Media Mentions

Worcester Telegram quotes David Williams about Optum’s takeover of Reliant

Reliant –formerly Fallon Clinic– has 2600 employees and is almost 90 years old. Optum is purchasing them. Here’s what David Williams told the  Worcester Telegram: “A lot of these systems are under strain,” said David E. Williams, president of the Health Business Group, a Boston-based consulting firm. “I think what you’re seeing at the same Read More

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Boston Business Journal quotes David Williams on BI/Lahey merger

The Boston Business Journal interviewed David Williams about the merger of Beth Israel Deaconess, Lahey Health, New England Baptist, Mount Auburn and Anna Jacques, specifically a letter written by Attorney General Maura Healey. Health care expert David Williams said the attorney general’s early involvement could speed up the overall review, but may also mean that conditions imposed Read More

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Chief Executive reports David Williams’ comments on Athenahealth CEO departure

Jonathan Bush was forced out of his leadership role at Athenahealth. Chief Executive ran a story on how other CEOs can avoid a similar fate. In both cases, Sonnenfeld says the boards didn’t have the fortitude to stand up to the attacks. David E. Williams, president, Health Business Group in Boston, similarly seen this scenario play Read More

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Boston Globe and Boston Herald quote David Williams on Harvard Pilgrim CEO departure

Boston Globe: In a sudden departure, Harvard Pilgrim CEO resigns amid questions about his behavior Harvard Pilgrim and Partners each said Tuesday that Schultz’s resignation does not affect their discussions about a possible merger. But David E. Williams, a Boston health care consultant, predicted the leadership change at Harvard Pilgrim would slow any other major Read More

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Boston Globe reports David Williams comments on Partners/Harvard Pilgrim merger

The Boston Globe (Experts puzzle over Partners-Harvard Pilgrim merger talks) quoted David Williams in its front page story. “My guess is that regulators would not like this,” said David E. Williams, president of the Boston consulting firm Health Business Group. “There’s no compelling logic for a merger here. There would be a lot of resistance Read More

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Q-Centrix released a research report on the clinical registry

Q-Centrix released a research report on the clinical registry market, which was researched by Health Business Group.

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Steward Healthcare took control of IASIS Healthcare. David

Steward Healthcare took control of IASIS Healthcare. David Williams is quoted in the Boston Globe.

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Partners HealthCare announced its plan to acquire Care New

Partners HealthCare announced its plan to acquire Care New England in Rhode Island. The
Boston Globe and Providence Journal quoted David.

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Press Releases

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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