Relias Institute

Relias Institute

Studying the impact of training and technology on healthcare outcomes



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Our Mission

Relias Institute, the research arm of Relias Learning, investigates and carries out clinical research studies related to prevention, treatment, and delivery of services to people with health conditions and studies the impact of staff training and education on healthcare outcomes. 

As the landscape of healthcare continues to shift from “fee-for-service” to “pay-for-performance or value” systems, providers will need to closely monitor performance measures and put in place strategies to meet performance targets.

Can staff behavior-change programs focused on specific performance measures move the needle and allow health-care organizations to maximize client outcomes and improve their bottom line?

Relias Institute exists to answer this question and to identify the strategies, technologies and programs that are effective in changing behaviors related to these measures. We use these findings to enhance and create innovative products and to contribute to the industries we serve through presentations and publications.


We owe all of our research findings to our industry-leading partners


  • ball state

  • walker

  • sage college

  • May Institute

  • easter seal southern california

  • university of texas pan american

Our Researchers

Emaley McCulloch

Emaley McCulloch

Relias Learning

Amin Lotfizadeh

Amin Lotfizadeh

Easter Seals Southern California

Shannon Lee

Shannon Lee

Walker Trieschman Institute



Courtney Hughes Ph.D., M.S.

Relias Learning



Elise Valdes Ph.D., M.S.

Relias Learning


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