Media Mentions

Boston Business Journal quotes David Williams on possible Optum Atrius Health deal

The Boston Business Journal quoted David Williams about Optum’s rumored interest in purchasing Atrius Health. (Atrius Health, state’s largest independent physician group, is in acquisition talks) “As a physician-led organization, Atrius can make a strong impact on healthcare quality and cost,” said David Williams, president of the Health Business Group, a Boston-based consulting firm. “But Read More

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Boston Globe quotes David Williams on slow COVID-19 vaccination in the US

David Williams was quoted in the Boston Globe (Biden, public health critics slam slower-than-promised pace of US COVID-19 vaccination rollout. “This should be D-Day right now,” said one expert. But it’s not.) “Speed is what matters,” said David Williams, president of Health Business Group, a Boston management consulting firm. “This should be D-Day right now. Read More

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Investor’s Business Daily quotes David Williams about Amazon in healthcare

Investor’s Business Daily is out with a comprehensive and timely piece on Amazon’s bold moves in healthcare (Amazon’s Health Care Push Could Be Its Next Big Market Disruption). Even though Amazon has been weighing on the fortunes of traditional healthcare players for some time, the recent Amazon pharmacy announcement still shook up the market, driving Read More

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Boston Globe quotes David Williams on BI Lahey purchase of Joslin Diabetes

Diabetes is a costly illness that affects tens of millions of Americans. Joslin Diabetes Center is a world renowned specialist located in the heart of Boston’s Longwood Medical Center. It seems like it should be booming, but in fact diabetes treatment is not a great business and Joslin has not had strong financial performance. Cancer, Read More

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Reader’s Digest quotes David Williams about the urban future

Reader’s Digest (20 Ways City Life Could Change Forever After Coronavirus) featured David Williams in an article speculating about how city life will change after COVID-19. After the September 11th attacks, physical security became an immediate priority in the United States. There was a visible increase in security measures and personnel in office buildings, throughout Read More

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US News quotes David Williams on impact of pandemic on meat business

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing meat shortages as processing factory workers get sick and supply chains reveal their fragility. US News & World Report quoted David Williams in One Clear Winner of the Processed Meat Shortage: David Williams, president of Health Business Group, expects the bottleneck at beef packing facilities to last for some time Read More

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Observer quotes David Williams on Tesla’s prospects during pandemic

Car sales are plummeting around the globe, yet Tesla sales –and its stock– are holding up for now.  It’s not exactly a healthcare story, but the Observer cited David Williams as a source anyway, in Tesla Seems Immune to Coronavirus’ Blow to Automobile Sales –But Is It? “Although Tesla is not completely insulated from the Read More

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Lifespan blames Medicare for its troubles. David Williams is quoted in the Boston Globe

Rhode Island’s hospital industry is troubled. The largest system, Lifespan is losing a key executive and just announced a major financial loss. When the company, which is also the state’s largest private employer, blamed its losses on Medicare cuts, the Boston Globe (R.I. Hospital president to leave as Lifespan announces losses, offers early retirements) called Read More

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Press Releases

Health Business Group Launches New Podcast: HealthBiz with David E. Williams

Weekly show features interviews with healthcare entrepreneurs and experts BOSTON, October 14, 2020 – eTradeWire — Health Business Group (HBG), a healthcare strategy consulting boutique, launched a weekly podcast series titled HealthBiz with David E. Williams. Hosted by HBG’s president, the podcast presents interviews with healthcare business and policy leaders. Williams’ unique interview style fuses deep healthcare insight with Read More

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Joe Avellone (D), Candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, Discusses Healthcare with David E. Williams

Interview on Health Business Blog with Joe Avellone, surgeon and healthcare industry executive is seventh in a series of nine podcasts with candidates for Governor of Massachusetts conducted by healthcare business consultant David E. Williams, president of the Health Business Group.

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Martha Coakley (D), Candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, Discusses Healthcare with David E. Williams

Interview on Health Business Blog with Attorney General Martha Coakley is sixth in a series of nine podcasts with candidates for Governor of Massachusetts conducted by healthcare business consultant David E. Williams, president of the Health Business Group.

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Don Berwick (D), Candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, Discusses Healthcare Policy with David E. Williams

Interview on Health Business Blog with Don Berwick, former head of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is fifth in a series of nine podcasts with candidates for Governor of Massachusetts conducted by healthcare business consultant David E. Williams, president of the Health Business Group.

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Jeff McCormick (I), Massachusetts Candidate for Governor, Discusses Healthcare Policy with David E. Williams

Interview on Health Business Blog with venture capitalist and independent candidate McCormick is fourth in a series of nine podcasts with candidates for Governor of Massachusetts conducted by healthcare business consultant David E. Williams, president of the Health Business Group.

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Evan Falchuk (I), Candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, Discusses Healthcare Policy with David E. Williams

Interview on Health Business Blog with United Independent Party candidate is third in a series of nine podcasts with candidates for Governor of Massachusetts conducted by healthcare business consultant David E. Williams, president of the Health Business Group.

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Mark Fisher (R), Candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, Discusses Healthcare Policy with David E. Williams

Interview on Health Business Blog with Tea Party candidate is second in a series of nine podcasts with candidates for Governor of Massachusetts conducted by healthcare business consultant David E. Williams, president of the Health Business Group.

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Charlie Baker (R), Candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, Discusses Healthcare Policy with David E. Williams

Interview on Health Business Blog with former Harvard Pilgrim CEO is first in a series of nine podcasts with candidates for Governor of Massachusetts conducted by healthcare business consultant David E. Williams, president of the Health Business Group.

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Harvard Pilgrim CEO Eric Schultz Discusses Transparency with Health Business Group’s David Williams

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRLog (Press Release) – May 21, 2013 – BROOKLINE, Mass. — Eric H. Schultz, President & Chief Executive Officer of Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, Inc. recently spoke with the Health Business Blog about price and quality transparency.

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Health Business Blog Celebrates Eighth Birthday

Award-winning weblog by Health Business Group President David E. Williams covers healthcare business and policy every business day. Will cover #HIMSS13 conference this week

March 3, 2013 — The Health Business Blog, the first weblog devoted exclusively to healthcare business and policy, has turned eight years old.

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