BluePath Health founder Timi Leslie has worked for more than 20 years with healthcare policy organizations, IT providers and consulting firms. With her “inside the beltway” experience at federal healthcare agencies, Ms. Leslie offers a unique combination of expertise in both national and California health care policy and regulation. She is a recognized expert in health IT and health care policy, analysis and futures, and is frequently asked to join policy committees and to contribute to and speak at industry events.
Ms. Leslie began her career as part of the health care and technology strategy practices at Andersen Consulting and Coopers and Lybrand. She left the consulting industry to lead product management and business development for CareScience’s health information exchange and interoperability division.
After four years at CareScience, Ms. Leslie started a boutique health care consulting firm that later merged with Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, a legal and health policy firm. Prior to founding BluePath Health, she was a vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton where she lead the San Francisco commercial and government health care practice.
Ms. Leslie brings broad-based experience working with public and private boards and executive leadership to her BluePath clients. She has worked with think tanks and policy groups to convene and facilitate summit meetings on health care policy and strategy.
Ms. Leslie is also an expert on the future of health IT. In 2013, she served as a judge for Allscript’s Open App Challenge for which 98 developers entered applications that integrate directly with the company’s EHR software. She is an advisor and judge for the Southern California Health Technology Acceleration Program (HTAP), created in 2011 by the von Liebig Entrepreneurism Center at UC San Diego.
She holds a B.S. in civil and environmental engineering from University of California at Davis.