Partnerships & Alliances

Partnerships & Alliances

In addition to our Board of Directors, our Academic Advisory Committee, and Centers of Excellence, our relationship with the following partners and alliances have influenced and helped shape our organization’s goals, aspirations and deliverables.

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Avalere Health

Avalere Health, an Inovalon Company, is a health care business consulting firm headquartered in Washington, D.C., specializing in strategy, policy, and data analysis for life sciences, health plans, providers, government agencies, and industry associations.

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Innovation Center

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (the Innovation Center) with CMS supports the development and testing of innovative health care payment and service delivery models.

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Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care

IPFCC, Bethesda, MD, is a non-profit recognized leader in advancing the understanding and practice of patient- and family-centered care. IPFCC works with organizations to develop meaningful and sustainable partnerships among patients, families, and health care professionals in clinical care, safety and quality improvement, policy development, education of health care.



Alabama Quality Assurance Foundation (AQAF), located in Birmingham, Alabama is a nonprofit consulting firm that provides quality improvement assistance to the health care provider market through contract arrangements. AQAF’s primary services to partners and secondary customers are education, quality improvement training and technical assistance

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SPH Analytics (SPH), located in Alpharetta, GA analyzes and interprets customers’ clinical, financial, and consumer experience data to maximize their performance. SPH’s Population Care™, Population Value™, and Population Engage™ solutions are built on the innovative Nexus™ Platform, providing insights and impact to leading health plans, integrated health networks, ACOs, hospitals, ambulatory care providers, physician groups, and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs).

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The Kinetix Group

The Kinetix Group, headquartered in New York, NY, is an insights-powered healthcare delivery strategy and tactical services firm, promoting strategies and creating innovative ways for healthcare customers to adapt to and embrace new care delivery paradigms.

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Wake Forest Baptist Health

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is an academic medical center located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina which is part of Charlotte-based Atrium Health. It is the largest employer in Forsyth County with more than 13,440 employees and a total of 198 buildings on 428 acres.