Our team of experts help organizations map and visualize their community partnerships, measure their collaborative impact, and build strategies to scale their impact in the future. Learn more about our team and expertise or contact us to get started!
Why Work With our Experts?
Our team of experts has a broad skillset and diverse backgrounds to create uniquely valuable insights related to network science, community collaboration, systems change, and social connectedness. With a focus on relationships and community expertise, we work with our partners – not for them – to build your capacity while generating new ideas and innovation. Get to know our team of network scientists and data analysts below.
Marissa Baron, M.P.H.
Kaley Bachinski, Msc
Jalece Wherry, M.H.A.
Alena Lidey (she/her)
CEO, Founder, & Network Scientist
VP of Customer
Dr. Jennifer Lawlor, PhD
Director of Research and Evaluation
Our Areas of Expertise
Our team brings together a mix of skills, knowledge, and experience to provide a unique set of services. We provide expert advice and recommendations while taking time to understand your unique history and context. We believe our clients and partners are the primary experts in their field, and work to provide them data and evidence to make better decisions – rather than making those decisions for them.
Depending on your needs, we provide two types of services. Onboarding services are perfect for your initial implementation of PARTNER CPRM. Enterprise services are ideal for one-time research projects, evaluations, advanced analytics, and other unique case uses. If you aren’t sure what you need, Contact our team; we can help you pick the right package for your specific needs.
Collaborate with VNL experts to set up your measures and features using the PARTNER CPRM platform. Starting with our question sets and validated measures, we build out your options for data entry and reporting to meet your needs and goals. By the end of setup, your organization will be ready to track partnerships daily, view results instantly in the analyzer and dashboards, and generate reports.
With enterprise packages, our experts provide completely customized services, including start-to-finish research, evaluations, and assessments. This includes program and network evaluations, networks of networks tracking and mapping, research and development initiatives, and other complex projects involving advanced analytics and reporting.
Enterprise packages are custom quoted based on your project needs and requirements. Click here for pricing info.
Are you taking a network approach in a program or community intervention?
Our team of network scientists provide network evaluation services. Using our network evaluation framework, we focus on demonstrating your network’s shared impact while generating actionable recommendations for quality improvement. We consider both the structure of your network as well as the quality of your connections, with metrics like trust and value, to add more detail and insight.
Click here to see examples of evaluations using PARTNER CPRM.
What Our Clients Say...
Learn About our Ongoing Projects
December 2020 – Ongoing // Colorado Project // PARTNERme Learn About the Project Partnering with the CO Center for Primary Care Innovation to integrate social connectedness screening at the Westminster Medical Clinic. Visible Network Labs and the Colorado Center for Primary Care Innovation are partnering
November 2021 – Ongoing // California Project // PARTNER CPRM Learn About the Project Working collaboratively to integrate programs and services that improve whole-person care while reducing multiple forms of violence in Azusa. All in for Azusa (AIFA) and Healthy San Gabriel Valley (HSGV) are
How We Work With Clients
While our team can customize our plans to fit your needs, most projects follow a standard timeline that walks through the steps of our PARTNER Method for building data-driven network strategies. Here is what a typical project looks like.
Shift Your Mindset & Build a Foundation
We start with a webinar called “Thinking Like a Network Scientist” to reframe the way you think about building and evaluating networks.
Design a Survey & Identify Partners
Our experts will work with you to identify the questions you want to ask, and help determine who you want to survey in and around your network.
Launch the Survey & Analyze Results
After pilot tests we will launch your survey and begin mapping and analyzing your results as they come in, focusing on key actionable insights.
Create & Share Your Network Reports
We will assemble your data, along with key network maps and visualizations, in a series of Highlight and Full Reports for you to share with your network.
Build Your Network Capacity for the Future
As we near the end of our engagement our team will help empower you to use this tracking system in the future with training, coaches, and other resources to build your network science capacity.
If you are curious about working with our team please send us a message. We look forward to connecting!