WEST DES MOINES, IA – Telligen is excited to announce its formal Mentor-Protégé with ATW Health Solutions, a woman-owned small business (WOSB) human-centered quality improvement healthcare advisory firm based in Chicago. 

Under the agreement, ATW Health Solutions will gain knowledge and assistance in federal contracting best practices and systems from Telligen. These include, but are not limited to: 

  • Business development 
  • Data and analytics 
  • Strategic communications and marketing 
  • Human Resources and accounting  

“Telligen has extensive federal contracting experience, and we look forward to sharing what we’ve learned over the years with ATW as part of the Mentor-Protégé program,” said Bruce Grotenhuis, Telligen Vice President of Federal Health Solutions. “We are eager to strengthen our partnership with ATW and leverage our collective expertise to impact lives and improve the health of the populations we serve.” 

ATW Health President and CEO, Dr. Knitasha Washington, said, “At ATW Health Solutions we work toward creating innovative solutions that drive a more values driven health care system. We believe that improving qualify, safety and health equity are paramount and are proud to partner with Telligen because of shared commitment and demonstrated achievements.” 

Telligen will begin to provide mentor services in January 2023.  


About Telligen 

For more than 50 years, Telligen has improved the quality and cost-effectiveness of healthcare for consumers and providers. Telligen serves commercial clients and government programs at the federal, state and local level, improving health outcomes for millions of people nationwide. For more information, visit www.telligen.com. 

About ATW Health Solutions 

Since 2014 ATW has used a human-centered design approach to quality improvement (QI) that innovates and transforms healthcare by identifying and designing the right solution to the right problem for the right people. ATW Health Solutions is a certified federal contractor that also serves commercial clients focused on engagement and equity improvement strategies and tools. For more information, visit www.atwhealth.com.