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Think in New Business Models

You might should look into other industries and see what kind of business models are used there which provide a long term effect.

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How does your research relate to the Challenge?

I am just student for business innovation and wanted to try out one co innovation platform. In our study research we try to use business models from a specific industry for an totally different industry.

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So one of the main problems of this challenge is that there is no time available for a further consultation by the doctor who takes care after the first fracture but doesn't search for the reason of this problem. In my opinion there should exist an independent department for cause research of unexpected fractures. This department should be based on a freemium model in kind of that everybody who experienced such a fracture has the right for one free consultation. This free consultations should be financed by a foundation. If the patient requires one more consultation this should be financed by themselves or their insurance.

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Thanks Giana Tongi for sharing your insights in the Research Phase! What ideas did your findings spark? Now is the time to share them in the Ideas Phase!

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