Who we are

NEHI is a national nonprofit, nonpartisan organization composed of stakeholders from across all key sectors of health and health care. Its mission is to advance innovations that improve health, enhance the quality of health care, and achieve greater value for the money spent.

What we do

NEHI consults with its broad membership, and conducts independent, objective research and convenings, to accelerate these innovations and bring about changes within health care and in public policy.

How we’re different

We offer a unique forum for our members to confer across sectors and collaborate on solutions to some of the toughest issues in health and health care. We move ideas into action within the policy realm and the private sector.

People Network


Year Founded

Evolution of Our Name

Founded in 2002 as New England Healthcare Institute; became NEHI in 2011; expanded name in 2014 to NEHI (Network for Excellence in Health Innovation).


  • Henri Termeer CEO, Genzyme
  • Joe Martin, MD, PhD Lefler Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
  • Sam Thier, MD Professor of Medicine and Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School
  • Charlie Baker CEO, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Fred Telling, PhD former VP of Corporate Policy and Strategic Management, Pfizer



drawing from all sectors of the health care industry, including biotechnology, medical device, pharmaceutical and health IT companies; hospitals; payers; providers; associations; patient and professional service organizations; and employers.


Foundations, corporations, associations, individual donors. Even if membership is not appropriate for your organization at this time, we can work with you to find project areas of mutual interest where you will benefit from sponsoring an event or program.


NEHI is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that is dependent upon gifts and grants from corporations, foundations, members and individuals to support its work. All donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of tax laws.

NEHI Member Spotlight

See our full member directory

Back to Top