Freed Associates

Our Company

At Freed Associates, healthcare is our passion and our business. Founded by Dava Freed in 1991, Freed Associates continues to consult with healthcare organizations on strategic and tactical initiatives. Our consultants provide specialized knowledge in healthcare management, operations, and IT for provider, payer, pharmaceutical, and life sciences industry segments.

Who We Are

We are a dedicated team of healthcare consultants, each with an average of 20 years of healthcare industry experience. We understand the unique challenges of the healthcare industry first hand, having worked as both employees of healthcare organizations and as external consultants. Learn more about our people.

What We Do

Over the past two decades, we’ve earned a reputation for delivering solutions that provide lasting value for our clients and their customers, including physicians and their patients. Whether the task is to identify opportunities, align initiatives, redesign business processes, or to maximize revenues, we have the knowledge and experience to ensure the successful delivery of even the most challenging and complex business problems. Learn more about our services.

How We Work

Our working style is highly collaborative, with an emphasis on listening to our clients to truly understand their business, their challenges, and their environment. Unfailingly honest and open, we believe we owe it to our clients to offer our candid assessment of a given situation, and then set about working with them to drive solutions.

We are known for our ability to seamlessly integrate into our clients’ teams, complementing existing skill sets. We help our clients navigate both foreseen and unforeseen challenges, applying our skills and experience to ensure the initiative’s success. Freed imparts knowledge to our clients throughout our projects, so when we complete an engagement our clients feel comfortable and in control. Learn more about our approach.

What Makes Us Different

When Dava Freed founded Freed Associates, her aim was to create a consultancy that delivered outstanding work for its clients while supporting a work-life balance for its employees. Freed develops immediate rapport with all levels at our clients and quickly gains an understanding of the culture and organization. Today, we remain committed to that goal, and continue to foster a culture that makes this possible.

We take care of our people, supporting them in their professional and personal endeavors. In doing so, by extension, our consultants take good care of our clients. We believe this is simply good business.
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Awards & Recognition

Freed Associates is recognized as one of the top 100 Women Owned Businesses in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times.

Freed Associates was once again named one of the best places to work in the Bay Area in 2014 by the San Francisco Business Times.

Freed Associates is certified as a women's business enterprise through the Women's Business Enterprise National Council.

Dava Freed is an active member in Vistage, a worldwide leader in chief executive development.