Ryan Engesser

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Tim Cook Is No Steve Jobs... And That May Be A Good Thing

There’s no doubt Tim Cook has a very tough job. When he stepped in as CEO of Apple he was following in the footsteps of one of the most—if not the most—iconic entrepreneurs in history. Every step would be scrutinized by a legion of die hard fans and magnified a thousandfold.<p>Yet Cook has performed …

Die Hard

How Republicans Prescribe To Obama's Precision Medicine Spending

When it comes to most things, Republicans aren’t on the same page as President Obama. And when it comes to health care, they’re rarely on the same planet.<p>But some key groups in Washington see GOP support and bipartisan agreement for Obama’s $215 million budget request for Congress to invest in the …

Glassdoor's list of 10 best jobs in U.S. shows health care and tech still rule

Want to get in on a promising career? Think health care, tech and finance, according to a new survey from Glassdoor.<p>The job hunting and information …

Malpractice Reform Won't Save Money

Two problems loom large over the American medical care system. First, we spend outrageous amounts of money on healthcare, with too many patients receiving too many services at too high a price. Second, our malpractice system is an international embarrassment, with too many healthcare providers sued …

3 Ways Great Companies Maximize Their Innovation And Stay Relevant

Last year the world saw major advancements in innovation with companies like Tesla, Uber, and Airbnb disrupting the marketplace and how people and companies go about doing business. The question, of course, is “How did they do it?”<p>Every individual, sports team, organizational division and company …

Innovation

Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion Boosts Anthem With 2015 Profits Ahead

Buoyed by growth from the expansion of the Medicaid business under the Affordable Care Act, health insurance giant Anthem (ANTM) said fourth-quarter profits rose and its executives predicted enrollment gains across all insurance lines in 2015.<p>Anthem, which operates Blue Cross plans in 14 states, …

How The Obama Administration Is Getting Serious About Lowering Health Costs

The Obama administration unveiled an ambitious plan on Monday that will make historic changes to the way that doctors get paid. The ultimate goal is …

Health Care

3 Questions to Ask to Determine If You Are a Good Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, what is your leadership style? I've worked for a variety of bosses over the years, all with very different personalities and leadership styles. Some were obsessive micromanagers while others were hands off and provided …

13 Reasons Why Your 401(k) Is Your Riskiest Investment

CEO of WealthFactory.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The 401(k) is often considered the no-brainer, gold standard of retirement plans. But far from being a bedrock retirement plan, the 401(k) started as an experiment in 1981 and still has to prove itself.<p>Those who …

Saving Lives Through Tablet-Based Ultrasound Technology

In the medical world, it’s known as the “golden hour.” The sixty minutes following a traumatic injury or emergency that can make the difference between life and death. Sixty minutes in which the faster a patient receives medical treatment, the more likely they are to survive.<p>In an effort to …

Medical Technology

Mayo Clinic: New Breast Cancer Risk Prediction Model More Accurate Than Current Model

Newswise — ROCHESTER, Minn. — A new breast cancer risk prediction model combining histologic features of biopsied breast tissue from women with …

New Technique to Unboil an Egg Could Help in Fight Against Cancer

Cancer

Breast cancer patients lack knowledge of their tumors | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Women with breast cancer often don’t know what kind of tumors they have, a new study found.<p>Not knowing one’s tumor features isn’t necessarily tied to worse outcomes, but better knowledge might help women understand treatment decisions and take medications as directed, said Dr. …

Cancer

Where The Big Healthcare Bulls Are Running: Notes From The 2015 JP Morgan Conference

The Annual JP Morgan conference is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs and venture investors to learn where the big players think U.S. healthcare is going, and how they plan to play. Here’s a summary of the trends I heard at the conference, and what they might mean for entrepreneurs.<p><b>Healthcare</b> …

Digital Health

Why Am I Getting Charged for Out-of-Network Care?

<i>This weekly Q&A addresses questions from real patients about healthcare costs. Have a question you’d like to see answered? Submit it to AskChristina@nerdwallet.com.</i><p><b>Question:</b><p>After checking with my HMO network, I went to a hospital that was in-network for an outpatient procedure, but my plan didn’t …

Health Care

Consumer Reports Study: Demanding Respect From Doctors May Save Your Life

A hospital is a dangerous place to visit. Each year more than 400,000 people are killed due to preventable medical errors, which include preventable Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs). This makes preventable medical errors the third leading cause of death in the U.S., behind heart disease (1st) …

Physiology