Navigant has announced that healthcare futurist Jeff Goldsmith, Ph.D., has joined the firm’s healthcare segment as a national advisor. He will complement the segment’s thought leadership strategy, exploring topics of interest to the C-suite, policy leaders, clinicians and academics as the delivery of healthcare continues to evolve.
Jeff Goldsmith is one of the nation's foremost health industry analysts, specializing in corporate strategy, trend analysis, health policy, and emerging technologies. He works across the health systems, hospitals, health plans, physician groups, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and health manufacturing and distribution sectors and advises senior management and Boards. Goldsmith writes and lectures actively on health policy, financing and technology, both in the United States and overseas.
“Jeff has the ability to see over the healthcare horizon. He will help us push the boundaries, anticipating the next generation of healthcare delivery and payment models as we work with our clients to foster success,” said David Zito, managing director and Navigant Healthcare segment leader. “Jeff’s background, combined with Navigant’s deep expertise, will drive new approaches and solutions for the betterment of the industry.”
“I have been around the healthcare consulting world for decades and have never seen so many practical solutions and so much talent in a single firm in my career,” said Goldsmith. “Many senior members of Navigant’s healthcare practice are longstanding and respected colleagues and it will be wonderful to work with them.”
Goldsmith is Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences at the University of Virginia; was a lecturer in the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago, on health services management and policy; has lectured on these topics at the Wharton School of Finance, Johns Hopkins, Washington University and the University of California at Berkeley. His interests include biotechnology, health policy, international health systems, and the future of health services. He founded Health Futures in 1982.