States face unprecedented challenges when it comes to health equity and cost. We bring experience and evidence-based research to create solutions that are socially just and fiscally responsible.
We specialize in helping state health agencies create and implement solutions to address health disparities and rising costs, particularly due to chronic conditions. Results of our work can be seen from California and Texas to Minnesota and Maine. What sets us apart? Many of us are former state health administrators and program directors. We understand the challenges states face, and work every day to achieve better outcomes.
Rick manages the development of highly technical health care software systems that support disease reporting, syndromic surveillance, public health registries, and other functions. Rick holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in computer science from the University of Michigan and Oakland University, respectively.
Linnea is a former WIC program director of California, and has since dedicated her career to helping federal, state, and local nutrition and food assistance agencies develop and implement strategies that strengthen their programs. She is a registered dietitian and holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of California at Berkeley.