Linc Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer
Consumers are increasingly responsible for navigating their own health care—but information is often hard to find and difficult to understand.
How can we improve access to health care information for vulnerable populations?
Health care reimbursement policies are changing to reward providers for quality and efficiency.
How can we make it easier for providers to develop new skills and employ new strategies to successfully navigate this transition?
One of our country’s greatest challenges is reducing the disparity in health status of its racial and ethnic minority, rural, low-income, and other underserved populations.
How do we produce increased engagement and awareness of minority health and health disparities?
Pregnancy complications such as unwarranted C-sections, premature births, and low-birth weight babies have significant societal and financial costs.
How can we create a payment model to address structural issues related to maternity care and improve outcomes for mothers and babies?
Clinical trial research teams often do not plan through the operational details of their studies during the research proposal phase, which has a significant impact on a research team’s ability to initiate their study and meet timelines.
How do we support these research teams so they are able to efficiently and effectively conduct life-improving clinical trials?
Childhood dental disease is the most prevalent chronic condition among children in the U.S. And it is preventable.
How do we ensure more children receive the preventive care they need, and that medical and dental providers are equipped to deliver it?
Stress, trauma, and social determinants affect underserved communities across the country, contributing to health disparities.
Considering these challenges, how do we help these communities access substance use disorder recovery services?