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City Life

How Penn, Comcast, Wawa and Vanguard Are Dealing With the Coronavirus

As the coronavirus continues to spread, we reached out to some of the Philadelphia area’s biggest employers to find out what they are doing to […]

NextHealth PHL

Philadelphia’s Citywide Innovation Fest to Return for a Second Year

B.PHL, the citywide innovation festival that attracted thousands of attendees to more than 200 events in its inaugural year, is coming back this fall. This […]

Be Well Philly

We Hosted Our First-Ever “Be Well in the Burbs” Event with Triyo Fitness

Our Be Well Philly fam met for a killer workout last month — in KOP! In February, we launched our new series Be Well in […]

Be Well Philly

Your Broad Street Run Training Plan for Running a 10-Miler in 10 Weeks

Cory Smith, a Philadelphia-based running coach, shares his expert advice for Blue Cross Broad Street Run as an American Cancer Society DetermiNation running coach; founder of Run Your […]

NextHealth PHL

5 Predictions for Philadelphia’s Cell and Gene Therapy Sector in 2020

It’s been one year since the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, through its CEO Council for Growth and with its partners and collaborators, formally […]

NextHealth PHL

Inside Philadelphia’s New Innovation Festival

Philadelphia is getting a new citywide special — spoiler: it does not include a PBR. This week, city leaders announced B.PHL, Philadelphia’s first citywide innovation […]

Be Well Philly

Our Latest BWP Underground Event Featured a Boot Camp Workout at Bok Bar

ICYMI, Be Well Philly Underground is BACK for the fall season. BWP Underground is our monthly, FREE (!), pop-up workout series, through which we host […]

Business

Independence Blue Cross Announces Big Drops in Opioid Prescriptions and Use Among Members

Independence Blue Cross says it’s making headway in fighting the opioid crisis. The insurer’s efforts over the last four years have led to a dramatic […]

Be Well Philly

You Can Now Submit Nominations for the Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge

For our seventh year running, we’re on the hunt for Philadelphia’s Health Heroes— the people who are going above and beyond to make our city […]

Business

Here’s Why Independence and Comcast Are Launching a Health Care Venture Together

As health care spending continues to represent an excessively large part of our country’s economy, the push for innovation in the space dominated by an […]

Business

VitalTrax’s Clinical Trial App Has Hit the Market

VitalTrax — the clinical software platform that connects patients to clinical trials — just hit another major milestone. On Wednesday, the startup announced that its clinical […]

Business

These Innovators Won Big at the 2017 PACT Enterprise Awards

On Thursday night, the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT), held their 24th Annual Enterprise Awards. The event, sponsored by Fairmount Partners, honored eleven […]

City Life

Center City Residents Association Drops Protest of Digital Billboard

The Center City Residents Association has agreed to abandon its protest of a digital billboard proposed to span the façade of the former Philadelphia Stock […]

Business

VitalTrax Scores First Cut of $6 Million Philly Digital Health Fund

Clinical trial software platform VitalTrax just became the first startup to dip into the $6 million digital health funding initiative launched by Safeguard Scientifics, Ben […]

Business

Q&A: Healthcare IT to Enter an Intense Period of Innovation in Philly

Last week, three of the Philadelphia region’s biggest players made a major announcement at PSL’s Founder Factory. Philly’s veteran venture firm, Safeguard Scientifics; Independence Health Group, the parent […]