Economic Development Week Column: New Orleans Has the Right Playbook to Win in Inclusive Diversity

diversity As New Orleans celebrates her 300th birthday, those who love the city are asking questions about what it will take for the next 300 years to be New Orleans’ best years. Central to addressing that question is determining what kind of economy our city will have. Further, will that economy work for all New Orleanians, independent of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation or birth ward?
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Alertgy wins NOLA Health Innovators Challenge Diabetes Pitch Competition

AlertgyBlue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and Ochsner Health System Award $36,000 in Funding at NOLAHI Finale

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA) joined Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and Ochsner Health System to present Alertgy with $36,000 on Tuesday as part of the inaugural New Orleans Health Innovators Challenge. Alertgy will now work within the New Orleans medical community to further develop its solution – a wearable, noninvasive, real-time blood glucose monitoring and alert system that works with a smartphone application. 

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