Jim Kinser is an AVP in HCA Healthcare’s Strategy & Innovation Group, which supports the development and execution of the organization’s strategic initiatives and development activity. Earlier at HCA, Kinser led the company’s efforts in bundled payment programs.

Prior to HCA, Kinser was Director of Provider Contracting for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. He has also worked in a number of hospital administration roles for Community Health Systems.

Kinser has an MBA with a concentration in Health Sector Management from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business. He earned his BA from Vanderbilt University with a major in economics.