Who We Are

The CMS Alliance to Modernize Healthcare (Health FFRDC) accelerates innovation by connecting people and data to reinvent health systems, enhance the care experience, and protect and promote health and well-being.

Sponsored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Health FFRDC serves as an objective adviser to all HHS organizations and other federal agencies with health and human services missions.

Bringing the Right Experts from Nonprofits, Academia, and Industry

As operator of the Health FFRDC, MITRE mobilizes experts and convenes stakeholders to pioneer together for the public good, bringing innovative ideas into existence to improve the health and well-being of the nation. We achieve strategic outcomes by applying expertise in:

  • Health policy
  • Value-based healthcare       
  • Quality and clinical outcomes  
  • Clinical informatics, standards, and interoperability
  • Sensitive data analytics, modeling, and simulation
  • Communications and convening
  • Public health
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Program integrity
  • Human-centered solutions
  • Cybersecurity and privacy
  • Acquisition management
  • Enterprise strategy and transformation

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Read our fact sheet to learn more about MITRE’s Health FFRDC.