Peter A. Wadsworth
Mr. Wadsworth has been professionally involved in healthcare for over 25 years as a health insurance executive, investment banker, financial advisor, writer and lecturer. He has worked with some of the most prominent healthcare organizations in the country, including Harvard Community Health Plan, which later merged with Pilgrim Health Care, and designed health insurance programs for one of the largest BlueCross/Blue Shield plans in the country.
Mr. Wadsworth has lectured on healthcare finance to groups such as the American Association of Health Plans, the National Health Lawyers Association and the Group Health Institute and at academic institutions such as Columbia University School of Public Health, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center and the University of Missouri.
Mr. Wadsworth has also written extensively about healthcare, finance and environmental issues and has been a consumer of healthcare, in New York City, on eastern Long Island and now in the Boston area. He has served on numerous advisory committees and non-profit boards, such as the National Peace Foundation in Washington, DC.
Mr. Wadsworth grew up in Dedham, Mass. before earning an engineering degree and an MBA at Cornell University. After Cornell, he worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, to which he attributes his writing skills, and in a variety of capacities at IBM.
Mr. Wadsworth has been an avid sailor, skier, windsurfer and mountain climber and has performed as a baritone with choral groups in New York and Massachusetts.
 Mr. Wadsworth arranged virtually all of the capital financing for Harvard Community Health Plan during the 1980s, which by 1990, “consisted of fourteen Boston-area health centers … and eight independently contracted physician groups, designed to provide an alternative to fee-for-service health care.”