotional, and sometimes cultural barriers that can inhibit their ability to successfully navigate the healthcare system.
Multiple media outlets — think MarketWatch, CNN and Forbes — have reported that the state of Texas is booming, and it’s not just coming from energy and oil. A number of Texas cities are good places to develop your business.