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Social health atlas reveals overlap between avoidable death and disadvantage across Sydney

Sydney's least disadvantaged areas (2011)<p>(PHAs with the best relative socioeconomic disadvantage scores)<p>St Ives, Turramurra, Wahroonga<br>• Lindfield, …

UOW delirium care project launched at St George Hospital

DELIRIUM CARE PROJECT: University of Wollongong Associate Professor Victoria Traynor said delirium care was important for practitioners. Picture: …

Why the Best Brands Are the Best Storytellers

Greg Rollett sits down with a five-time Emmy winner to talk storytelling.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Greg Rollett sits down with Emmy Award-winning director and author of <i>Storyselling</i> Nick Nanton to talk about visual …

Thought Leadership

Personal branding for doctors: Being yourself can enhance your practice

People draw conclusions from every instance of your name being mentioned. Your brand is the way you are currently perceived as a doctor, but branding …

Sustainable social responsibility: Why doing good in the community is good business

Like many businesses, when we started out, social responsibility wasn’t on our radar. Our focus was just chasing the sale and hoping that something …

Tony Robbins says 2 things will make you more successful than hard work alone

At the Inc. 5000 conference in October 2016, performance coach Tony Robbins shared advice about what it takes to push a business toward success.<p>In a …

CRM Best Practices: Why You Should Develop Customer Relationships First

Every company struggles to get the most of their CRMs and deliver the expected and deserved experience to customers. Setting up the appropriate …

How Pharmacists Can Increase Vaccination Rates

Miranda Wilheim, PharmD, clinical associate professor at SIUE School of Pharmacy, discusses how pharmacists can increase vaccination rates.

Mental Health Lessons for Entrepreneurs

My business mentor made me a better therapist, coach and person. When I clicked on the 'Pay' button last year, I thought I'd simply become better at running my business. After all, I was raring to create a business I'd be proud of. I got that, and more. If you're an entrepreneur, you'll know that …

The Restaurant List That Ate the Food World

It's called The World's 50 Best Restaurants, and in recent years, it has become the most powerful, most anticipated ranking of its kind. (Sorry, Michelin.) Why does this list, above all others, generate such a zesty stew of lust, FOMO, envy, and imitation? Brett Martin digs in<p>Maybe the first thing …

An entrepreneur who earns up to $170,000 a month shares the biggest mistake people make when trying to start a business

Rich people focus on earning — and they often develop multiple streams of income.<p>In fact, in author Thomas C. Corley’s study of 177 self-made …

3 Steps to Enhance Customer Service and Boost Your Ecommerce Store’s Word-of-Mouth [Infographic]

Customer support is the golden egg in your hand for selling more products to customers that are on the fence. It creates highly personalized …

Australia's most weird (and wonderful) new architecture

Here is an architectural guessing game:<p>What do you think this is?<p>For what purpose and out of what building blocks has this strange structure taken …

SMS pioneer Joe Cunningham: ‘Mobile operators need to shake their inertia’

When I talk to Cunningham for the first time, it’s as if I almost know him personally, having written about each and every one of the companies he’s …

Patient Capital – Acumen: Ideas

Acumen is 15 years old today. When we began this journey, the world was a different place. Few had heard of the terms “patient capital” and “impact …

Zaha Hadid: an exceptional, complex, and inspirational person to work with

For those of us in the design world, the news of Zaha Hadid’s death of a heart attack at age 65 is profound. Her works are known throughout the …

A Little Empathy Makes Good Leaders Great

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone knows that business is a contact sport with leaders who are supposed to be tough, persistent and willing to pick a fight for market dominance. Yet business leaders who also feel real empathy for their employees, customers and …

Empathy

This Entrepreneur Developed A Test That Diagnosed His Dad With Cancer

Conventional tests had failed to detect his father’s prostate cancer—but his “liquid biopsy” technology did.<p>When Santa Cruz professor Richard Otte, 61, got an annual screening test for prostate cancer, called a PSA, the results came back negative. Shortly thereafter, he reached out to his son …

DigitalOcean becomes the second largest hosting company in the world

DigitalOcean has grown to become the second-largest hosting company in the world in terms of web-facing computers, and shows no signs of slowing down.<p>…

Cloud Computing

Japan’s Newest Train Design Will Be Practically Invisible

Architect Kazuyo Sejima wants Tokyo’s next local express trains to be as hard to see as Wonder Woman’s jet plane.<p>Japan’s speedy bullet trains already move so fast that you almost can’t see them coming. The new train being designed for the Seibu Railway Co. by Japanese architect Kazuyo Sejima of …

Rexall’s takover could boost bottom lines for pharmacies and health care

<i>Jim Danahy is CEO of retail consultancy CustomerLAB and a partner in pharmacy specialty firm AdhereRx Inc.</i><p>Last week's agreement by global health care distribution giant McKesson to acquire the 470-store Rexall pharmacy chain has the potential to instigate a healthy "space race" among big chains. …

Text message medication reminders can save the lives of those with chronic illness

If you are diagnosed with a chronic disease, chances are you’ll have to manage it for the rest of your life. This means changing your lifestyle and …

Potential workload in applying clinical practice guidelines for patients with chronic conditions and multimorbidity: a systematic analysis

Strengths and limitations of this study<p>This is the first study assessing the potential workload for patients with multimorbidity in applying clinical …

Doing Research in Healthcare Social Media

All of us want to make healthcare better. We believe that better healing models can be created from better understanding. Better understanding comes …

IBM's Watson analyzed all the 'Harry Potter' books and movies — and the results are fascinating

You may know Watson for its ability to dominate Jeopardy, but did you know it has impressive movie skills too?<p>IBM has hinted at Watson’s …

Look at how much Sheryl Sandberg has done for Facebook

In 2008, Facebook was still a startup. Early investors were excited about its user growth — Microsoft had put $240 million into the company at a …

16 Entrepreneurs Under 40 Accomplishing Amazing Things

The American entrepreneurs on the most recent Young Global Leaders list are an incredible bunch.<p>What is it possible to accomplish if you put your mind to it? Sometimes there's no better place to look for inspiration (and a healthy push to expand your dreams) than those who managed to achieve …