Articles from September, 2014

The Value of Telemedicine

GlobalMed  |  September 26, 2014

Category: Healthcare, Sector Specific

Telemedicine improves healthcare … 30% decrease in hospital admissions, 60% decrease in doctor visits and 97% of patients are treated within 8 minutes.

Innovative products help health care firm EmployerDirect grow quickly, hire more staff

Austin Business Journal  |  September 22, 2014

Category: Healthcare, Portfolio Companies, Sector Specific

EmployerDirect, an Austin-based health care management company that serves employer-funded health plans, expects to grow its coverage base to more than 1.5 million people by 2015 with the introduction of products like its new SurgeryPlus benefit.

Ortho Kinematics Enters Agreement with Medtronic for Promotion of VMA

Press Release  |  September 16, 2014

Category: Healthcare, Portfolio Companies, Sector Specific, Venture Capital

Medtronic, Inc.’s Spinal and Biologics division will promote the VMA to spine surgeons, securing a leadership position in the growing area of spine diagnostics.

Televero Health Selected as 1 of 8 Healthcare Companies to Partner with Dell

Dell Press Release  |  September 16, 2014

Category: Healthcare, Portfolio Companies

These high-growth startups have been identified by Dell as the companies to watch this fall and were chosen based on their record of disrupting their respective industries through innovative products and creative solutions. Dell for Entrepreneurs* will provide this global …

On Building Teams: Experience or Talent?

DZone  |  September 10, 2014

Category: General

Obviously when you hire, you want to find a good mix of experience and talent. But a perfectly balanced straddle between the two is impossible. So when forced to choose between them, which do you choose: experience or talent?