Sura Edmond advises clients on quality landscape developments, healthcare quality improvement, and performance measurement related to different therapeutic areas and clinical practices.

With vast experience in direct patient care, strategic decision-making, and management of medical teams across specialties, she applies her clinical and medical expertise to support a broad range of life science projects for Avalere’s Center for Healthcare Transformation.

Prior to joining Avalere, Sura practiced as an obstetrician/gynecologist in various healthcare models. She is proficient in surgical and medical devices, evidence-based medicine, and patient advocacy.

Sura has an MD from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, an MS in biomedical sciences from MCP Hahnemann (Drexel University), and a BS in biological anthropology and anatomy from Duke University. She has active medical licenses in North Carolina and Virginia.

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Tune into part 3 of our tenth episode of Avalere Health Essential Voice podcast series. In this segment, Avalere experts from the Center for Healthcare Transformation will discuss the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on provider performance-based incentive programs.

Tune into part 2 of our tenth episode of Avalere Health Essential Voice podcast series. In this segment, Avalere experts from the Center for Healthcare Transformation will discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on healthcare provider performance specific to exemptions and waivers.

Tune into the tenth episode of our series of podcasts that focuses on COVID-19, which will discuss impacts on provider performance in 3 critical segments. In episode 10 Part I, Avalere experts from the Center for Healthcare Transformation will discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on measures, specifically related to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obstetrics and gynecology, and primary care disease management.