Healthcare predictions for 2022

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Regenerative medicine roundtable with Axogen and Athersys

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How to get the most out of expert interviews. Five tips to ensure success

Investors and management consultants often use expert network companies like GLG, Guidepoint, Zintro and Techspert to arrange interviews with subject matter experts. These interviews can be valuable, but it all depends on how well they’re conducted and leveraged. In this episode of the HealthBiz podcast, my long-time Health Business Group colleague Karen Donovan and I Read More

Business Plan For Seed Stage Telemedicine Company

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.

Enterprise Pricing Strategy For Health It Vendor

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.

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.

Jerome Meier

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

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.

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.

Heidi Schwartz

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

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

Patrick Kager

Patrick Kager works with pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and healthcare organizations. He previously worked for Deloitte and The Boston Consulting Group.

Health Business Blog

Interview with Congruity CEO Justin Davis

Congruity Health CEO Justin Davis started his career as a math teacher and football coach before moving into healthcare –where he still uses math and football strategy! In this episode of the HealthBiz podcast, Justin shares how Congruity leverages technology to help telemedicine companies identify the right interventions at the right time for the right Read More

Interview with epocrates General Manager Diane Bartoli

Epocrates General Manager Diane Bartoli’s background is a little different from most of my guests. She majored in English and most of her career has been in publishing, with stints at Random House, Elsevier and Amazon’s Kindle before joining athenahealth to lead its epocrates business. I’ve followed epocrates for decades –since they started out as Read More

Interview with Seqster CEO Ardy Arianpour

Ardy Arianpour arrived in San Diego as a six year old immigrant from the Middle East and didn’t waste time getting going. By 16 he was working at the Salk Institute and after college pursued a series of sales and marketing roles, even finding time to get involved in a landmark gene patent lawsuit at Read More


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