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TechniMed: An Entrepreneurial Leap Of Faith
Thursday, February 02, 2012
In 2004 Pamela Laity and her husband cashed in their savings and 401k's to launch TechniMed, a medical billing company. The risk was big but the timing couldn't have been better. With big changes in private and public insurance billing practices, the Laitys have turned their gamble into success and expansion, becoming the newest member of Troy's Next Wave business incubator.
Incubating Metro Detroit's Health Care Economy
Kim North Shine
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Business incubators and accelerators are all the rage. Communities see them as a vital new tool in economic development. Southfield, in its attempt to capitalize on the region's growing reputation for medical excellence, is hoping to launch its first health care incubator.
Virtual Health, Real Success
Thursday, June 11, 2009
Michigan could take a lesson from Healthmedia. From it's early struggles to find local investment to its recent purchase by Johnson & Johnson, the innovative software-as-service company has stayed committed to remaining in Ann Arbor.
The Metro Detroit Touch
Thursday, March 19, 2009
It should be no surprise that tending to the body is a growth industry, and that includes massage. How big? $11-15 billion dollars big. With a respected school in Southfield, local hospitals adding massage therapy to treatment and some businesses providing it as an employee perk, it's good to know our high tech world still values the human touch.
A Healing Menu
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Forget that sad little bowl of green Jello. Chef and restaurateur Matt Prentice is out to remake hospital cuisine. No, that's not a contradiction in terms. Henry Ford West Bloomfield hospital has tasked Prentice with creating a menu that not only tastes good but aids in patient healing.
Beverly Price & Samara Johnson
Thursday, August 02, 2012
Royal Oak has the only nonprofit foundation in Michigan solely devoted to eating disorder recovery, an issue hitting young professional women in particular. Beverly Price and Samara Johnson of the Inner Door Foundation discuss how local nonprofits and the healthcare system can devote themselves to this area.
Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Mike is president and CEO of Ann Arbor SPARK.
A passionate advocate for the transformation of Michigan's high-tech economy he also managed the MEDCís $1 billion Michigan Life Sciences Corridor initiative between 2000 and 2002. Mike will be wriing about who's making a difference in the Michigan and why.
Thursday, June 17, 2010
Technology and medicine are partnering to create some exciting new therapies for patients. Case in point: Ann Arbor's Axiobionics, which has developed neuro-prosthetics that help rehabilitate and control pain for patients suffering from spinal chord injuries, stroke, and other nervous system injuries.
Wednesday, September 05, 2007
Pssst. BIG Communications has a secret weapon when it comes to attracting clients. They're nice.
Thursday, June 07, 2007
Xoran Technologies is on a mission to cut healthcare costs through efficiency and innovation. It's been a winning strategy for both the company and Ann Arbor's growing life sciences industry.
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