We have a unique specialty and niche in offering consulting and support services for FQHCs and FQHC Look-alikes (also known as Community Health Centers). We also offer services to entities such as public health departments, state health associations and other community organizations - particularly those entities addressing the social determinants of health.
With more than a decade of service to community health centers (FQHCs) and other entities, Transformative Consulting has:
Provide Integrated Consulting:
We are strategic, collaborative and love to work in realms where we can integrate people, issues and ideas.
We are partners to you in your work; bringing fresh eyes and new ideas; a variety of expertise and skills - and sometimes simply extra hands.
We do not come into your organization or project believing we are the "experts."
We always search for ways to help you better serve your community/service area and target population, and to maximize your organization's purpose, mission and potential.
Eric has more than two decades of experience in working with community and public health programs, neighborhood revitalization organizations and other non-profit and public entities. He has a keen interest in health care access, public health, livable communities, and active mobility (walking, bicycling and public transportation) and addressing the social determinants of health. As a part of his commitment to healthier places and populations, he has worked with the nation’s community health center program (also known as Federally Qualified Health Centers) for more than 25 years.
He worked for nine years with the Ohio Association of Community Health Centers (OACHC) primarily as the director of training and education. For the past 16 years Eric has contracted directly with health centers in Ohio and other states to assist them to shape and implement strategies to leverage funds, expand services, improve operations and governance, and increase access to healthcare for underserved urban and rural populations.
Eric formed Transformative Consulting, LLC in 2010 to enhance the level of services and expertise provided to the health centers and other similar clients. In addition, he also has a passion for and commitment to healthy neighborhoods and has worked as an advocate and strategist for creating walkable communities, better public transit, complete streets and the creation and preservation of green spaces in urban and rural areas.
Eric has a B.S. in Journalism from Bowling Green State University (Ohio), and also has been trained in health center governance and the Art of Empowerment for business and organizations. He lives in Columbus, Ohio.
Emily has eight years of experience with nonprofits in Ohio and more than six years of consulting with federally qualified health centers (FQHCs). She offers a diverse and unique approach to tailoring resource and business development strategies to bring needed funding into local projects and communities both through her own business, Cole Creative, and in her work with Transformative Consulting.
Emily graduated from The Ohio State University John Glenn College of Public Affairs in 2013 with her Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree, and has worked with state and local agencies to improve access to and the quality of healthcare available in local communities. She has a keen interest in healthcare access, data analytics, and quality improvement science as a method for improving the health of all Ohioans. She worked previously at the Health Policy Institute of Ohio as a Research Assistant and the Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center as a Program Coordinator. Emily currently serves as a Consultant to community health centers (also known as Federally Qualified Health Centers) through Transformative Consulting.
Through her work with Transformative Consulting, Emily typically provides the following services:
Conducts health care market analyses, and research, and develops various reports and products including Community Health Needs Assessments, Environmental Scans, and other similar tools for strategic planning and similar purposes; creates, administers and analyzes questionnaires, facilitates focus groups and interviews, and prepares summary reports and analyses with community stakeholders, patients, or employees of clients; develops grant proposals and provides grant management for clients, and performs other services as requested.
In addition to her MPA, Emily also has a B.S. in Economics and B.S. in Political Science, International from Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Emily is trained in quality improvement methodology through the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), and has a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt. She lives in Hilliard, Ohio.