Every major player in your health system gets a direct line to the industry’s most-needed insights and
the support to take action. Learn about our research platform.
A strategic focus on talent is critical to success. Learn how we can help you make the right investments.
Attract and retain the patients you aspire to serve by offering the care network, access, and experience they need. See a list of our capabilities below or visit the Optum website for more information about our comprehensive approach to health care operations.
Improve quality and outcomes and lower costs by eliminating unwarranted deviation from the best standard of care. See a list of our capabilities below or visit the Optum website for more information about our comprehensive approach to data and analytics.
Sustain the financial stability to serve your community by making sure you’re paid efficiently for services rendered. See a list of our capabilities below or visit the Optum website for more information about our comprehensive approach to revenue cycle management.
Make sure every level of your organization understands best practice performance and has the tools
and support to get there. Learn about our research platform.
Pinpoint your opportunities and hardwire best practices to accelerate progress. Learn about our technology.
Partner with seasoned experts providing strategic, customized support. Learn about our consulting services.
We offer research, technology, and consulting services to help chief medical officers, medical group executives, and network executives with everything from shaping their network to engaging physicians, managing medical group performance, implementing care pathways, accelerating population health efforts, and more.
Explore the five most common population health profiles to determine where your organization fits—and learn the most important considerations for each stage.
Learn how you can benefit from a population health services organization—a central platform that allows participants to purchase shared services under value-based payment arrangements.
MetroHealth needed a dashboard that could pull together a constellation of metrics for data-driven, transparent, and equitable performance. See how they used our research, technologies, and training to support the reorganization of its leadership structure.
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We help executives work smarter and faster by providing clarity on health care's most pressing issues. Members get proven best practices—along with implementation resources to drive action. | More
Our technologies help members find and address their biggest opportunities, and then hardwire best practices into operations. These aren't just analytic platforms; we accelerate your progress with a dedicated support team and cohort networking. | More
Our expert team focuses on the long-run, providing exactly the support you need, transferring knowledge from our team to yours, and implementing technology to hardwire change and ensure ongoing improvement. | More
Here are some of the ways we partner with chief medical officers, chief nursing officers, medical group executives, network executives, chief information officers, and their teams.
Engage your physicians in care transformation
Few hospitals give physicians the data needed to truly improve performance—and those that do often face considerable physician skepticism. Crimson Continuum of Care places credible performance profiles right in the hands of your physicians. We support the physician collaboration needed to meet your cost and quality goals. | Learn more
Visualize your quality opportunities
Crimson Quality Reporting enables organizations to streamline quality reporting across a wide range of standard measures. We make sure you have the visibility and strategies to monitor the right metrics and quickly address problem areas. | Learn more
Invest in the right capabilities, at the right pace
Our Value-Based Care Consulting team provides comprehensive support to help your organization achieve solid financial footing without dropping the ball on current revenue. | Learn more
Support your nurse leaders
The Nursing Executive Center equips you with insights, tools, and hands-on support needed to help shape new strategies, transform the clinical workforce, and improve outcomes—all while dealing with greater margin pressure. | Learn more
See all areas of performance
From physician engagement to scheduling improvement, Crimson Medical Group Advantage gives you the tools and support to diagnose problems and implement solutions. | Learn more
Build a network of physician partners and leaders
If your physicians are aligned, engaged, and outfitted with the resources they need, you can turn high-level strategies into operational successes. Our Physician Alignment Consulting team can help. | Learn more
Transform your medical group
Millions of new patients are seeking more convenient, affordable care, and they're up for grabs. The Medical Group Strategy Council can help you become the medical group of choice in your market. | Learn more
Realize value from population health initiatives
By combining our insight on health system strategy with a deep benchmarking database and clinical algorithms, Crimson Population Risk Management provides a 360-degree view of patient care, an evaluation of your own organization’s strengths and liabilities, and more. | Learn more
Extend your care managers' impact
Providers are under pressure to coordinate better cross-continuum care for patients—so let data be your guide. Crimson Care Management unlocks actionable insights that help care managers work smarter and maximize impact. | Learn more
Keep your referrals in network
40-50% of referrals are sent out of network because of a cumbersome, manual referral process and frequent miscommunication. Crimson Medical Referrals technology keeps more referrals in network, across the network, by targeting referral coordination at the point of care. | Learn more
Succeed in a changing pharmacy marketplace
The Pharmacy Executive Forum provides best practice research, strategic guidance, data, and networking opportunities to help pharmacy leaders address their most pressing concerns and achieve their business and clinical goals. | Learn more
We help our members in many ways. Learn more about our other research, technology, and consulting services.
Jim leads the Health Care IT Advisor for Advisory Board. His areas of expertise include business strategic planning and implementation, executive and board communication strategies, IT for accountable care and population health management, IT strategy planning and implementation, IT value assessments, and business intelligence and analytics strategies. More
Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer
Lisa is Advisory Board’s chief medical officer and leading expert on physician strategy, serving as a strategic advisor to executives from the nation’s largest health systems and medical groups. More
Executive Vice President
Anthony D’Eredita, JD, MSL, MBA, brings more than 20 years of health care and professional experience to his role as executive vice president of Advisory Board Consulting. More
Executive Vice President
John leads EHR implementation, optimization, and population health and value-based care operations efforts. His unique perspective comes from his IDN experience in multiple executive roles, including chief medical information officer, VP of medical affairs, and medical director of two employed physician networks. More
Ben Umansky is a managing director with the Health Care Advisory Board research team. His principal areas of expertise include the economics of emerging payment models, changes in insurance markets, and the business case for consumer-oriented care. More
During her tenure with Advisory Board, Katherine and the Nursing Executive Center team have focused on uncovering best practices in nursing, with a spotlight on clinical quality, operational efficiency, and strategic planning. More