About Us

It’s a Wonderful Day at Quartz Clinical


Quartz Clinical is an advanced healthcare data analytics platform that connects all of your data together. Through its artificial intelligence engine and more than 30 billion data points, Quartz benchmarks your entire enterprise down to the individual procedure and provider. Quartz empowers your leadership team and medical staff to achieve better health and better care at a lower cost. Rediscover the joy of the work that you do and join us as we make the world a better place.

Transforming Healthcare


Achieve competitive advantage by leveraging exceptional insight into all aspects of your healthcare system. Fuel your performance improvement efforts with comprehensive analytics and automatically prioritized opportunities. Transform the quality of your healthcare by elevating the medical staff, better financial stewardship, and streamlined care delivery. Quartz can help you reduce LOS and readmissions, decrease inpatient mortality, improve outreach while decreasing outmigration, and save millions of dollars on your bottom line.

By Healthcare Leaders, For Healthcare Leaders


Quartz was built by the Surgisphere Corporation in 2007, a trusted name with a strong worldwide reputation of quality and performance leadership. Standing behind Quartz is an entire team of internationally-recognized and award-winning healthcare executives, physicians and surgeons, MBAs, lean six sigma master black belts, quality improvement experts, and a brilliant group of programmers.


2017: Exceptional Core Capabilities in Clinical Benchmarking, Financial Analysis, Supply Chain Logistics, Health Care Intelligence, & Strategic Analytics

Quartz combines its EHR platform, quality reporting system, and leading quality and performance improvement tools to form Quartz Clinical. Quartz Clinical leverages over 150,000,000 data points to provide detailed benchmarking data on all clinical, financial, and supply chain segments.
data points for benchmarking

2016: CMS-Approved Quality Management System

Quartz fuses its EHR platform with its CMS-approved quality management system to become the first combination product.

CMS Approved

2013: Artificial Intelligence Meets Health Care Intelligence

Quartz integrates an artificial intelligence algorithm to help analyze millions of clinical, financial, and supply chain data points.


2012: Elevating Clinical Practice and Healthcare Operations Through Benchmarking

Surgisphere leverages Quartz to include external benchmark data from best practices published in the medical literature and from its existing client base. Surgisphere opens new offices in Houston, Texas.

2010: A Trusted Name in Healthcare

Surgisphere has more than 200 clients, including prominent universities and major hospitals around the country and five countries around the world.

2009: Comprehensive Quality and Performance Improvement Tools

Surgisphere expands Quartz to include quality and performance improvement, known as the Quartz Quality Management System (Quartz QMS).

2007: Quartz is Born

Apex Testing, LLC becomes the Surgisphere Corporation and expands into electronic health records with the Quartz platform, known as the Quartz EMR. Surgisphere opens new offices near Research Triangle Park in North Carolina.

2004: A Reputation That Speaks For Itself – Around the World

By combining print and online technologies for medical education, Apex Testing, LLC becomes the largest online medical education portal with over 100,000 users around the world.

2001: Changing the World, One Doctor at a Time

Apex Testing, LLC launches its medical education consulting arm for university hospitals and medical societies.

1998: Strong Roots in a Global City

Apex Testing, LLC is formed as a medical education company in Chicago, IL.