Jim Blake is a recognized leader in the healthcare industry and long-time trusted advisor to many of the nation’s leading hospitals and health systems. He has counseled healthcare leaders on strategy, mergers and acquisitions, performance improvement, and financing.

Jim works hand-in-hand with clients to meet their critical needs in a way that is fully integrated with their organization’s overall strategy. He has assisted in the creation of some of the top health systems in the U.S., and has led more than $40 billion in financings for a broad range of healthcare organizations.

Jim frequently speaks and writes on major topics in healthcare, most recently focusing on the intersection of data analytics and performance improvement. Prior to joining Kaufman Hall, he was a Managing Director of Citigroup’s Healthcare Group. 

Get in touch with Jim today at 224.724.3198.


All Specialties:

Integrated Strategic Financial Planning
Mergers & Acquisitions
Performance Improvement

Insights from James Blake

Illustration of data in use in a hospital setting
Illustration of data in use in a hospital setting

Comparative Analytics: Putting Data to Work

Almost all hospital executives responding to a recent survey said that their organizations should be doing more to leverage financial and operational data to inform strategic decisions. Learn more.