Gettysburg, Pa (February 12, 2023)—On March 1, 2023, Monica E. Oss, Founder and Chief Executive Officer for OPEN MINDS, will present to the executive attendees of the mhca at the 2023 Winter Conference & Annual Meeting in Clearwater Beach, Florida. The session, “Ten Trends You Can’t Ignore – Behavioral Health Services & The Changing Health & Human Service Landscape”, will begin at 10:00 am. The conference will take place at the Opal Sands Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida, from February 28 through March 2.

Ms. Oss will provide an update on the new market data that is reshaping the field—and the emerging opportunities for specialty provider organizations. Changing public policy, new legislation, new models for health plan service delivery and new competition have changed how behavioral health services are delivered. Specialty provider organizations need to consider new business models for growth and sustainability. During this two-hour session, Ms. Oss will share her strategic insights into the current market trends and how executive teams can develop new strategies for success.

For over three decades OPEN MINDS founder and CEO, Monica E. Oss, M.S., has served as executive editor of content and executive lead on consulting engagements, leading the OPEN MINDS team and its research on health and human service market trends and its national consulting practice. Known for her numerous books and articles focused on the strategic and marketing implications of the evolving health and human service field—and its focus on the verticals of the field serving consumers with chronic conditions and complex support needs, Ms. Oss has been the keynote speaker at national associations conferences and has been published in a wide range of professional journals and trade publications. She has provided Congressional and state legislative testimony on issues as diverse as the financial impact of parity and payer medication access policies.

Ms. Oss has extensive experience developing and implementing growth strategies with an expertise in industry trend analysis, reimbursement and rate setting, and creating actionable plans for market success. In her role, she has led numerous engagements with state Medicaid plans, county governments, private insurers and health plans, service provider organizations, technology vendors, neurotechnology and pharmaceutical organizations, and investment banking firms—with a focus on the implications of financing changes on delivery system design.

Organizations interested in having Ms. Oss speak should contact Catherine Glass at or call 717-334-1329.

OPEN MINDS is a national market intelligence, management consulting, and marketing services firm specializing exclusively in the markets of the health and human service field that serve consumers with chronic conditions and complex support needs. OPEN MINDS mission is to provide payers, service provider organizations, and technology and scientific firms that serve these consumers with the market and management knowledge needed to improve their organizational efficiency and effectiveness.

About mhca
mhca is a national association of innovative, entrepreneurial behavioral healthcare organizations focused on the development of C-suite executives by enhancing leadership and strategic connections. mhca exists to equip and empower behavioral health leaders to rise to the challenges presented by a transforming healthcare delivery system. We value excellence, collaboration and innovation and actively seek out organizations and leaders exemplifying these characteristics for potential membership.

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