Speaker Biography
Darlene C. Collins
Managing Director
Psilos Group Managers
 
Darlene Collins is a strategic consultant, CEO, and former Medicaid director with over 15 years executive experience helping state and federal agencies, research firms, private corporations, and nonprofit organizations evaluate and respond to market intelligence, emerging health care trends and government policy initiatives. Since April 2000, she serves as management consultant to the National Governors Association, Center for Best Practices in Washington D.C., where she is an advisor and faculty to the NGA Policy Academy on Chronic Disease Prevention and Management, which has provided technical assistance to 25 states. Ms. Collins is the author of national policy issue briefs with current research focusing on market trends and best practices targeting health benefit design, pharmaceutical costs and use, and disease management models for employee/retirees, Medicaid and Medicare populations led by state and federal government, private sector companies and business coalitions.