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11 Udemy Courses on How To Build a Healthcare IT Startup

Posted on Monday, Dec 20th 2021
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Healthcare is one of the fastest-growing startup sectors. If you’re interested in Healthcare innovation, we offer 11  Udemy courses that can help you with building a digital health startup.

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11 Udemy Courses on How To Build a Digital Health Startup

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 12th 2021

Healthcare is one of the fastest-growing startup sectors. If you’re interested in Healthcare innovation, we offer 11  Udemy courses that can help you with building a digital health startup.

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Thought Leaders in Healthcare IT: HealthGrid CEO and Serial Digital Health Entrepreneur Raj Toleti (Part 1)

Posted on Saturday, Jul 20th 2019

Starting a company in the healthcare sector might be easier than you think. Learn how to start your entrepreneurial journey with Sramana’s Udemy courses.

Raj has built and sold three HIT companies and is a real expert in the domain. Excellent discussion on the state of the union in the field and open opportunities that need entrepreneurial problem solving.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself. Give us a bit of background as well as your various healthcare IT companies.

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Building a Healthcare IT Company to $100 Million: Dr. Rob Langdon, Co-Founder of T-System (Part 1)

Posted on Wednesday, May 21st 2014

If you haven’t already, please study our Bootstrapping Course and Investor Introductions page.

A technology company that first built a $30 million business selling a paper product? You got to be kidding! No, I am not. Read T-System’s story doing just that!

Sramana Mitra: Rob, let’s start with the beginning of your personal journey. Where are you from? Where did you grow up and in what kind of background?

Rob Langdon: I was born and raised in Canada. I’m still Canadian although I’m a US resident. I initially attended Engineering School – Electrical Engineering – after being fascinated my whole life with technology, electronics, and music. During the course of my studies, I was somewhat disillusioned with Electrical Engineering – that was in the 70s – because Electrical Engineering at >>>

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Bootstrapping to $20 Million in Charleston, South Carolina: eGroup CEO Mike Carter (Part 1)

Posted on Wednesday, May 7th 2014

If you haven’t already, please study our Bootstrapping Course and Investor Introductions page.

Continuing our coverage of entrepreneurship far away from Silicon Valley, we bring you a conversation with Mike Carter, CEO of eGroup in Charleston, South Carolina. Typically, these environments have bred bootstrapped companies, and bootstrapping using services continues to be a popular method. Of late, incubators and accelerators are also cropping up, and building a more sophisticated ecosystem.

Sramana Mitra: Mike, let’s start with the beginning of your story. Where are you from? Where were you born and raised? What kind of circumstances leads up to the entrepreneurial story? >>>

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Castlight Health Vaults with a High Value IPO

Posted on Wednesday, Mar 19th 2014

According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, healthcare spending in the US is projected to be worth $3.1 trillion this year, of which $620 billion is paid by US employers. Despite this significant expenditure, the healthcare industry in the country is plagued with inefficiencies and extreme variations in price and quality of health care. A major factor for these inefficiencies is the inadequate availability of information, especially with respect to the price and quality of health care, which makes it difficult for employees and health care providers to make wise health care choices.

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1Mby1M Incubation Radar 2014: H2S, Chicago, IL

Posted on Thursday, Jan 23rd 2014

H2S Inc. is a start-up software technology company that offers PatientDox, a document exchange SaaS platform for the health care sector. It allows health agencies and their referring physicians to send, receive, track, and e-sign time sensitive patient documents so that providers can be reimbursed for services on time. Incorporated in January 2013, the company is in pre-revenue stage looking at closing five pilot projects over the next month in Illinois and California.

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Athenahealth Counting on Product Launches

Posted on Friday, Dec 13th 2013

According to a recent report, US EMR Market Outlook to 2017, the electronic medical records (EMR) market is project to grow 15% annually over 2013-2017. Growth will be driven by both private and public players as they continue to invest in services such as the need to adhere to the Meaningful Use Stage 2 (MU2). EMR hardware accounts for 51% of the market, and EMR services and software account for the remaining share. EMR leader athenahealth recently reported healthy quarterly results although guidance was less rosy. >>>

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The Past, Present, and Future of Robotics: Interview with Rich Mahoney, Director of Robotics Engineering at SRI (Part 1)

Posted on Friday, Nov 22nd 2013

Rich Mahoney is the director of robotics engineering at SRI. He has more than 20 years of experience in the development and research of robotics. He holds a BS and an MS from Drexel University in Pennsylvania and a PhD in engineering from the University of Cambridge, England. In this interview he talks about current developments in the robotics industry and potential uses of robotics in our daily lives as well as the future of this fascinating field.

 Sramana Mitra: Rich, let’s start with a bit of context. Give us an overview of where you think robotics sits today.

Rich Mahoney: This is my 25th year in robotics. I started in 1988 as a graduate student, and robotics itself emerged in the 1960s as a manufacturing technology in Boston and Silicon Valley, where the first demonstrations of industrial robotics were gaining traction. >>>

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Healthcare IT: Making Good Progress

Posted on Monday, Aug 26th 2013

The cost of healthcare administration is a hot issue in America. According to the Center for American progress, in the U.S. healthcare system an estimated $361 billion annually goes to cover administrative costs. That number is a 14 percent of total healthcare expenditure nationwide.

Improvements in IT are expected to reduce these expenditures dramatically. The New England Journal of Medicine, citing the Harvard University Department of Economics, states that “The average U.S. physician spends 43 minutes a day interacting with health plans about payment, dealing with formularies, and obtaining authorizations for procedures.” In the report released by the Center for American Progress in June 2012, experts estimate that adoption of electronic transactions, or adoption of IT, can lead to a potential $26.1 billion in annual savings.
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Athenahealth’s Expanding Product Roadmap

Posted on Wednesday, May 8th 2013

According to a report by MarketsandMarkets, the electronic medical record (EMR) and electronic health record (EHR) industry in the U.S. is estimated to be worth $6 billion by 2015. The report projects an annual growth rate of 18% over the five-year period 2010 through 2015.

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Women of 1M/1M: MMIS, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Posted on Thursday, Oct 4th 2012

The world of healthcare is complicated. And as more healthcare organizations adopt cloud technologies, electronic health records and other digital mediums, the healthcare industry and, consequently,healthcare IT become more complicated, too. Physicians and other healthcare workers must ensure that they are HIPAA compliant, among other concerns. Healthcare IT is a fascinating industry that I have covered more than once on my blog, and I am naturally excited to be covering a woman entrepreneur who, like myself, is technology-focused. >>>

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EMR Gaining Ground; Athenahealth Growing Steadily

Posted on Thursday, Jun 7th 2012

The healthcare IT industry has been in the news lately as various medical authorities and organizations work together to define Stage 2 requirements of the Meaningful Use initiative. Under the HITECH Act, Stage 1 under the Meaningful Use initiative began in 2011 and referred to the capability of physician providers to transfer data to electronic health records (EHRs) and share information, including electronic copies and visit summaries for patients. According to the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS), 57% of office-based physicians are now using either partial or full electronic medical record (EMR) systems. >>>

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