Mission-driven. Results-oriented.

We help providers use technology and data
to accelerate performance and improve care

Data-driven performance improvement

Advancing healthcare through data science is our mission. Delivering high impact, intuitive technology and analytics is our passion.

We are driven by outcomes. Our tailored healthcare intelligence solutions are central to identifying actionable insights that advance care and improve patient outcomes, drive physician engagement and productivity, and enable success with value-based payment models and CMS quality reporting. We deliver clinically-rich solutions that lead to results that have a real impact on real people.

Our process serves your progress

Specify
We work with you to define and configure specific measures, data models, and reports that provide clinical relevance, engage providers, and accelerate performance.

Measure
We deploy rigorous analytics, grounded in scientific best practices, allowing you to quickly and easily collect data, measure performance, and understand your business and outcomes.

Act
We make it easy for you to access, analyze, and act on the practical insights from your data, so you can achieve valuable clinical and financial improvement, and meet your goals.

A few more details

Origin: Ann Arbor, Michigan

Episodes: 56 million

Providers: 76,000

Hospitals and Practices: 2,300

Team members: >40

Values: 6

Deep roots in clinical improvement

Our founders are physicians and clinical improvement experts with extensive experience using evidence-based approaches to advance care. Every day, we leverage this background and our collective experience to deliver targeted, clinically-deep insights that keep providers at the center of delivering improved care.

John D. Birkmeyer, M.D.

John D. Birkmeyer, M.D.

Dr. Birkmeyer is an internationally recognized leader in performance measurement and improvement. John is Chief Clinical Officer at Sound Physicians, where he focuses on driving excellence in clinical quality, safety, patient experience and cost-efficiency, and helps hospital partners succeed under value-based payment models. His research focuses on measuring and improving hospital outcomes, physician performance and cost-efficiency.

To learn more, explore John's research.

Douglas Staiger, Ph.D.

Douglas Staiger, Ph.D.

Dr. Staiger is the John French Professor in Economics at Dartmouth, Chair, Department of Economics, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Along with Dr. Mark McClellan, Doug developed novel econometric methods for measuring the quality of care of hospitals which have been highly influential in the field. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and published in leading economics and medical journals.

To learn more, explore Doug's research.

Justin B. Dimick, M.D., M.P.H.

Justin B. Dimick, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Dimick is a national leader in outcomes research and health policy. Justin is the George D. Zuidema Professor of Surgery, Chief of the Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, and Associate Chair for Faculty Development at the University of Michigan. His research focuses on performance measurement, variation in hospital quality, and cost-quality relationships.

To learn more, explore Justin's research.

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