Melissa Hitt joined Freed Associates in 2014. Incisive and pragmatic, Melissa excels at helping clients, particularly providers, see and realize immediate improvements with potentially long-term dividends. Her ability to swiftly analyze and efficiently resolve historically challenging and seemingly intractable client needs makes her a go-to resource for a wide variety of hospitals, health plans and physician groups. She has led initiatives in business process optimization, change management, population health, information technology, revenue maximization and strategic and advisory services. Melissa earned her M.S. in Public Health from Harvard University and her B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.