James Smith

James SmithMember, BBI Board of Advisors, MBA, FACHE

Mr. Smith is a senior vice president with The Camden Group.  He is a nationally recognized strategy and business healthcare consultant, author, and speaker.  Mr. Smith has more than 30 years of experience as a consultant and leader of provider-owned, for profit, and not for profit health plans, hospital, and health systems, as well as a large physician group. He leads the New York office of The Camden Group and focuses on strategic and implementation advisory services.  He has extensive experience in managed care and provider network development and operations, health system and health plan strategic and business planning and development, medical group formation and operations, and direct contracting. He has assisted numerous organizations to design strategies, develop action plans, and implement efforts to move from volume-based to value-based care and reimbursement and is a leading expert in developing clinically integrated organizations.  He works with physician and administrative leadership and governing boards of providers, health plans, and self-funded payers to establish working joint ventures and collaborations and advises on the development of strategies for provider responses as payers and providers seek to implement new health plans and delivery networks for the public and private health exchanges.