Adam C. Powell, Ph.D.

Biographical Sketch

Adam C. Powell, Ph.D. is President of Payer+Provider Syndicate, a management advisory and operational consulting firm focused on the managed care and healthcare delivery industries. A healthcare economist and published author, Dr. Powell's specialty as a consultant is using quantitative techniques to examine issues concerning healthcare technology, quality, and operations. His peer-reviewed research has focused on improving healthcare quality in mHealth (mobile health) and in high-cost areas of medicine. He additionally is a Senior Partner at SSB Solutions, a healthcare strategic advisory firm. He serves on the editorial boards of Discover Health Systems and the Journal of Participatory Medicine. Due to his interest in mental health apps, he is on the Scientific Advisory Board of PsyberGuide and a co-founder of the Society for Digital Mental health. He is known for his expertise in global health informatics, and has lectured extensively in Asia.

Dr. Powell holds a Doctorate and Master's degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied Health Care Management and Economics. He also holds Bachelor's degrees in Management Science and Writing from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Powell is a member of the adjunct faculties of Northeastern University and Thomas Jefferson University, where he teaches Masters courses on health economics, healthcare supply chain operations, epidemiology, and global health informatics. He additionally serves on the Visiting Faculty of the Indian School of Business, where he teaches courses on health IT management in the post-graduate and executive education programs. In addition to teaching live courses, Dr. Powell is proficient in virtual instruction, and has taught asynchronous, synchronous, and hybrid-model online courses since 2013.

Dr. Powell has been featured in over two hundred articles from outlets including JAMA, CNN, Forbes, Fox, Inc., CBS News, NBC News, NPR, Reuters, U.S. News and World Report, The Advisory Board, The Christian Science Monitor, Yahoo! Finance, Becker's Hospital Review, Fierce, Healthcare Finance News, HealthLeaders Media, KevinMD, mHIMSS, Modern Healthcare, Minyanville, and Seeking Alpha.

Dr. Powell has been featured on CNN, NBC News, NPR, Reuters, Yahoo! Finance, and numerous other media outlets.Last updated 5/5/23