Making healthcare better, together

The HTN community is here to support professionals from across the industry who are working to improve the healthcare system.

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Our values



We work on things that give us energy, with a focus on building better healthcare.



We apply a disciplined and focused approach to everything we do.



We put ourselves in others' shoes to understand and respect their perspectives to shape our behavior, interactions, and work.



We are driven to succeed in every area of our lives - work is just one element of the sum of our parts.



We speak our minds with honest, open perspectives, and we are not afraid to ask hard questions.

Our team


Kevin O’Leary

Kevin co-founded HTN with Ryan in 2021 after writing the weekly newsletter as a side-gig for four years. Kevin has spent most of his career working on care delivery innovation, spanning early stage startups to large organizations including UnitedHealth and Allina Health. Outside HTN, Kevin is usually with his family at kids sports tournaments.


Ryan Russell

Ryan co-founded HTN with Kevin in 2021. Ryan has spent his career at the intersection of consumer and payor sides of healthcare, most recently helping lead the commercial team at Bind (Surest) after consulting across healthcare at BCG. Outside of HTN, Ryan is usually spending time with his wife and three young kids at the hockey rink or setting up tea parties.


Amanda DiTrolio

Amanda joined the HTN team in 2022 leading our research and community management activities. Prior to HTN, Amanda was a digital health research analyst at CBInsights. Outside of HTN, she’s usually off exploring new far-away places that make Kevin and Ryan jealous.


Gillian Wu

Gillian joined HTN in 2023 to manage community engagement and operations. Prior to HTN, Gillian was a community manager at Zus Health and SimplePractice. When she's not in the office, she's probably at the park with her rescue dog.