[Editor’s note: This is part of a series of stories examining entrepreneurship on MIT’s campus and beyond.]
In 1901, 40 years after the Massachusetts Institute of Technology was founded, alumnus and inventor William Nickerson co-founded the company that would... Read more »
Out with “doctor’s orders,” and in with “shared decision-making.”
The U.S. healthcare system has witnessed sweeping reforms in recent years. The passage and implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the move from a fee-for-service model to value-based care reimbursement are... Read more »
Want to make a few extra (thousand) bucks? For software developers, it’s possible if you add a few trending programming languages to your resume, according to Seattle-based PayScale, a crowdsourcing and data analytics company that seeks out and provides salary information.... Read more »
Smart Choice MRI, which charges patients a flat rate of $600 or less rate for scans, has raised $7 million from Edward-Elmhurst Health.
Smart Choice CEO Rick Anderson says his company will use the latest financing to help fund its rapid... Read more »
Job cuts, expanded radioisotope production, and several new funding rounds are among these recent headlines from Wisconsin’s innovation community:
—Exact Sciences (NASDAQ: EXAS) recently eliminated 29 employees, the Wisconsin State Journal reported. The Madison-based biotech’s growth has been brisk... Read more »
The Obama administration announced this morning a public-private initiative to study the collections of microorganisms that live on or in humans and practically everywhere else on Earth. More than 100 other institutions are joining the administration with funding and resources in... Read more »
Radiologists today are drowning in a figurative sea of images. Since 1999, there has on average been a five-fold increase in the number of scans a radiologist must interpret, says Peter Wakahiu Njenga, co-founder and CTO at Behold.ai. But these... Read more »
Stemina Biomarker Discovery, a Madison, WI-based startup that is developing a blood-based test for diagnosing autism spectrum disorder (ASD), announced a trio of updates about its business on Tuesday:
—More than 200 patients have enrolled in Stemina’s study of its experimental... Read more »
SmartUQ, a Madison, WI-based startup whose software allows users to test the performance of parts and products before manufacturing them on a large scale, has raised $750,000 in equity financing, according to an SEC filing.
Peter Qian, SmartUQ’s founder... Read more »