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Job cred: Ascend Indiana works to boost talent pipeline

Jason Kloth, CEO of workforce initiative Ascend Indiana and former Indianapolis deputy mayor for education, said more workers with post-secondary degrees are needed. | Photo courtesy of Central Indiana Corporate Partnership

October 25, 2016 - 6:08am

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

Lisa Druxman

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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

Pharmakon job cuts hit pharmacists especially hard

About 82 of the 195 jobs being lost at Noblesville-based Pharmakon are pharmacists or pharmacy technicians. | Photo by Chris O'Malley/Crain's Indianapolis

September 28, 2016 - 2:22pm

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

IU Health rolls out 'virtual' doctor visits, competitors ready response

IU Health executive Ron Stiver said about 150 consumers used “Video Visits” to see a doctor in the first three weeks after the initiative launched. | Photo courtesy IU Health

July 26, 2016 - 12:21pm

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

Wayne Schmidt

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Bioscience research institute creates a 'petri dish' for innovation

Indiana Biosciences Research Institute opened last fall at an IUPUI facility at 1345 W. 16th St. | Photo courtesy of Indiana Biosciences Research Institute

June 30, 2016 - 2:40pm

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