THRF News

The Healthcare Research Foundation’s President, Dennis A. Baker is named a Ph.D Candidate at The American College

On April 10, 2017, Dennis A. Baker, President of The Healthcare Research Foundation and a Principle at Capstone Consulting Group in Houston, passed the Comprehensive Examination requirements to qualify as a Ph.D. Candidate at The American College in Bryn Mawr, PA. Dennis will be working on his dissertation during 2017 and is expected to receive…

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Dennis A. Baker Joins the Columbia University Advisory Board

Dennis A. Baker, Principal of Capstone Consulting Group and President of The Healthcare Research Foundation was named to the Columbia University Advisory Board. Mr. Baker will be focusing on developing the new Columbia Masters of Science in Insurance Management degree program.   “This is a tremendous opportunity to work with some of the great minds…

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THRF Newsletter “The Truth About Healthcare”

Considering the various choices individuals and organizations have regarding how their charitable donations are used, we realize how important it is to provide a clear understanding of the current healthcare problems we are experiencing in the United States and what support of The Healthcare Research Foundation will do to help solve what we believe should…

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THRF Newsletter “That Same Old Story”

In 1992, I began what was considered a contrarian newsletter that promised to deliver brief, plain-talk commentaries about current events in the world of healthcare delivery and finance. Healthcare delivery being defined as how and what medical services are provided to patients, while finance refers to who pays the bill.   At that time, the…

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THRF Issues First Email Newsletter

It is a pleasure to issue my first comments as the President and CEO of The Healthcare Research Foundation. As a privately funded non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization our basic mission is and always will be to drive information from the private to the public setting and to share data and information for the overall social…

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THRF Board of Directors Hold First Meeting

The Board of Directors of The Healthcare Research Foundation held its first meeting on November 20, 2014. Actions included the announcement of the Articles of Incorporation, corporate tax exemption approval, discussion and adoption of bylaws, and the initial election of officers. Board of Directors meetings will be held yearly to assess foundation goals and ongoing…

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The Healthcare Research Foundation is 501(c)(3) Approved

The Healthcare Research Foundation received IRS approval for federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code on October 29, 2014. It will be operating as a private foundation within the meaning of section 509(a) of the Code and contributions made to the foundation are deductible under Section 170.

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THRF’s First Focus Group

The Healthcare Research Foundation held its first focus group meeting at the Houstonian Hotel on October 16, 2014 to discuss the foundation’s research goals and expectations and to gain insights from the healthcare community and healthcare insurance industry leaders. The primary topic addressed the questions that need to be asked about how healthcare delivery and…

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