Healthcare | Crain's Silicon Valley

Business news covering insurance, research, drug companies and treatments.

High finance: Tech firms, investors budding up to cannabis

Retail sales of marijuana in the United States are expected to rise to $25 billion in 2020, according to GreenWave Advisors LLC. | Photo courtesy of Emily Earlenbaugh of Fleurish Farms.

October 20, 2016 - 6:32pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Lisa Druxman

Background:  

Can wearable fitness devices lower healthcare costs?

Wearable devices are used in UnitedHealthcare's wellness programs, which cover about 120,000 people in more than 40 states. | Photo by robin_mosports via Flickr

October 14, 2016 - 10:08am

Innovation of the Week: Alphabet watch has bigger ambitions than wearables market

Google is reportedly entering the smart watch market. | Photo by Orangeboxes2 via Wikimedia

October 7, 2016 - 6:27pm

Zika strains nation's blood-collection industry

The aedes aegypti mosquito is the primary carrier of the Zika virus. Its breeding range covers much of the Southern U.S.

Photo courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

August 12, 2016 - 5:03pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Janet Widmann

Background:  

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Darren Schulte

Background:  

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Benjamin Hertzog

Background:  

Pages