Getting To Know
HC² Strategies

HC² is a mission-driven community health consulting company with a national footprint, devoted to helping hospitals, health systems and community based organizations and communities nurture holistic strategies that support community wellbeing and population health.

Our firm builds new models of mission-driven, integrated community health strategies. We work with boards and community organizations nationwide helping them optimize their business strategy and transform their impact on public health.

Innovation and Transformation Expertise

HC² helps health teams unleash their innovation and live up to their potential. Our authentic approach
defines purpose, creates clarity, and drives unique community health strategies. 

Our work provides a holistic transformation process through connecting the open mind, open heart, and willingness
 to let go of old patterns and structures in order to invite a future that wants to emerge.

A Philosophy Deeply Rooted in Purpose

Connect Through Deeper Meaning.

    • We believe strong relationships lead to better results. 
    • We forge meaningful partnerships, facilitate conversations that result in nourishing change.
    • We create bridges between health systems, public health departments, and other community organizations.

Connect Through Deeper Meaning.

    • We believe strong relationships lead to better results. 
    • We forge meaningful partnerships, facilitate conversations that result in nourishing change.
    • We create bridges between health systems, public health departments, and other community organizations.

Innovate for a Better Future.

    • We inspire change using data, thought leadership, and strategic consulting. 
    • We challenge old patterns and tired models that slow evolution and opportunity. 
    • We ask new questions that help define a better future and engage discovery learning.
    • We work together to create solutions that analyze the business landscape and change what is into what can be.

Innovate for a Better Future.

    • We inspire change using data, thought leadership, and strategic consulting. 
    • We challenge old patterns and tired models that slow evolution and opportunity. 
    • We ask new questions that help define a better future and engage discovery learning.
    • We work together to create solutions that analyze the business landscape and change what is into what can be.

Transform Community Vitality.

    • We enliven conversations that transform broken systems into healthy connected communities. 
    • We hold a new vision where the healthcare is an integrated-relational system of wellbeing instead of siloed transactional system of illness.
    • We empower new models of business opportunities that seamlessly intersect healthcare, economics, and social interaction.

Transform Community Vitality.

    • We enliven conversations that transform broken systems into healthy connected communities. 
    • We hold a new vision where the healthcare is an integrated-relational system of wellbeing instead of siloed transactional system of illness.
    • We empower new models of business opportunities that seamlessly intersect healthcare, economics, and social interaction.

Our Calling

We develop potential in people, communities,
and organizations, connecting to their purpose,
creating a better world.






Our Promise

To re-define the meaning and processes of what it means
to be healthy in connected communities.

To co-create innovative strategies connecting health
and healthcare.

To be a catalyst inspiring and connecting people,
organizations and communities to a transformed world.

Our Gifts

Visionary thought leadership that brings an inspired
future to the world.

Creating presence today, drawing out unique gifts and
talents of people, communities, and organizations,
leading to a transformative future.

Strategy development that is authentic and based on
mission and purpose.

Our Skilled Leaders

We help you see the world differently, discover opportunities you may never have imagined, and achieve results that bridge what is with what can be.

Dora Barilla, DrPH
President, Co-Founder
Rick Rawson, MBA
Chief Strategist & Co-Founder
Laura Acosta, MPH
Chief Health Equity Officer

What Our Clients Say