With a proactive path, medicine is still good business By Gordon Gibbs, MD The term “business” is defined by Miriam Webster Dictionary as “the activity of making, buying, or selling goods or providing services in exchange for money.” In its most basic form, success in business is simply making more money than you spend. When applied to the business of medicine, the […]
Is the health care plan ‘greener’ on the other side of the pond?
Is the grass greener on the other side? Do we have it all wrong? Or are we the best of the bunch? As our government debates the merits and drawbacks of the Affordable Care Act, and our congressmen and senators argue over repealing the Affordable Care Act, you decide.
SmashBurger and the War on Naming Rights
How can you be proactive when founding a new company or branding a new product to avoid trademark infringement disputes? BY KURT LEYENDECKER
American Vein & Vascular Institute hires phlebologist
American Vein & Vascular Institute recently hired phlebologist Dr. John Joseph Randono, based in Colorado Springs with some coverage in Pueblo.
The Murkiness of Medicaid and Medicare
The guessing game of how much will be reimbursed and the timeline for it to appear can run physicians out of business In its most basic form, success in business is simply making more money than you spend. When applied to the business of medicine, the lines of success become murky. Success or profitability in any […]
Copyright Infringement and the Snow Globe Cupcake Wars
One thing is for certain in the intellectual property world – no one likes the feeling that someone has stolen something. For business owners, not every similarity or perceived “theft” of an idea or concept is actionable under the law. This is especially true if technology is involved, since the law usually lags behind the […]
Bankers get bad headlines everyday
But it turns out they’re your best friends The Small Business Association says that half of new businesses survive five years or more, and only one-third make it to the 10-year mark. The threats are real and one need only start and grow a business to face the usual perils: cash shortages, expanding payroll demands, staff turnover, […]
Chanda Plan opens Center for Health
Facility creates community for those with disabilities When Brent Combs first started visiting the Chanda Plan Foundation in 2013, it was to receive massage and acupuncture to help him with his pain. But it wasn’t long before he found a new community to grow with there. “At the Chanda Plan, they focus on the disabled […]
I Love You, says Gene Simmons
What, aside from words and logos, can be trademarked? Gene Simmons (of the rock band, “Kiss,” fame) recently filed a trademark application for the registration of a variation of the “devil horns” hand gesture, and it has caused some uproar in the music community among fans and fellow metal musicians. Can Gene Simmons trademark a […]