Peter Hutchinson leads management consulting strategy for Accenture's U.S. state and local government practice. He previously served as commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Finance, as Minneapolis' superintendent of schools, as the city's deputy mayor, as corporate vice president of the Dayton Hudson Corporation (now Target) and as president of the Bush Foundation, one of Minnesota’s largest independent foundations.
Hutchinson co-authored the 2006 book "The Price of Government: Getting the Results We Need in an Age of Permanent Fiscal Crisis."
Health care is literally eating our families out of house and home -- and our governments out of education, transportation and human services. Four key problems, writes Peter Hutchinson, make transformation necessary.