Ben Albert is an established healthcare entrepreneur on a mission to make healthcare sustainable and person centric. Ben is the co-founder and CEO of Upfront Healthcare, a company offering next level pre-visit services that improve consumer satisfaction and have a meaningful financial return. Before starting Upfront Healthcare Services, Ben was the Founder and CEO of Care Team Connect (CTC), a SaaS-based provider care management platform, now known as Crimson Care Management. CTC established itself as the leading care management platform in support of value-based care and was acquired by the Advisory Board Company in October 2013.
Following the acquisition, Ben served as Executive Director of Population Health within the Advisory Board’s Crimson division. Before starting CTC, Ben spent five years in various executive-level positions at PatientKeeper Inc. (acquired by HCA) and was the vice president of Institution Products at Data Harbor, Inc. (acquired by myevaluations.com). Ben recently served as an Entrepreneur In Residence and Operating Partner within the Strategic Investments Division of Cambia Health Solutions, where he advised portfolio companies, participated in the evaluation of new investments and furthered the development of his new venture, Upfront Healthcare Services. Ben holds an MBA in entrepreneurship from the University of Illinois, Chicago, and a bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University.