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Free drug coverage makes Canadian debut

I’ve always scratched my head at this– Canadians are offered free medical care without being offered free prescription drugs to go with it. It doesn’t More...

Nurturing a Life Science Ecosystem for Job Creation and Economic Development in Palm Beach County

The Business Development Board’s Life Science Advisory Council (LSAC) serves as the oversight group of leaders responsible for the execution of the 2016 Palm Beach More...

Best degrees to get a job are in health, engineering: Workopolis study

Linda Nguyen at the Huffington Post Canada takes a look at the findings of a new Workopolis study. The study found that Canadian nursing and pharmacy students are More...

Economic geography of eds and meds

Richard Florida recently wrote and interesting discussion about the focus of  “eds and meds” in economic development. Jim Russell at the Sustainable Cities Collective takes another look More...

Where ‘eds and meds’ industries could become a liability

Health care and education, otherwise known as the “eds and meds” industries, are attractive targets for economic development, particularly in communities shifting away from a More...

It’s now a lot easier for 1.5 million people to quit their jobs and become entrepreneurs

Jessica Leber at Fast Company takes a look at the potential positive impact of the Affordable Care Act (or “Obamacare”) on entrepreneurs in the United States. The government-run insurance More...

Is healthcare part of the facility location decision?

Labor costs are always a top factor in any site-selection decision. Not only are they typically the largest operational expense, they are also a long-term More...