ClearHealth Quality Institute Adds Blue Cirrus to Roster of Recognized Consultants

Annapolis, MD / April 14, 2019 – ClearHealth Quality InstituteTM (CHQI) announced today that it has identified Michelle Hager and Judy Triano of Blue Cirrus Consulting as CHQI Recognized Consultants. The CHQI Recognized Consultant Program trains third-parties to assist organizations, such as telemedicine and digital health companies, interested in pursuing CHQI accreditation.

Blue Cirrus is a management consulting firm specializing in telehealth, interim leadership, business planning and technical redesign. CHQI is an independent health care accrediting body that offers the only telemedicine or telehealth accreditation program backed by the American Telemedicine Association (ATA).

“We are delighted to welcome Michelle Hager and Judy Triano to the CHQI Recognized Consultant Program,” said Michael Gomes, CHQI’s CEO. “Blue Cirrus’s team of professionals are respected thought leaders in the telehealth space. Given their breadth and depth of experience and expertise, we are confident in their ability to prepare and guide clients through the CHQI Telemedicine Accreditation Program process.”

“We are honored CHQI has identified Judy Triano and myself as CHQI recognized consultants,” said Michelle Hager, Blue Cirrus Consulting’s Managing Partner. “Our goal is to advise and guide our clients to achieve the highest quality outcomes using the best practices in the telehealth industry. CHQI’s Telemedicine Accreditation Program is a great way for our clients to benchmark themselves and stay ahead in this emerging industry.”

Since launching the CHQI Telemedicine Accreditation Program in Spring 2018, CHQI is already the country’s largest accreditor of telemedicine provider organizations.

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About Blue Cirrus Consulting
Blue Cirrus Consulting LLC is a premier management consulting firm providing skilled advisors, technicians, clinicians and project leaders to support or help define and achieve your goals. Blue Cirrus partners with you to find the solution you need to achieve the highest results. We are skilled in analysis, planning, support and optimization; specializing in telehealth, interim leadership, business planning and technical redesign. Our team averages over 25 years of healthcare experience and has serviced clients nationwide. Our experience matters. We make the investment by building a partnership with our clients, providing the highest quality resources and assuring positive outcomes. or visit

About ClearHealth Quality Institute™ (CHQI)
Founded upon the principles of accountability, integrity, and quality, ClearHealth Quality Institute’s (CHQI) goal is to create innovative accreditation programs and compliance solutions that improve the health insurance and provider systems of care. CHQI’s Telemedicine Accreditation Program and Mental Health Parity/Substance Use Disorder Accreditation Program collectively accredit the nation’s leading health plans, health systems, and telemedicine organizations. CHQI is governed by an independent board and committee system, which is open to a wide range of volunteer members to ensure transparency and accountability. To learn more about CHQI, please contact (410) 756-1300,, or visit

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