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.
Two leading Silicon Valley venture capital funds were incubating a seed stage telemedicine company that proposed to leverage nurse practitioners as an alternative for certain primary care conditions. The investors sought out Health Business Group to assist in understanding the market landscape and segmenting prospective customers.
A health information technology company had achieved strong market penetration with hospitals, health systems and individual healthcare professionals. However, advances in technology and computer networks, consolidation of the provider market, and the company’s lack of a comprehensive pricing strategy had created challenges.
The client began as a contract sales organization serving large pharmaceutical companies. Market dynamics had been deteriorating as the pharmaceutical industry as a whole began to reduce the size of its sales force and as large customers started negotiating more aggressively.
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 has held several senior strategic and operating roles at healthcare services, healthcare software, and consulting firms.
Jerome Meier has had a number of senior strategic and operating roles in international business. He began his career with Dupont as a Process & Product Development Engineer supporting a new Composites Development Center in Europe.
John Seus has 20 years of healthcare industry and consulting experience. He started his career in pharmaceutical R&D at Procter & Gamble.
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 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 has provided and directed business process and technical consulting services for more than 20 years.
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.
Heidi Schwartz has experience conducting research with education and healthcare consumers, providers, and organizations. She started her career in pharmaceutical market research with Strategic Marketing Corporation.
Trevor McCaw is an experienced consultant, entrepreneur and Fortune 500 manager, with substantial expertise in healthcare services, information technology and medical devices.
Patrick Kager works with pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and healthcare organizations. He previously worked for Deloitte and The Boston Consulting Group.
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