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[Member Spotlight] Andre Best

By healthcaremn | May 31, 2017

[Member Spotlight] Andre Best Purpose Andre is the Owner and Administrator at Best Home Care, a non-medical home care provider in North Saint Paul, Minnesota, providing PCA and homemaking services to people of all ages. Andre also works as the Principal at PCA Partners. PCA Partners provides consultation to a number of PCA agencies in…

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[Event Debrief] IoT in Healthcare

By healthcaremn | May 31, 2017

IoT in Healthcare May 18, veteran and newcomer entrepreneurs shared their perspectives garnered through launching IoT businesses with the local healthcare community at the annual Healthcare.mn + IoT Fuse event, on the heels of the IoT Fuse conference. The event, hosted at Spyder Trap, began with an introduction by IoT Fuse Meetup leader Patrick Delaney. Jared Sieling,…

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[Member Spotlight] Sam Moen

By healthcaremn | Apr 26, 2017

[Member Spotlight] Sam Moen Purpose Sam leads the Element Consulting healthcare practice, which includes helping providers, payers and employers with value-based care, revenue cycle and emerging market solutions. Sam has been fortunate enough to partner with over 50 separate hospital organizations including some of the largest and most recognized in the country — Ascension, Intermountain,…

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[Event Debrief] AI in Healthcare

By healthcaremn | Apr 25, 2017

AI in Healthcare The use of AI in healthcare conjures images for many of opportunity but also uncertainty? How is data being collected? How is it being used? Did I give permission? And, maybe the biggest of all, will AI replace my provider? Three experts gathered to present and answer attendee questions at this month’s…

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[Member Spotlight] Alexandra De Kesel Lofthus

By healthcaremn | Mar 20, 2017

[Member Spotlight] Alexandra De Kesel Lofthus Purpose Manager of Healthcare programs for Second Harvest Heartland, Alexandra De Kesel Lofthus knows the intersection between hunger and health isn’t tangential to improving health outcomes for those in need. It’s at the center. Alexandra’s work begins and ends with an analysis of client needs. Her entrepreneurial team operating…

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[Event Debrief] Improving Healthcare Billing UX

By healthcaremn | Mar 18, 2017

Improving User Experience in Healthcare Billing For health consumers navigating the financial side of care, the only thing more confusing than ‘the bill’ is accurately predicting the expense in the first place. Jeff Harrison, Senior User Experience Consultant for Fathom Consulting, presented the problems with the current billing system and possible solutions at the March…

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2017 Featured Healthcare Innovation Projects in MN

By healthcaremn | Feb 15, 2017

2017 Featured Healthcare Innovation Projects in MN   This year on Monday, February 6th, 300 registered attendees gathered at Worrell Design to hear 25 members of the startup community share their pitches and forecast the direction of Minnesota healthcare entrepreneurship in 2017. You can also watch the video, here. Read Leader Predictions for Healthcare in 2017…

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MN Healthcare Innovation Leaders Share 2017 Predictions + Advice

By healthcaremn | Feb 15, 2017

MN Health Leaders Share 2017 Predictions + Advice   On Monday, February 6th, entrepreneurs, executives and everyone in between gathered at Worrell Design to hear healthcare industry leaders share their predictions driving change in 2017. The series of mini-talks was given before and throughout the startup pitches. Read Our Summary of the 2017 Pitches Zipnosis…

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[Member Spotlight] Cathy Skinner

By healthcaremn | Jan 24, 2017

[Member Spotlight] Cathy Skinner Cathy Skinner, the Founder and CEO of Thrivors, began providing exercise and wellness training for cancer survivors in 2008. As a certified ACSM Cancer Exercise Specialist and author of The Art of Well’s Exercise for Cancer Recovery™, she teaches classes and speaks at support groups and conferences about the value of exercise for…

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