Who We Are
The Health Care Transparency Project is a 501(c)(4) non-profit public benefit/social welfare corporation composed of business and community stakeholders fighting to increase health care price transparency, competition, and value.
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors is composed of patriotic business people who believe the best way to achieve affordable, high quality health care is by restoring competition to the marketplace.
Aiden Hill is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Health Care Transparency Project. As a former patient, he personally experienced the injustices and price gouging associated with our current health care system. As a leader in the Covered California (Obamacare) roll-out, Aiden subsequently witnessed government’s ineffective response to this crisis. Later, as an author and activist, he worked to create a call to action to bring market-based reforms to the system. Now, Aiden is using his business and project management skills to launch specific initiatives which will increase health care price transparency, competition, and value.
Kevin Royal is an Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Bridgepoint Education. Prior to Bridgepoint, Kevin served as Chief Financial Officer at Maxwell Technologies, Blue Coat Systems, and Novellus Systems. Kevin is also a Certified Public Accountant and spent ten years at Ernst & Young prior to embarking on his corporate career.
Tyler Purvis is the Chief Accounting Officer, Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller of Mattson Technology. Prior to Mattson, Tyler served as Senior Director of Worldwide Finance and Accounting at Blue Coat Systems, and as Assistant Corporate Controller for Novellus Systems. Tyler is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California, and a former Ernst & Young Audit Manager.
Project sponsors include visionary companies and individuals aspiring, through their generous financial support, to spark a free-market revolution in health care.
Our Advisory Council is comprised of high-powered individuals from diverse backgrounds who are contributing their personal time and expertise to make health care more consumer driven.
Bob Laszewski is the President of HPSA, and has written and spoken widely on the subject of health care reform and market change. His media appearances include health care features on NBC, CBS, Fox, CNN, MSNBC, PBS, and NPR. He has been regularly quoted in many newspapers including The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USAToday, and the Washington Post. Before forming HPSA in 1992, Mr. Laszewski was chief operating officer of a health and group benefits insurer.
Professor King’s research examines some of the most complex challenges facing the U.S. healthcare system. An advocate for health reform, Professor King focuses on the drivers of healthcare costs, with a special interest in market consolidation and efforts to improve transparency in healthcare pricing. In conjunction with Consortium Senior Fellow, Anne Marie Helm, her research lead to the creation of The Source for Competitive Healthcare, a multi-disciplinary web-based resource for information and analysis about healthcare cost and competition.
Health Care Cost Containment Expert
Barbara Anthony is Pioneer Institute’s Senior Fellow in Healthcare. She is also currently a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Business and Government where she is leading study groups and researching and writing about Massachusetts healthcare cost containment efforts. She served as Massachusetts Undersecretary of the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation from 2009 to 2015 where she oversaw five state agencies: Banking, Insurance, Professional Licensure, Telecommunications and Cable, and the Division of Standards. Anthony, with a background in law and economics, is a well-known consumer advocate and a highly respected public interest lawyer and policy maker. Among her accomplishments, Anthony oversaw implementation of the state’s Data Security Law and regulations, kept health insurance rate increases under control, helped implement the state’s 2012 Health Care Cost Containment Law, oversaw efforts to reform the mortgage foreclosure process, initiated a financial literacy project, Project Credit Smarts, in several Massachusetts colleges, and spearheaded a campaign to empower Massachusetts healthcare consumers through price and quality transparency.
Previously, Anthony was Executive Director of Health Law Advocates, the Boston-based non-profit law firm dedicated to health care access; Regional Director of the Northeast Regional Office of the Federal Trade Commission; Chief of the Public Protection Bureau of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office; and Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer for BayBanks, Inc. Anthony began her legal career as a Trial Attorney in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Anthony’s expertise focuses on privacy and data security, financial services, Internet fraud, and health care.
She is a graduate of Suffolk University Law School, where she currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law. She holds a graduate degree in economics and a bachelor of science in business administration from Northeastern University. She serves on the boards of the Cambridge Health Alliance Foundation, Cambridge Community Cable Television, the state Treasurer’s Financial Literacy Trust Fund Board and the Advisory Board of the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy at Boston College Law School.
She regularly appears as a media commentator on consumer protection and business regulation issues.
Torchbearers are motivated citizens working to help bring greater affordability, competition, and consumer value to health care.
- Dr. Stephen Y. Park
- Jan Stephens, R.N.
- Alma-Lynn Kamps, R.N.
- Kevin Knauss, Certified Insurance Agent
- Michael Borich, Professor of Media, Journalism, & Film