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The Center for Health Affairs’ ability to make a direct impact in the community is due in large part to the incredible support from our corporate sponsors. We believe that by working together to foster partnerships and relationships, we can add greater value to the community and encourage healthcare equity. Thank you to our sponsors for your steadfast support and commitment to helping us make a difference and transform healthcare in Northeast Ohio and throughout the nation.



CHAMPS Group Purchasing, subsidiary of The Center for Health Affairs and its largest source of financial support, leverages the purchasing power of 20,000+ member locations across the U.S. to provide savings on products and services members use every day. Product categories include medical supplies, foodservice, IT, furniture, administrative services, housekeeping, and building maintenance.

Find out more about CHAMPS GPO membership benefits here. Parties interested in partnering with CHAMPS GPO as a contracted supplier can learn more here.

Contact: Maria Summers, Sr. Director, CHAMPS Group Purchasing

216.255.3693 | msummers@champsgpo.com


AlertGPS is the leading provider of worker safety solutions to the Healthcare industry, with best-in-class safety wearable devices and mobile apps. Our solution offers the quickest way to locate, communicate and get help, and enables organizations to protect their mobile teams and mitigate risks associated with working in unpredictable environments.

Learn More About AlertGPS  |  Watch Video

Contact Julia Howard for More Information.

Alkermes is a global biopharmaceutical company developing innovative medicines in the fields of neuroscience and oncology. The company has a portfolio of proprietary commercial products focused on alcohol dependence, opioid dependence, schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder, and a pipeline of product candidates in development for neurological disorders and cancer. 

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ALTIUS provides customized solutions to healthcare organizations. Through assessments, productivity, workforce optimization, leadership development and other specialized approaches, clients increase effectiveness and achieve sustained cost-savings.

Learn More About ALTIUS  |  Watch Video

Contact Stephanie Dorwart or RandiLynn Lukac for more information.

Brennan, Manna & Diamond's access to a network of successful business entrepreneurs, consultants & developers allows for innovative solutions, symbiotic partnerships and sound legal & business advice for our clients. With 80 attorneys in 11 offices, BMD serves clients of all types and sizes in numerous industry sectors.

Learn More About BMD  |  Firm Overview 

Contact Jeana M. Singleton for more information.

Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) is the region’s leading economic development organization and the largest metropolitan chamber of commerce in the nation with more than 12,000 members. Guided by a board of corporate and entrepreneurial CEOs, the organization focuses on strategic initiatives, member services, and advocacy to build a vibrant environment for all businesses.

Learn More About GCP  |  Learn About COSE

Contact Chad Hamman for more information.

The Vertilocity, an HBK company, brand was created in 2021 with the merger of Vertical Solutions with HBK IT. In addition to expanding its IT services to its broad base of business clients, the merger enhanced HBK's technological offering to its more than 600 healthcare business and institutional clients. HBK provides small to mid-market businesses financial solutions, including accounting, tax and audit services; wealth management; business valuation; corporate finance; forensic accounting; litigation support services; and more.

Learn More About HBK  |  Learn More About Vertilocity

Contact Loriann Facenda for more information.

Imprivata solves the most complex workflow, security, and compliance challenges with the only digital identity solutions to improve user productivity, reduce cyber risks, and put privacy first.

Learn More About Imprivata  |  Digital Identity Platform

Contact Erin Crowe for more information.

Key Healthcare® provides a holistic approach and deep industry expertise customized to our client's needs through collaboration with KeyBank's comprehensive capabilities that include investment banking, real estate, treasury management, and financing solutions. Nearly 10,000 clients rely on Key Healthcare® to deliver strategic and innovative solutions that address today's healthcare challenges and opportunities.

Healthcare Banking Information  |  Learn about KeyBank Institutional Advisors

Contact Calle Andrus for more information.

Lazurite designs medtech devices. Its ArthroFree™ System is the first wireless surgical camera for arthroscopy and general endoscopy. It allows surgeons a full range of movement, free of the camera cables associated with poor ergonomics, patient burns, and OR fires. ArthroFree™ is drop-in compatible with current OR technologies. Lazurite’s IP portfolio includes the laser-based Meridiem™ light technology, wireless communication technology, and products in development.

Visit Lazurite's Website  |  Learn more about ArthroFree™

Contact Nikki DiFilippo for more information.

We believe that everyone should have access to care anywhere, anytime, and in any language. We build the technology and provide services that make this possible. We’re dedicated to helping care teams overcome healthcare disparities from language to distance with easy-to-use engaging tools enabled by our technology platform. 

Learn More About Martti by UpHealth

Contact Jess Koerner for more information.

PNC Healthcare offers dedicated industry focused integrated solutions and strategic services to the entire healthcare ecosystem. With over 25 years developing solutions specifically for healthcare, PNC Healthcare’s comprehensive product suite helps the leading healthcare providers, payers, and corporations solve their financial and operational challenges.

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Premier, Inc. is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of more than 4,350 U.S. hospitals and health systems and approximately 300,000 other providers to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, consulting and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost. Premier plays a critical role in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, collaborating with members to co-develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way care is delivered to patients nationwide. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier is passionate about transforming American healthcare.

Learn More About Premier, Inc

Contact Julia Holm for more information

Qualivis is the only vendor-accountable managed service provider, created by hospitals to build a stronger, more sustainable workforce. At Qualivis, the team has a deep bench of healthcare experience in both clinical and non-clinical roles. Qualivis understands the challenges of hiring and retaining staff, navigating complex contracts and managing rate fluctuations.

Learn more about Qualivis

Contact Guy Evans for more information.

Revelocity, LLC offers a unique combination of expert revenue cycle consulting and cutting-edge software technology which allows for the root cause identification of all outstanding accounts receivable (AR). Not only are collections improved, the true causes of delays, denials, and rejections are pinpointed, resulting in much improved account resolution and prevention. In addition, staff productivity can be monitored and measured based on claims addressed and resolved.

Learn more about Revelocity

Contact Mike Evans for more information.

United Agencies, a successful independent commercial and personal insurance agency, located in Cleveland's historic Playhouse Square's Hanna Building, with a track record dating back 100 years ago when Mr. Wilder started what is today United Agencies. We are proud to be supporting The Center for Health Affairs that is also over 100 years old.

Learn More About United Agencies

Contact John Fitzgerald for more information.

USI Insurance Services, LLC is one of the largest insurance brokerage and consulting firms in the world, delivering property and casualty, employee benefits, personal risk, program and retirement solutions to large risk management clients, middle market companies, smaller firms and individuals. Headquartered in Valhalla, New York, USI connects together over 9,000 industry leading professionals across approximately 200 offices to serve client's local, national and international needs. USI attracts best-in-class industry talent with a long history of deep and continuing investment in our local communities.

Learn More about USI

Contact Dan Bilek for more information.

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation to create transformative medicines for people with serious diseases. The company has approved medicines that treat the underlying causes of multiple chronic, life-shortening genetic diseases — cystic fibrosis, sickle cell disease and transfusion-dependent beta thalassemia — and continues to advance clinical and research programs in these diseases. Vertex also has a robust clinical pipeline of investigational therapies across a range of modalities in other serious diseases where it has deep insight into causal human biology, including acute and neuropathic pain, APOL1-mediated kidney disease, autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, type 1 diabetes, myotonic dystrophy type 1 and alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency.

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Contact MaryEllen Baker for more information.


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