Without the voices and buy-in from different communities, our morning commutes would be even more chaotic. What lessons can health care leaders learn from this? It is the morning rush hour in Washington D.C., and traffic is at a standstill. As I sit there on my morning commute, I consider my daily to-do list and […]
A New Series from HCM Strategists HCM Strategists recently embarked on our second decade of work to help clients define and advance effective education and health care policies that serve the people who stand to benefit the most. We founded our firm on the belief that everyone deserves access to high-quality education and health care […]
Promising Policy: Driving Better Outcomes and Equity in Education Propelling more Americans toward postsecondary credentials of value must continue to be a priority for states nationwide. While obtaining a credential of value provides benefits for all students, significant benefits accrue to those from traditionally underserved and underrepresented populations. Postsecondary attainment is a powerful tool that […]
To Fight the Opioid Epidemic and Protect Women’s Health, We Need All Tools in the Toolkit, and that Includes a Strong Title X Program This Woman’s History Month, we want to highlight a public health program that throughout its history has played a key role in giving women a critically important entry point into the […]
Best Practices for Reaching, Educating and Engaging Diverse Communities in Clinical Trials through Strategic Partnerships There is a lot of buzz around patient engagement and what it means to have patients as partners. These conversations usually involve patients, the organizations that serve and represent them, and industry. Topics are focused on ways to ensure that […]
Bobby Clark is a principal of HCM Strategists’ Health Innovation Team, and a recognized leader on U.S. health policy. He currently advises organizations on how to navigate shifting trends in the U.S. health marketplace, as well as the policy and political landscape. Bobby is also working to pilot a new public sector management practice at […]
I am typically not a fan of self-congratulation, but when reflecting on 2018, I end the year feeling more hopeful than I started it. HCM Strategists, an organization I founded with Kristin Hultquist and Michael Manganiello, turned 10 this year and has grown from three people hanging out in my living room to a company with […]
Lessons from the midterms and a Federal and State Outlook for Postsecondary Education: While Congress races to finish business during the lame duck session, there is quiet and sure momentum at both levels of government and across parties to help more adults get the postsecondary skills they need to survive in today’s economy. Earlier this month, […]
Is your state working to help more people earn college credentials? Perhaps someone you know dreams of going back to college to finally earn that degree. A sampling of recent headlines from across the country suggests we might be reaching critical mass on the issue.
When I reached out to a leading clinician in the field for some guidance and advice – which he provided – he put it diplomatically, “treating IBD is as much about art as it is about science.” I knew this already, but it didn’t make it any easier to hear it from a leading expert. I learned early after her diagnosis that there was no handbook.