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Tim Alba

Tim Alba | Caldwell Butler & Associates

Tim Alba, FACHE, Partner

Tim Alba is a Partner with Caldwell Butler and Associates (CBA), a leading resource in the strategic application of advance quality methods in healthcare that bolster leadership development and drive margin improvement. The result is sustainable implementation of cost savings, advancing quality and a management team culture driven by accountability.

Tim is an active advisory board participant for startup companies and organizations seeking to solve for growth opportunities (unmet needs) in healthcare sector. These advisory board positions include Glenn Llopis Group (author of The Innovation Mentality), and Nosocom Solutions.

Prior to CBA Tim served as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Business Analytics with Aramark Healthcare where he developed and managed relationships with group purchasing organizations, consulting firms, shared services organizations and leading industry professional associations. His healthcare experience includes management consulting – operational and clinical performance improvement – cost accounting, patient throughput improvement and purchased services contracting. He previously worked at Premier, Inc, and TrecaHealth. He began his career at SunHealth Alliance providing operational management consulting services in hospitals.

Throughout his career, Tim has created partnerships, bringing organizations together with common objectives and aligned incentives. The results are new solutions and services that address unmet needs; identifying and solving for opportunity gaps that others don’t see. He led the development of new solutions that address operational and clinical quality including an approach named as Honorable Mention for AHA Nova Award. His publications include insights into benchmarking (operational and clinical) and frameworks for managing patient populations across a continuum, such as: Journal for Clinical Engineering, Managed Care Quarterly, Topics in Health Care Financing, Journal of Cardiovascular Management, and Quality Management in Healthcare. His background provides the expertise to rapidly analyze clients’ needs and match them to applicable methods to optimize performance.

He holds degrees in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Virginia. Tech, has completed the Aramark Strategic Leadership Program (Smeal College of Business at Penn State) and is a certified facilitator for Juran Business Process Quality Management. Tim is a Fellow in the ACHE and a member of HFMA.