About Health Business Blog
David E. Williams is co-founder of MedPharma Partners LLC, strategy consultant to pharma, biotech, device, and technology enabled healthcare services industries. Formerly with BCG and LEK. MBA (Harvard), BA (Wesleyan). David runs the Health Business Blog, staying up to date on the latest events affecting the business of healthcare.
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