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DEPARTMENTS
BOARDROOM BRIEFS
  • Lakeshore Public Radio names James Muhammad president and CEO
  • How Millennials plan to save the world
  • Indy Chamber names Herd ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’
  • Samuel Adams packaging features tortilla maker
  • Beauty Supply Institute provides opportunities to aspiring beauty entrepreneurs
  • Development center honors Northwest Indiana businesses
  • Big chairs have huge impact on ego
REGIONAL SPOTLIGHT
  • Bouncing back / Northeast Indiana counties concentrate on workforce development
  • Close Up / Ligonier’s majority Hispanic residents spice up the community
STARTUP
  • Virtual mirror / Ditto’s site allows online eyeg lass buyers to try before they buy
SKILL SET
  • Taming your tongue / 5 reasons the office is neither the time nor place for profanity
HOOSIER MARKETPLACE
  • How sweet it is / STOCK UP ON INDIANA-MADE MARSHMALLOWS, WINE AND COOKIES FOR YOUR VALENTINE
TECH TALK
  • Desktop devices / THE LATEST GADGETS CAN ENHANCE PRODUCTIvITY OF GROUPS AND INDIVIDUALS
COLUMNISTS
Scaling your business Technology investment enhances consumer relevance

Though small businesses are painted as the backbone of the U.S. economy, advances in technology allow larger corporations to increasingly engage and retain the mindshare of consumers. ...

Health reform Affordable Care Act rewards wellness, prevention

The Affordable Care Act promises to extend access to coverage to 30 million more Americans by 2022. While much of the focus of the Affordable Care Act is on the expansion of coverage, one of the most important aspects of health reform is the ...

MDwise
FEATURES
Steel Magnolia
FAIRNESS DRIVES PEGGY WELCH’S

ADVOCACY OF MEDICAL DEVICE INDUSTRY

Peggy M. Welch hurries into the Bloomington gym for her exercise class and runs into Dan Peterson, vice president of Industry & Government Affairs for Cook Medical.

On any other day, Peggy Welch said, she and Peterson would work out in the mornings, so it was unlikely they would run into one another on a chilly December 2012 evening.

Dining with champions
IMBM CELEBRATES 16 DIVERSITY LEADERS FROM THROUGHOUT THE STATE

Sidney Eskenazi remembers what it was like growing up on the Southside of Indianapolis during the Great Depression, when many families struggled to make basic ends meet.

PRESIDENT'S PAGE
A new year, a new IMBM

The start of a new year always seems to bring about a sense of motivation that is seemingly inexplicable. Perhaps it is the aftermath of the holiday cheer that inspires us to do more, or maybe it is simply the newness that comes with January. Either way, the start of a new year is the most common time people institute change in their lives.

ALL ABOUT THE ACA
On the sidelines
Indiana thumbs nose at federal funds for Medicaid expansion

As originally written, the Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare, required each state to participate fully in each of its provisions, including the expansion of Medicaid. However, the U.S. ...

Obama’s Legacy
ACA WILL LIKELY MAKE 44TH PRESIDENT A HOUSEHOLD NAME FOR DECADES TO COME

In early fall, late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel sent a camera crew onto Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles to see just how much people knew about the Aff ordable Care Act. Nearly all said they didn’t ...

Medical devices
Controversial excise tax may shift manufacture overseas

In October, as the nation’s attention focused on U.S. House Republicans’ demands to defund the Affordable Care Act, Gov. Mike Pence catapulted Indiana’s little-known medical device...

Winners and losers
See who comes out ahead because of the Affordable Care Act

Though it’s in its early days, the Affordable Care Act already has generated the winners and losers.

The bottom line
10 consumer-friendly provisions characterize the Affordable Care Act

One of the most controversial topics involving our government over the last few years has been passage and implementation of the Affordable...

Opting out
Some businesses prefer private exchanges or cost -sharing ministries

In looking for ways to minimize financial and administrative risk or to be true to their religious beliefs, many businesses are developing or...

Education and Training
Navigators and health care professionals will be needed to support the ACA

Insurance navigator Martin D. Goens Sr. answers his cell phone for a third time in 30 minutes.

“How are you doing?” he asks.

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