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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:

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  • Inventor, Innovator, Or Entrepreneur?
    By Monica E. Oss 01/16/2021

    Invention = The creation of something new. Innovation = The creation and development of a new product, process, or service, with the aim of improving efficiency, effectiveness, or competitive advantage- but not focused on financial viability. Entrepreneurship/Intrapreneurship = The evolution of innovation into a financially viable going concern… Innovation and entrepreneurship are going to be critical skills this year. Why? Because the marketshare and financial viability of traditional services are eroding as the preference for the integrated, the virtual, and the value-based increases. Developing new services (or reformulation of current services) is critical to future financial viability. But most health care organizations are good at invention but not at innovation. They have creative managers who are good at coming with new ideas but that is not enough. Invention needs to become innovation—the new idea attached to a measured improvement with a proof of concept. And from there,…
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