The Blendbase Group

Blendbase Group

5019 Camino Escollo
San Clemente, CA
Tel (949) 878-8755
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Timothy J. Kares

Timothy J. Kares
Executive Director

Tim is Executive Director and founder of The Blendbase Group, LLC. In this role, he has overall responsibility for all firm client engagements, working relationships, and business development. With a broad range of senior healthcare management knowledge developed over 25 years in consulting and leadership of healthcare delivery systems, his specific areas of expertise include:

  • Strategic Financial Planning
  • Strategic Business Development
  • Physician and Medical Group Strategy
  • Merger/Acquisition and Venture Development
  • Payer/Provider Relations
  • Contract Negotiation/Risk Management
  • Capital Planning and Management
  • New Product/Revenue Growth Strategies
  • Operations and Quality Improvement
  • Debt Financing and Management
  • Physician Practice Management
  • Healthcare Organization Governance
  • Revenue Cycle Management
  • Technology Planning and Acquisition
  • Regulatory and Compliance
  • Board Facilitation

Tim has directed numerous projects and engagements for a wide variety of healthcare organizations including academic medical centers, non-profit and for-profit healthcare systems, management service organizations, independent practice associations and medical groups, freestanding ambulatory surgical centers, and other allied healthcare providers. He has extensive operations experience in senior financial management, capital planning and development, business development, organizational reengineering, technology planning and acquisition, and unique expertise with start up organizations. Prior to forming The Blendbase Group, Tim was the Chief Executive Officer for HealthFinance Associates, LLC. He has served as a senior finance executive at Johns Hopkins including Vice President of Finance/CFO for Johns Hopkins HealthCare, the for-profit managed care MSO and primary care delivery system for Johns Hopkins Medicine. He has spent many years in senior positions for academic medical centers including Hopkins, George Washington Medical Center, and the Medical College of Virginia Hospitals. He was a CFO for Tenet Healthcare West in Los Angeles. His previous consulting experience includes senior positions with BDC Advisors, LLC, The Camden Group, and Ernst & Young.

Tim received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Maryland and Masters of Business Administration in Healthcare Economics from Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia. He is a member of the Hospital Association of Southern California, the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Healthcare Financial Management Association, and the American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management. He may be reached at (949) 547-2771.






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