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2019 is the Year of the Startup IPO: How Not to Get Gored by a Unicorn

January 16, 2019 [caption id="attachment_52163" align="alignleft" width="300"] Source: The Street[/caption] #GoredByAUnicorn 2019 is the year of the venture capital (VC) funded startup IPO (initial public offering). The goal of any privately funded startup is to either get acquire by an conglomerate or to IPO, which is the first...

Sackless SEC Cuts Sweetheart Deal with Slimy Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes

March 14, 2018 [caption id="attachment_51874" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Theranos is a venture capital-funded, privately held startup.[/caption] Today it was announced the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) cut a deal with Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes. There is only one way returning shares of (worthless) stock, paying a $500,000 fine and...

ICD-Oh I Don’t Know-Codes!

Americans spend $2.8 trillion each year on medical care.* ICD codes are how hospitals and healthcare providers get paid.  ICD-9 codes, of which there are 14,000 codes, have been a standard within the American healthcare system for decades.  The new roll out of the ICD-10 codes, of...