Wendy D. Lynch, Ph.D.

Wendy D. Lynch, Ph.D.
Lynch Consulting

For 25 years, Dr. Wendy Lynch has been making the connection between human and business performance.  Her career has included roles as faculty at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, senior scientist at Health Decisions International, and principal at Mercer Human Resource Consulting.  Now Dr. Lynch runs her own consulting firm and serves as senior scientist at an education and research foundation called the Health as Human Capital Foundation. She also continues to educate audiences about economic incentives in health care.

Educated at the University of Colorado at Boulder, she earned a doctorate in research and evaluation methodology.  Dr. Lynch has applied her skills in research design and evaluation to several pivotal studies in the fields of health management, productivity assessment and human capital management.  A frequent speaker, and author of over 50 articles and reports, Dr. Lynch is also an author of the book “Aligning incentives, Information and Choice.”

Wendy D. Lynch, Ph.D.'s Posts

Note to Consumers: The Rules in Health Care Are a Little Different

Because consumers don’t realize that the price of health care products and services is set very differently than prices in other markets, it leads to perceptions and behaviors that can be expensive and even dangerous.

Why Advocate for Consumer Choice in Health Care?

Consumer involvement in care decisions results in safer, more effective, and less expensive health care.

Social Media’s Evolving Role in Health Care – How Tweet It Is

Across hundreds of millions of daily experiences we can learn what makes a difference – for recovery, survival, relapse or quality of life.

Informed Choices: A Critical Responsibility for Health Care Consumers

Did you know that doctors make different treatment choices for themselves than they recommend to their patients?