Strategic Partners & Sponsors

Envolve PeopleCare

Envolve PeopleCare -
Envolve PeopleCare is comprised of four leaders in the healthcare industry—Nurtur, LiveHealthier, NurseWise and Cenpatico. We offer simplified, integrated health and wellbeing solutions that are dedicated to upending unhealthy behaviors and motivating individuals to reach their health goals. As a family of companies, we’re able to leverage our resources to address the wellbeing of the whole person. And that’s what our name reflects: we’re in the “PeopleCare” business, not just the healthcare business. So we go beyond traditional health management by taking into account all factors that affect a person’s health and wellbeing. We’ve combined knowledge and research in behavioral economics, a user-friendly digital health platform, the trusted advice of nurses, and practical health and life coaching. Together, these services empower individuals to remove barriers that prevent healthy living. Envolve is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation­®.

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Optum –
We’re passionate about making the health system work better for everyone. Optum® is a health services and innovation company on a mission. We are 94,000 people dedicated to improving the health system for everyone in it. We power modern health care by combining data and analytics with technology and expertise. We focus on three key areas of change: modernizing the system’s infrastructure, advancing care and supporting people as they take control of their own health.




Community Care Behavioral Health -
Community Care was incorporated in 1996 and has been managing the delivery of behavioral health services in the Northeastern part of the US since 1999. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through the delivery of effective, cost-efficient, and accessible behavioral health services. Community Care believes that recovery from mental illness and/or addictive disease is possible. Recovery involves changing one's attitudes, taking on new roles, developing new skills, and sustaining hope. Community Care believes that the quality of services is measured by the health and well-being of the community. To that end, we have enhanced the existing service delivery system through innovative means that go beyond traditional services.

Health Management Associates -
Health Management Associates (HMA) is a leading independent national consulting firm dedicated to supporting the effectiveness of publicly funded healthcare programs. HMA knows that behavioral health is central to improving health. From screening and assessing depression to motivating healthier behaviors and providing comprehensive care for those with serious mental illness, coordinated behavioral health services are the future of population-based healthcare. We are committed to helping organizations understand the quality and financial impact of behavioral health to enhance systems of care. Our behavioral health team is comprised of professionals with hands-on experience across the publicly funded system of care including policy and finance; managed care; delivery of care; health information and technology solutions; and collaborative partnerships with human services and community based organizations. We work with a range of clients such as government, public and private providers, health systems, health plans, institutional investors, foundations and associations.

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InfoMC -
InfoMC provides healthcare management and care coordination technology to commercial and public sector markets.  InfoMC’s comprehensive software system includes robust transaction processing, proactive care management, consumer engagement, advanced analytics, and business intelligence to put the power of knowledge of at your fingertips. Our member centric approach offers integrated technology solutions that enhance interaction between payors, providers and consumers to improve the quality, cost and value of care.

Abt Associates -
Abt Associates, founded in 1965, continues to be a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, climate change, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators








Dickinson Wright PLLC –
Dickinson Wright PLLC is a general practice business law firm with more than 435 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas and 16 industries. The firm has seventeen offices across the US and Canada.  The behavioral health care attorneys at Dickinson Wright have nearly 70 years of combined experience. We represent clients as they navigate through the behavioral healthcare reformation brought on by the 2008 Parity Act and the 2010 Affordable Care Act. From the beginning, our attorneys have been involved in the latest developments affecting the industry, including developing behavioral health insurance exchanges, integrating primary medical and behavioral health programs, creation of clinically integrated networks, and implementing new CMS regulations.

The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute –
The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute's mission is to support the implementation of policies and programs that help Texans obtain effective mental health care services when and where they need it. The Institute works at the local, regional and statewide levels to analyze mental health systems, share best practices, eliminate discrimination and stereotypes surrounding mental illness and promote efficient, accountable care. It is our vision that Texas be a national leader in treating people with mental health needs.