After years of solving problems for other businesses, this consulting guru decided to start her own company to help small businesses succeed and grow through social media.
This self-proclaimed Aspen “ski-bunny” turned her talent for getting things done into a million-plus-dollar operation. She financed her venture herself — and kept her Aspen home!
Suzanne realized that managing a yoga studio to gain experience was a smart way to "learn the ropes" of the yoga industry.
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Activibe is developing a web and mobile application that will help mental health professionals improve treatment outcomes by allowing patients to self-monitor and receive feedback on their psychological health with their smartphones. The goal of Activibe is to increase the effectiveness of clinical mental health by boosting patient engagement, while also providing data to clinicians that will better enable them to help their patients. As the medical field is still primarily a “fee-for-service” industry, we are looking at alternative markets for our product in the industry, like accountable care organizations (ACO’s). These organizations look at reducing the overall cost of providing care to a group of patients through increased efficiency and patient recovery rates. ACO’s have received a lot of attention recently since they were included in the 2008 health care law.
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