Skip to main content

OPEN MINDS

Improving complex health care systems through information, education, and strategic guidance.

Learn More

Expertise Areas

For over thirty years, OPEN MINDS has been singularly focused on the sectors of the health and human service field serving complex consumers. Click to learn more about our specific expertise and experience in your market.

Services & Solutions

Our team's unique expertise and C-Level experience differentiates OPEN MINDS from others in the field. Click to learn how our award-winning services and solutions can support your organization's goals.



OPEN MINDS is a national leader in market intelligence and management best practices focused on organizations serving consumers with chronic conditions and complex needs. Our unique approach is based on focus and synergy:

First, we stay exclusively focused on a very specific set of domains in the health and human service field - mental health, addiction treatment, chronic disease management, intellectual and developmental disabilities services, disability supports and long-term care, children's services, juvenile justice, corrections health care, and social services. We have deep knowledge of these market areas - and the $860 billion in spending in each.

Second, our unique structure and variety of services fosters a unique synergy between market intelligence and tradecraft. Our team is research-based at its core – with 40+ team members dedicated to tracking every market development, government contract, legislative change, payer, and provider organization in the field. We combine this wealth of market research with a national team of seasoned executives, subject matter experts, and strategic analysts with 'on-the-ground' management experience to provide real-world insights and solutions to the organizations we support.

For over three decades, OPEN MINDS has been the 'bridge to business success' for thousands of organizations in health and human services. We understand and interpret the implications of changing policy and changing science - and how to navigate and leverage those changes for organizational sustainability and success. Learn more about how we can help your organization by using the buttons below:

The Latest From OPEN MINDS

  • Are You Negotiating (Or Gambling) With Health Plans?
    By Monica E. Oss 02/19/2020


    Lyrics from “The Gambler” by Kenny Rogers (“You’ve got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em, know when to walk away, know when to run”) ran through my head as I talked with OPEN MINDS team members about the How To Build Value-Based Payer Partnerships: An OPEN MINDS Executive Seminar On Best Practices In Marketing, Negotiating & Contracting With Health Plans led by OPEN MINDS Senior Associate Paul M. Duck during The 2020 OPEN MINDS Performance Management Institute last week in Clearwater. Our big takeaway—health and human service executives need to boost their negotiating skills to succeed in the new world of payers and health plan contracts. Macro-level changes are reshaping relationships. For example, there’s more value-based contracting (see Where Are We On The Road To Value? The 2020 OPEN MINDS…
    Read More

Login to access The OPEN MINDS Circle Library. Not a member? Create your free account now!

Close

Support Request

Need help now?

Call our toll-free phone number 877-350-6463