Craig Brammer, MS

President & CEO, NRHI & The Health Collaborative

Craig Brammer serves as President & CEO of the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) & The Health Collaborative, a regional health improvement collaborative in Cincinnati. In these concurrent roles, he is responsible for helping leaders set a shared strategic direction and execute on a broad agenda of improving health and healthcare across the country.

At NRHI, Craig oversees a membership base of over 30 members/state partner regional health improvement collaboratives that are working to improve health, reduce price, and eliminate waste in their communities. At The Health Collaborative, Craig manages a $15 million annual budget and leads a team of 65 health professionals focused on the organization’s three work streams: Healthcare Improvement, Population Health, and Clinical Informatics.

He previously served on the leadership team at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology in Washington, DC, where he focused on the intersection of technology and payment policy and led a $260 million Federal technology innovation program.

A Cincinnati native, Craig earned his master’s degree in Organizational Behavior at the University of Cincinnati. He splits his time between Ohio, Maine, and Washington, D.C., working with NRHI members across the country to achieve a higher quality, affordable healthcare system for all.