In the guest chair:
Our Medical Expert Contributor, Dr. Gez Agolli was in the studio today to talk about Ebola and how the country and CDC are handling it.
We also talked about medicine as a business and discussed the idea of corporate culture and core values in medical practices. Dr. Agolli says without those things, the patients are not getting the best possible care.
In the headlines:
- Pepsi is (ahem) following in Coke’s footsteps and launching a brand new drink only on Amazon.com.
- The recently retired Yankees superstar Derek Jeter is now officially a blogger. Part of his motivation… a little bit of distrust of the traditional media.
- Georgia Tech will become the first university to accept bitcoin as payment for stadium concessions, student dining and shopping,
- Antico Pizza – a local Atlanta pizza place that has gotten national recognition for it’s amazing pizza, is now getting a different kind of nation attention. The bad kind. They are under investigation by the US DOL for running a sweatshop.
- In happier Atlanta business news, local brewer Second Self Beer which plans to open its Westside brewery to the public in November, released four flagship beers, this week at a handful of Atlanta restaurants.
- And Warren Buffet isn’t worried about ride-sharing taking over the world. He’s betting big on cars.
Join us on the second Monday of every month at 7:30PM for The Dana Barrett Show Business Book Club.
Each month we’ll be discussing a different business book over some yummy (complimentary) appetizers at South City Kitchen Vinings. This month’s book is: DELIVERING HAPPINESS by Tony Hsieh – and the meeting is Monday October 13th. Everyone is welcome – but we only have room for 20, so register now!