OPEN MINDS

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

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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

  • The Innovation Conundrum
    By Monica E. Oss 06/15/2021


    Our team just wrapped our first full day of the 2021 OPEN MINDS Strategy & Innovation Institute, with more than 750 registrants and 50+ faculty members. The focus couldn’t be more timely—every executive team needs to build and maintain the portfolio of services that maximizes mission impact while also achieving financial sustainability. The question is how to do that. But the portfolio management issue is a conundrum for every organization. As I pointed out during my opening remarks today (see The 2021 OPEN MINDS National Innovation Survey: Innovation Adoption Among Specialty Provider Organizations), the “business as usual” approach to service lines is a strategy that brings with it the likelihood of a smaller organization with slimmer margins—due to shrinking demand and lower price points. And, there are more reasons—most ‘therapies’ are moving to some form of virtual care (psychotherapy, physical therapy, speech therapy,…
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