sponsored by IBM Line of Business
Posted:  22 Feb 2008
Published:  01 Jan 2007
Format:  PDF
Length:  24  Page(s)
Type:  White Paper
Language:  English
The U.S. healthcare system is on an unsustainable path that will force its transformation. Health plan providers must help shape and lead the healthcare transformation or risk being marginalized. Read "Healthcare 2015 and U.S. health plans: New roles, new competencies" to learn about these challenges as well as IBM's recommendations for health plans to thrive in a much different future environment.


Jim Adams
Executive Director of Healthcare Management ,  IBM
Jim Adams is Executive Director of the IBM Center for Healthcare Management, focused on global thought leadership for healthcare. Prior to joining IBM, Mr. Adams was a senior leader at Gartner, Inc. and has served as CEO, CFO and CIO, working in multiple industries. Mr. Adams currently serves as co-chair of the Technology Leadership Committee of National Alliance for Health Information Technology (the Alliance), serves on advisory boards for healthcare organizations, and is a frequent speaker on the future of healthcare and related topics.

Barbara A. Archbold
Partner and Leads the U.S. Health Plan Practice ,  IBM
Barbara A. Archbold is a Partner and leads the U.S. Health Plan practice in IBM Global Business Services. She previously served as the Practice Leader for the IBM Healthcare Strategy and Change Consulting organization in the U.S., specializing in business transformation and leading companies in updating their business and information strategies.

Edgar L. Mounib
Healthcare Lead ,  IBM
Edgar L. Mounib is the Healthcare Lead for the IBM Institute for Business Value. He manages the team’s strategy-oriented research, exploring pressing issues facing healthcare systems and stakeholders. Mr. Mounib has 15 years’ experience in healthcare (providers and payers) and public health.

David New
Business Development Executive ,  IBM
David New is a Business Development Executive with IBM Global Business Services. He has 24 years of experience in sales and marketing positions, 17 of which has been spent working with payers and providers to develop strong relationships around transformational projects. He has led efforts to create a sales organization to develop new business with healthcare companies.

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