Partners and Associates

Partners and Associates

A hybrid team of accountants, advisors, and consultants whose collective experience and diverse backgrounds ignite ideas, reconfigure approaches, and recommend strategies and innovative solutions for our clients.


505 Fourteenth Street
Oakland, CA 94612-1912

Tel: 510.768.0044

Areas of Focus

  • Primary care clinic operations across multiple business models; clinical practice transformation
  • National Medicaid DSRIP (Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment) program, known as PRIME in California; supporting hospitals and clinics in care transitions programs, integration of behavioral health and primary care, care management services, and population health management
  • National Medicare innovation programs and advanced payment model programs, including the Advanced Primary Care Practice (APCP) program (APCP), Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI), and Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC+) initiative
  • Design and deployment of technical assistance programs aligning clinical operations with NCQA PCMH standards: empanelment, continuity, advanced access, team-based care, care coordination, quality improvement program
  • Health care industry standards including NCQA PCMH, HEDIS, care management credentialing, and accountable care organization (ACO) operating standards; The Joint Commission (ambulatory care and primary care home), meaningful use,  HIPAA, OSHA, CLIA, and Medicaid managed care and ambulatory clinic licensure criteria
  • Development/enhancement of the quality improvement program, including definition of metrics, data output design, technical data mapping, analysis, and reporting
  • Assessment, selection, and implementation of electronic health record (EHR) systems, as well as training and optimization for clinical documentation and quality improvement




Sacramento State - California State University - Sacramento
  • Bachelor of science degree in chemistry and forensic science (double major)

University of San Francisco

  • Master degree in health administration

Bonni R. Brownlee, MHA, CPHQ, PCMH CCE


Bonni Brownlee is a career health care management professional with over 25 years of experience in health program/systems design, strategic planning, clinical operations, performance improvement, change management, and integration of health information technology. Over the past 15 years, she has focused primarily on health care quality, applying quality improvement principles to a variety of health care settings and projects. Bonni currently works on clinical practice transformation, leading regional and national initiatives in support of clinical practices’ adoption of the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model of care.

  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality
  • Patient Centered Medical Home Certified Content Expert
Professional Memberships and Activities
  • The Joint Commission’s Technical Advisory Panel, developing the primary care home standards that accompany the ambulatory care standards - Member
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) task force to define quality improvement infrastructure in primary care - Member
  • AHRQ’s task force on practice coaching - Member and contributor to the publication, Developing and Running a Practice Facilitation Program: A How-to Guide
  • National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) PCMH accreditation program - Reviewer