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The Chartis Group® (Chartis) is a leading provider of healthcare advisory services to providers, payers, service organizations, and investors. Chartis is unique in its breadth and expertise in strategy, performance improvement, digital and technology, clinical quality and patient safety, and strategic communications.
Fremont, CA: Crankfrog, one of the fastest-growing payer consulting firms advising national, regional, and local payers on strategy, operations, and technology, has been acquired by The Chartis Group, a leading healthcare advisory, and analytics firm.
"With the addition of crankfrog, we are able to expand and amplify our capabilities to serve both payers and providers," said Ken Graboys, CEO of The Chartis Group. "It is a like-minded firm with exceptionally talented consultants who provide complementary capabilities in payer strategy, operations, digital, and information technology. W
We will play a significant role in advancing healthcare financing, access, risk, and payer/provider collaboration by combining the power of Chartis and crankfrog."
Crankfrog CEO Atul Pathiyal added, "Chartis is an ideal home for us to accelerate our growth and impact. Chartis and crankfrog have a lot in common: we both exclusively serve healthcare and have grown by being at the forefront of thought leadership and client service, which has resulted in measurable results. This collaboration will allow us to broaden our capabilities and enter new segments of the payer market." Pathiyal, the founder of crankfrog and a 25-year payer consulting veteran, will lead Chartis Consulting's Payer Practice.
Chartis' acquisition of crankfrog demonstrates its commitment to assisting its clients in navigating the evolving healthcare ecosystem and how care is delivered and financed.