The mission of the Healthcare Trends Institute is to provide the latest information, news, education, resources and insights into the rapidly changing healthcare environment. This site will cover a range of topics including healthcare and employee benefits, health exchanges, insurance, and related areas of interest. Content will be distributed through the site’s blog, email newsletters, as well as industry research, whitepapers and case studies, and at a multitude of industry events and conferences.

The Institute website offers a variety of resources. Register today for our free eNewsletter. In addition, our ever-growing Resources Library offers a multitude of valuable links to websites and information related to healthcare reform, defined contribution, employee benefits, and more.


The Healthcare Trends Institute is pleased to announce HealthChange™, a quarterly Healthcare Trends Education Series. Watch this space for more information about upcoming webcasts.

In October 2014, HTI hosted its first annual HealthDifference™ Awards which recognized innovative individuals and brands that have contributed to the betterment of the healthcare system in the United States.


Become a Healthcare Trends Institute member! Membership benefits include automatic registration to our enewsletters, free access to a members-only content databank with research, whitepapers and related, and reduced fees for education series and awards programs. Finally, each registered institute member will receive a frame-quality membership certificate. Best of all, membership is free! Visit our Membership Registration page for more information about membership benefits and registration. 

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Editorial Advisory Board

To ensure that Institute content and programs achieve the highest levels of quality and relevancy, the Healthcare Trends Institute has established an Editorial Advisory Board comprising subject-matter experts representing diverse aspects and perspectives of healthcare, including insurance (carriers), government/legislative, channel partners, technology and other related areas. Meet the Editorial Advisory Board here

Meet the Executive Director:


Tiffany Wirth is Executive Director of the Healthcare Trends Institute. She also serves as Vice President of Marketing at WEX Health, leading its communications, public relations and marketing efforts. With 15 years of management experience in the healthcare and software industries, Tiffany is an expert in employee benefits, technology and the healthcare business. Prior to joining WEX Health in 2009, she was a Senior Marketing Manager at Microsoft where she developed strategies and go-to-market plans for small business software.

About the Sponsor (WEX Health):

The Healthcare Trends Institute is sponsored by WEX Health, the nation’s largest cloud-based healthcare financial management solution. Through their WEX Health Cloud solution, they drive efficiency for benefit administration technology, consumer engagement, and advanced billing and payments. WEX Health’s award-winning solution currently serves 200,000 employers and more than 17 million consumers across the United States and Canada. In keeping with its mission of simplifying the business of healthcare, WEX Health launched the Healthcare Trends Institute to provide accurate and up-to-date information on the issues surrounding healthcare and employee benefits today. Learn more at