the new LMI Centre for Health Reform. Helms leaves AcademyHealth, the
highly regarded policy research organisation he helped found. The
opportunity to work hands-on on health reform implementation.
“Given the critical issues in American healthcare, I'm pleased to be
joining LMI as it embarks on bringing its considerable expertise and
experience to the health arena,” Helms said. “Through the Centre, we
have an opportunity to work with federal and state governments to
improve the effectiveness and efficiency of health care markets.
through community efforts to improve care delivery.”
Throughout Helm’s long career in health planning, policy and research,
he's been assisting federal, state and community leaders to assess and
develop needed changes in healthcare. At LMI, he'll serve as director
of the new Centre for Health Reform, working with many of these same
public- and private-sector leaders as they confront specific
“David has been at the forefront of improving the American healthcare
system for over 30 years,” LMI President and CEO Nelson M. Ford said.
“We're honored to have him as director of the LMI Centre for Health
Reform. His leadership will put us on solid footing as we address the
issues of implementing these major changes in federal and state health
Founded in 2010, the LMI Centre for Health Reform is LMI’s application
of its extensive history and reputation as the premiere organisation for
federal management consulting to the healthcare arena, having already
performed extensive healthcare-centered client work for numerous federal
agencies and ancillary organisations. Past LMI clients include the
Centres for Medicare &. Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human
Services, Department of Defence, Department of Veterans Affairs and the
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), which
establishes LMI as having the necessary expertise, perspective and
experience to solve the most pressing challenges facing the
implementation and development of the new reform policies.
LMI is a government consulting firm committed to helping government
leaders and managers reach decisions that make a difference. As a
not-for-profit organisation, LMI is a trusted advisor to the
government—free from commercial or political bias and dedicated to the
mission of advancing government management.
Matt Daigle, 703-677-3621