Matt W.

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The Disappearing Doctor: How Mega-Mergers Are Changing the Business of Medical Care

Is the doctor in?<p>In this new medical age of urgent care centers and retail clinics, that’s not a simple question. Nor does it have a simple answer, as primary care doctors become increasingly scarce.<p>“You call the doctor’s office to book an appointment,” said Matt Feit, a 45-year-old screenwriter in …

Health Care

Will We Stop Trump Before It’s Too Late?

On April 28, 1945 — 73 years ago — Italians hung the corpse of their former dictator Benito Mussolini upside down next to a gas station in Milan. Two days later, Adolf Hitler committed suicide in his bunker beneath the streets of war-ravaged Berlin. Fascism, it appeared, was dead.<p>To guard against a …

Political Science

Meet the man who knows how to make Newark healthier

In a recent interview with NJ Advance Media, University Hospital Board Chairman Robert Johnson predicted the city's rising economic fortunes would …

Physiology

What Did Cambridge Analytica Really Do for Trump's Campaign?

News that Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix approached Wikileaks founder Julian Assange last year to exploit Hillary Clinton’s private emails has …

10 Technologies That Are Changing the World

Voice and robot assistants. Gene-splicing technology. Regenerative medicine. The future is an exciting place.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Futurists of the 1950s and '60s predicted that by the 2000s, flying cars and airborne robots would be a part of our everyday …

Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon want to fix health care

Can Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon fix health care?<p>Amazon is partnering with Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase, the nation's largest bank, to try to address one of the nation's thorniest and priciest problems -- soaring health care costs.<p>The three companies unveiled an as …

Health Care

6 top technology trends for CFOs in 2018: from artificial intelligence to strategic partnerships. We asked the experts.

Last year, we heard several things regarding technology trends for CFOs and financial management. There were, indeed, lots of discussions about cloud …

Artificial Intelligence

6 useful skills every employer will be looking for on résumés in 2018

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Alongside common resolutions like fitness and wellness goals, professional development is probably one area of your life you're looking to …

Project Management

Science Says Kids Who Become Great Leaders Have Parents Who Teach Them 8 Things | Inc.com

All the extremely successful people I know -- and all the great leaders I know -- are exceptionally good at persuading other people to follow them.<p>But being persuasive doesn't mean you have to manipulate or pressure other people. At its best, persuasion is the ability to effectively describe the …

Self-improvement

Sick of Meditation? Try This Powerful Mindfulness Practice Used by Top CEOs and Athletes | Inc.com

There's no doubt that the modern work environment is a hotbed of stress.<p>With nonstop emails, constant pings on Slack, and a slew of endless meetings, we rarely have enough time to do our best work, if any real work at all. We're overworked, overwhelmed, and vulnerable to burnout.<p>We all crave a …

Meditation

$729K American Cancer Society Grant Awarded to Rutgers Cancer Institute Researcher | Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

<b>New Brunswick, N.J.</b> – Jennifer Tsui, PhD, a researcher at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, has been awarded a $729,000 Mentored Research …

Cancer

Barclays CEO Says Bank Must Protect Payments Business From Apple, Amazon

Barclays Plc will need to defend its advantages in the payments business from encroachment by technology companies including Amazon.com Inc. and …

Amazon has set its sights on healthcare tech with a stealth lab it calls '1492'

Now it seems to be trying to put itself into position for similar success in healthcare as that market goes digital.<p>The e-commerce giant has set up a new, stealthy lab called "1492" that's dedicated to healthcare technology, CNBC reported Wednesday.<p>According to the report, the lab is exploring ways …

Reimagining the ecosystem for identity verification

Dylan Casey Contributor<p>Dylan Casey is VP of Product Management at Yahoo.<p>What’s in a name? When it comes in the form of a password, everything. The password has long been the safeguard — and in many cases, the only one — to protect our online identity.<p>With increased mobility, and our need to stay …

Identity Theft

Is big data in big trouble?

