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Health Business Group is a leading healthcare business consulting firm advising companies, non-profits and investors in healthcare services, health information technology, and pharmaceutical services. Our client service professionals average more than 15 years of healthcare strategy consulting, industry and start-up experience. We are passionate about helping our clients succeed.

Case Studies

Medicaid Buy-In: A sensible approach for coverage and cost

The term ‘Medicare for All’ is being bandied about as the campaign for the Democratic Presidential nomination gets underway. Declared and potential candidates are warming to the idea. It’s easy to see why: After years of trying to defend complex, compromised Obamacare from GOP rhetorical attacks and legislative and administrative undermining, Democrats are going with Read More

MHQP shines a light on MassHealth patient experience

For many years Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP) has collected and published information on the patient experience of care in Massachusetts. The outputs have been revealing and very helpful for physician groups seeking to improve and for patients trying to identify the best places to receive care. But Medicaid (aka MassHealth) patients have never been Read More

Will single-payer go mainstream in 2019?

I have long predicted (Goodbye Obamacare? More like hello single payer) that if the GOP succeeds in undermining the Affordable Care Act it could hasten the move toward single-payer. Well, the undermining has been reasonably successful. And I think 2019 will shape up as the year that formerly taboo proposals like single payer health insurance Read More

Consultant Profiles

David E. Williams

David E. Williams is President of the Health Business Group, a consulting firm that helps technology-enabled healthcare, medical device and pharmaceutical companies develop and execute innovative business strategies.

Karen Donovan

Karen Donovan has held several senior strategic and operating roles at healthcare services, healthcare software, and consulting firms.

Trevor McCaw

Trevor McCaw is an experienced consultant, entrepreneur and Fortune 500 manager, with substantial expertise in healthcare services, information technology and medical devices.

John Seus

John Seus has 20 years of healthcare industry and consulting experience. He started his career in pharmaceutical R&D at Procter & Gamble.

Dan Segal

Dan Segal was a co-founder of Brain Resource Ltd, an ASX/OTC listed neuroscience company, and was a Board member and its COO/CFO for the last 15 years.

Tracy Weber

Tracy Weber joined Health Business Group (HBG) in 2011 and has 20+ years of strategic and operational experience.  For 15 years, she has worked as a strategy consultant serving clients in the healthcare, technology, and private equity sectors.  Earlier, she worked at Fortune 500 technology companies.

Mack Amaker

Mack Amaker has provided and directed business process and technical consulting services for more than 20 years.

Serban Georgescu, MD

Serban is a physician entrepreneur with extensive experience in medical device / healthcare IT start-ups and a strong clinical and research background.

Claudia Palme

Claudia Palme is a senior advisor in the global Life Sciences and Health Care industry, based in Dubai, UAE. Her engagements focus on new business models, emerging markets’ expansion in the Middle East and Africa, growth and restructuring strategy, European and MEA market access and investment advisory.

Eric Zimmerman

Eric Zimmerman has 20+ years of experience in the design and commercialization of digital health and live solutions for leading population health, patient engagement and care collaboration companies, Eric has held leadership positions at RedBrick, Mirixa, RelayHealth, Medscape and J&J.

Health Business Blog

Social network for cancer patients: Interview with Belong’s CTO Irad Deutsch

Belong.life bills itself as the largest social network for cancer patients and caregivers. With over 100,000 participants, Belong is approaching the scale at which it can generate meaningful insights, and leverage machine learning and artificial intelligence to create a “hyper-personalized” experience. I spoke recently with Irad Deutsch, Chief Technology Officer. He described how his personal experience Read More

Getting a handle on health insurance data: Podcast with Vericred CEO Mike Levin

A huge ecosystem of technology companies has sprung up with tools to shop for health insurance, search drug coverage, administer HR and benefit plans, make physician appointments and more. They all need accurate, accessible, and detailed data on topics such as health plan design and rates, provider network participation and drug formularies in order to Read More

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Home health: Opportunities for ACOs, health plans and investors

Health Business Group clients and consultants present an insightful webinar on the strategic potential of home care.

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