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Trusted. Exceptional. Essential.

We are the standard for high-stakes healthcare communications.

Our Mission

To make healthcare better.

We empower healthcare organizations to make a larger impact. As the industry evolves, we believe that time-honored values combined with cutting-edge approaches will guide the future of healthcare. We help leaders harness the full potential of their organizations.

We do this by helping leaders
Find their voice
Inspire trust
Use the power of relationships to make change happen

Our Vision

We are a band of disciplined insurgents who use our gifts to do good.

We’re a strategic communications firm with hubs in Nashville and Chicago, putting tenacious focus and decades of experience to work for our clients.

Our Values

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In all things, we are a team. We collaborate and lean on each other’s strengths. No matter what happens, we are accountable to each other and our clients.

Text that reads "the Kind Truth"

With great thoughtfulness, we give our clients our very best counsel. We challenge each other to be better, through respect and vulnerability.

Text that reads "Hustle and Heart"

We have a tireless drive and passion for our clients – and we believe our work makes healthcare better. We prize initiative and are quick to jump in and roll up our sleeves.

Text that reads "Celebrate the Wins"

We take time to honor each other, the firm and our clients. We recognize key moments for our clients, successes of our team members, and offer support when life gets tough.

Text that reads "Stay Smart, Think Big."

We have intellectual curiosity that pushes us to keep learning and stay ahead of the curve. We bring imagination and unexpected ideas to the table.

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As a division of Chartis, Jarrard helps to pursue the firm’s mission to improve healthcare delivery. Our work is part of Chartis’ comprehensive array of mission-critical advisory services, from management consulting in the areas of strategy, performance, digital and IT, and revenue cycle, to clinical quality and patient safety services, medical staff services, and interim staffing, to strategic communications and change management. The Chartis practices, individually and collectively, help clients navigate the future of care delivery and make healthcare better. Visit

Our Team

We bring strategically diverse backgrounds in healthcare, communications, politics, marketing, journalism, digital strategies and graphic design to the work we do. Together, we leave no stones unturned in our quest to help you advance your mission and achieve your business goals.

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging at Jarrard

We believe that by listening and learning from diverse viewpoints, we can create a home for colleagues where everyone is welcome and empowered to thrive. Read more about Kaleidoscope, our in-house initiative to bring diversity, equity and inclusion into everything we do.


Join Our Team

Not satisfied with the status quo? Do you want your work to have a meaningful impact?

Exceed your own expectations. Change more than your job. Change healthcare.

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October 4, 2023 in Careers

Vice President, Digital Marketing

We are actively recruiting a Vice President of Digital Marketing to oversee all things digital and digital marketing within the firm. We have a growing digital team who has helped our firm and clients recognize and…
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July 18, 2022 in Careers


These recent college graduates and post-grads will conduct independent research and draft client facing materials.
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January 6, 2024 in Careers

Associate Vice President, Public Affairs & Advocacy

The Health Systems Practice is seeking an Associate Vice President (AVP) to help lead key client projects with the nation’s most prominent healthcare brands. The work requires a strong communications…
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We want to hear from you.

Whether you’re a healthcare leader navigating change, challenge or opportunity, or you’d like to learn more about trends shaping the industry, we want to know what’s on your mind.

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