Dave Mariani Contributor<p>Dave Mariani is CEO and co-founder of AtScale.<p>We recently saw two critical developments in the big data and analytics space. Tableau (DATA) released earnings and missed their forecast by $0.05; their stock dropped 5 percent. Then Hortonworks (HDP) announced a revenue miss …

The new, scary face of auto insurance

Kevin Wang Contributor<p>Kevin Wang is with Plug and Play Insurance, the insurtech vertical at Plug and Play Tech Center, one the largest global technology innovation platforms. Plug and Play insurance is a leading insurance innovation platform that has recently launched in partnership with Munich Re, …

New study reveals the benefits of being single

Research

Business Plans aren't just a formality – and here's why

Every great company starts with a great business plan.<p>It's easy to get swept up in the excitement of starting a business, but instead of diving right …

Your federal government drives innovation by investing in moonshots

Imagine a future where “moonshots” are part of our everyday reality. In this future, shipping no longer uses environmentally damaging Styrofoam but instead an organic mushroom-based material. Things like meat and leather can be created in a laboratory, limiting the need for environmentally harmful …

Six technologies changing the future of food

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>Food production, processing and transportation account for a tremendous amount of greenhouse gas emissions, and enormous amounts of food are wasted each year in some parts of the world while other regions suffer from shortages. Fortunately, agricultural engineers and scientists are …

Hacker claims to have 655,000 health care records for sale

Hackers are getting all too creative in their bids to hold health care data for ransom. An intruder is selling records for 655,000 patients from three US health care organizations (in Atlanta, the central US and Farmington, Missouri) on the Dark Web as part of a ransom attempt. Details of what …

Amsterdam: A Cultural Travel Guide

From Rembrandt’s famous works and favorite haunts to canal-house museums that give you a front-row seat to Dutch history, our guide to culture-rich Amsterdam<p>As a young man, Rembrandt was reluctant to travel outside his native Holland. All the important pictures were already there, he argued. So why …

Travel Guides

Startup spending guide: Where to spend money

Ryan Angilly Contributor<p>Ryan Angilly is CEO of Ramen and author of Creating Successful SaaS Products.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Startup spending guide: When freebies will do<p>We’ve all come across numerous “Top 100 resources for startups”-type posts at least once as we Google our way to …

Digitizing manufacturings future

The United States is in the midst of another industrial renaissance. Technology and advances in software and hardware are driving a comeback for manufacturing, with increased productivity and promise for renewing aging infrastructure.<p>Smart data and a push for high-tech are transforming the …

Manufacturing

The Aspiring Novelist Who Became Obama’s Foreign-Policy Guru

Picture him as a young man, standing on the waterfront in North Williamsburg, at a polling site, on Sept. 11, 2001, which was Election Day in New York City. He saw the planes hit the towers, an unforgettable moment of sheer disbelief followed by panic and shock and lasting horror, a scene that …

Foreign Policy

Startups need to do due diligence, too

I hear a lot of horror stories about investors. Many are misunderstandings. Some are just outright false. Then there are those that are true. Sadly, there are a lot of those.<p>There’s the alleged angel in the Baltic region who committed (in an email) to leading a round and then refused to talk to the …

Venture Capital

Why image recognition is about to transform business

At Facebook’s recent annual developer conference, Marc Zuckerberg outlined the social network’s artificial intelligence (AI) plans to “build systems that are better than people in perception.” He then demonstrated an impressive image recognition technology for the blind that can “see” what’s going …

How Amazon became a serious competitor for Netflix

For five years, Amazon has danced around Netflix in the online video ring. Now it's going in for a knockout blow.<p>Amazon launched a standalone video …

GV leads $40M Series B in Quartet, its first investment in a mental healthcare startup

Quartet Health, a company that wants to close the gap between physical and mental healthcare, has raised a $40 million Series B led by GV (formerly Google Ventures). Existing investors Oak HC/FT Partners, F-Prime Capital Partners, and Polaris Partners also returned for the round.<p>This marks the …