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Adam Powell

Adam C. Powell, PhD

Contact Dr. Powell

901 Walnut Street
10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-0174
(215) 923-7583 fax


PhD, University of Pennsylvania
MA, University of Pennsylvania
SB, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
SB, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

University Appointments

Lecturer, Jefferson College of Population Health

Research & Practice Interests

Quality Improvement
Healthcare Finance
Managed Care
Health IT
Mobile Health (mHealth)


U.S. Healthcare Finance & Reimbursement


Dr. Adam C. Powell 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 technology, operations and firm decision-making. His peer-reviewed research has focused on improving healthcare quality in mHealth (mobile health) and in high-cost areas of medicine. He serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR): Mental Health and on the Scientific Advisory Board of PsyberGuide. He additionally is known for his expertise in global health informatics and has lectured extensively in Asia. Dr. Powell has been featured in over one hundred articles from outlets including JAMA, CNN, Forbes, Fox, Inc., CBS News, NBC News, 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.