Jason Markham has more than 25 years of healthcare experience including organizational governance, physician compensation modeling, patient access, continuum of care initiatives, physician operations and integration of large group acquisitions.
Mr. Markham has provided operational leadership and strategic advisory services to large multi-specialty medical groups and health systems. He has extensive experience in working closely with physician and hospital leaders on performance improvement initiatives and service line development. Prior to joining FTI, Mr. Markham served as the chief administrative officer (“CAO”) at CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic and chief operating officer (“COO”) for CHRISTUS Physician Enterprise (“CPE”), where he was responsible for the oversight of operations of a multispecialty group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians with revenue exceeding $500 million, and an administrative expense budget of $300 million. He was also a member of the Executive Leadership Team. Mr. Markham managed the ambulatory division with over 5,000 employees and served as head of all Integration Initiatives. He held previous executive positions with Baylor Health Texas Provider Network, EmCare, Inc, and Mercy Clinic.
During Mr. Markham’s tenure as CAO, CTC grew from 350 clinicians to more than 1,200 from 2017 to 2020. In addition, he led an 18-month, $45 million electronic medical record (“EMR”) conversion. Mr. Markham also played critical roles in acquisitions, recruitment, and service line diversification including hospital-based service lines and ambulatory clinics. As CAO of CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic, Mr. Markham won the 2017 Acclaim Award, supported by AMGA Foundation, which rewards the nation’s premier healthcare delivery organizations that are high-performing and that are bringing their organization closer to the ideal delivery model.
Mr. Markham brings a unique breadth and depth of operational experience to his consulting having led both for-profit and not-for profit physician groups and healthcare systems. Starting with a background in physician practice management, he has built his career assisting health systems operationalize their physician organizations. His expertise combines physician practice operations, technology and organizational effectiveness.
Mr. Markham holds a B.A. in Management from West Texas A&M University and an M.B.A. with a specialization in Health Organization Management from Texas Tech University.