Kevin Stone, Senior Consultant

Kevin Stone

As a former Principal at Helms & Company, Inc., Kevin helped develop physician hospital joint ventures and supported various organization affiliations, mergers and acquisitions. He managed a consortium of home health and hospice agencies and a shared imaging service among hospitals and physicians. Kevin has also served as a Strategic Liaison to Dartmouth-Hitchcock focusing on Accountable Care Organization development and regional provider relationships. He served as the Interim CEO of OneCare Vermont when it was the nation’s largest statewide Accountable Care Organization. Currently Kevin serves as the NH Health Plan’s Program Director for the State of NH Reinsurance Program designed to stabilize the individual insurance market and improve State Exchange product affordability.

Kevin has published articles in the Journal of The American Medical Association, Family Medicine, and Medical Decision Making and has lectured at the National Institutes of Health and the University of Vermont and Dartmouth Medical Schools. He has also been recognized as an Edward Tuck Scholar, has received the Founders Medal of Honor from the Health Care Financial Management Association along with the Follmer, Reeves, and Muncie Merit Awards. The Home Care Association of New Hampshire presented Kevin with the Mary Ellen LaRoche Public Policy Award. He was the 2019 NH Hospital Association recipient of the James A. Hamilton Founder’s Award for distinguished service to NH Healthcare.

Prior to joining Helms & Company, Kevin served in various senior leader roles at Dartmouth-Hitchcock including Executive Director of Managed Care, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Regional Development. He also worked as Ambulatory Care Manager at American Medical International.

Now semi-retired and living at Cape Cod, he enjoys biking to various beaches and walking nature trails with his wife. He is a past President of the NH/VT Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Association, Past President of Second Start, and past Board Chair of OneCare Vermont.

Kevin is proud of raising two children and helping build the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Community Group Practices.

Kevin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Business Administration from Dartmouth College’s Amos Tuck School of Business Administration.