Saturday, April 18, 2009
Small Healthcare Companies and Physician Entrepreneurs
Because of the recession, small healthcare companies are expected to grow over the next few years. Companies that focus on Health Information Technology (also now being called HITECH or Health IT) will gain the most momentum. The largest segment will be in the area of electronic health records (EHRs) or electronic medical records (EMRs).
I know several people who are starting new companies because they see a huge opportunity in today's economy. Do you consider yourself a medical entrepreneur who has a creative and innovative idea? If you were to start a healthcare company today, what would you focus on? Would you sell a service? A product? To be successful in starting and running a small business, you need people who have strong technology and computer skills. In moden times, gadgets like smartphones and BlackBerry devices are becoming more essential for people to stay connected. If you're considering a move into the non-clinical sector, get familiar with mobile technology and strengthen your business skills.