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Katherine Browne, MBA, MHA
Principal
Constellation Consulting
Washington, D.C.

Katherine is an independent consultant working with clients and communities to realize a vision of a health care system that delivers on its promise and its potential. She has over fifteen years of experience driving improvements to the health care system, managing cross-sector alliances, leading teams, and developing strategy and operational capacity. She is passionate about helping social sector and non-profit organizations with identifying strategic partnerships and robust business models. Her areas of expertise include ambulatory and hospital quality, specifically performance measurement, public reporting/transparency, consumer engagement, and payment reform. She also has had significant experience with developing proposals, grant making, creating program metrics and dashboards, and planning and implementing large-scale change efforts. 
 
Katherine served as the deputy director of the Aligning Forces for Quality project between 2008 – 2015; Aligning Forces was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and acted as a catalyst to improve health care quality, reduce cost, and improve patient experience in 16 communities across the country; Aligning Forces reached 37 million people and 31,000 primary care physicians. Previously, she was the managing director of the Hospital Quality Alliance, which was a national private/public partnership focused on making information about hospital performance accessible to the public via Hospital Compare. Prior roles have also included translating research into practice at AcademyHealth and working on the Consumer-Purchaser Alliance at the National Partnership for Women & Families. She has served on the Board of Directors for several non-profit organizations, including the American Hospice Foundation, the Visiting Nurse Associations of America and the Community Health Accreditation Partner’s Quality Standards Board.  

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