Kyruus Blog

A Big Data approach to referral management - Tim Crowley, MD

Hear Dr. Tim Crowley, VP Physician Network Services at Kyruus and former SVP of Caritas Christi Healthcare speak about the top-of-mind issues that hospital CEOs face around physician network management and referral optimization:

  • Challenges related to physician network analysis
  • Leakage as a major issue many hospitals are facing under at-risk contracts
  • Taking a Big Data approach to physician network optimization

Dr. Tim Crowley is the Vice President of Business Development and consultant with Kyruus. Tim has over 30 years of experience in physician alignment issues, including the development and management of large physician groups and networks for both community hospitals and academic medical centers. Tim previously was Senior Vice President at Caritas Christi Health care, where he was directly responsible for over 400 employed physicians and 1,200 affiliated practitioners in the system. He also co-founded the Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, which unified the physicians, nurses and administration of the Cardiac and Vascular Surgery and the Cardiology service lines under one operating structure. As Chief of Network Development, he negotiated arrangements with over 40 new cardiologists and several PCP groups that resulted in a significant increase in open-heart surgeries and interventional cardiac procedures performed at CVI. Tim was a practicing physician in Internal Medicine for over 25 years.