The Avisa Group is a consulting and research firm engaged in management consulting and assistance to public and private sector organizations in the substance abuse and mental health services markets. Avisa is composed of three senior partners (two Ph.D.ís and an MD/MPH) augmented by expert associates who work with Avisa on a project-specific basis. Avisa has deep expertise in substance abuse and mental health management, policy, research, analysis and evaluation. We work with pharmaceutical companies, public and private payers, investors, private equity firms, provider organizations, government agencies at the federal, state and local levles, universities, professional societies and national research and policy analysis organizations. The Avisa Group is a woman-owned, registered small business.
What We Do
The Avisa Group works on strategic policy initiatives, on quality improvement and reporting systems, and on operations refinement and performance management efforts. Avisa has expertise in management consulting, due diligence for proposed investments and acquisitions, technology transformation and dissemination projects and interagency and interdisciplinary collaborations for public sector and private sector clients. Avisa focuses on substance abuse, mental health and/or chronic disease services, change efforts and policy in the public and private sectors.
We have worked together since 1995, now celebrating 16 years of ongoing collaboration that is both broad and deep. The three senior partners of The Avisa Group average 25 years of public and private sector consulting, research and executive management experience in healthcare, behavioral health and public policy initiatives. Our expert associates and partners have a minimum of 15-20 years of equivalent experience. Avisa works with the state, county and Federal governments, with other research and policy organizations and university-based treatment institutes, as well as with selected private firms in substance abuse and mental health. Avisa has worked with several national foundations that fund substance abuse and mental health initiatives, as well as with SAMHSA.