About Us

For more than three decades, The Advisory Board Company has been helping health care get better.

We aren’t just a global research, technology, and consulting firm. We are a performance improvement partner for 180,000 leaders in 4,500+ organizations across health care and higher education.

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Through our membership model, we collaborate with executives and their teams to find and implement the best solutions to their toughest challenges. But it’s not enough just to know the right answer—we need to solve real-world problems.

    That’s why we create performance technology products that tell members where their biggest improvement opportunities are, and how to get results.
    That’s why our expert researchers analyze thousands of case studies every year to find and share proven best practices.
    That’s why our talent development team offers hands-on training to cultivate leaders and drive workforce engagement.

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Our People

We employ a diverse group of talented, engaged individuals—people who want fast-paced opportunities that make real change in an industry that matters to everyone.

From recent graduates to the leadership team driving corporate strategy, our staff embodies the principles that have guided the Advisory Board Company since its inception.

Learn more about our culture, careers at the Advisory Board, and the experts behind our work.

Our History

Since our founding in 1979, we have grown from a small think tank in a single apartment into a global firm spanning 12 offices on three continents.

Research is still at the core, but now we serve our members even more comprehensively as a trusted thought, operational, and technology partner. Most importantly, we adopt each organization's priorities as our own and deploy best-in-class staff and resources against them.

See how we’ve evolved along with the health care industry—and expanded into higher education.

Our Members

We are honored to serve the world's most progressive hospitals and health care organizations—a mission above commerce. Our U.S. members include:

  • More than 94% of U.S. News & World Report's 2013 "Best Hospitals"
  • More than 94% of U.S. News & World Report's 2013 "Best Children's Hospitals"
  • More than 95% of the Leapfrog Group's 2012 "Top Hospitals"
  • Eighty-eight of Thomson Reuters' "100 Top Hospitals"
  • Ninety-three of the Healthgrades "100 Best Hospitals"

In addition, for more than two decades, we have served health care organizations and institutions beyond the borders of the United States.  Learn more about the range of services for our members in the United Kingdom, India, and other nations.

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