Ben Albert is an established entrepreneur with 20+ years’ experience building and leading companies that make accessing, navigating, and managing care easier for patients, while improving necessary care completion rates and reducing unnecessary costs for providers.
Ben is the Co-Founder and CEO of Upfront Healthcare Services, Inc., a company that is proactively guiding every patient to the care they need through automated and personalized patient navigation. Upfront’s mission to ensure every patient can access the care they need is a direct reflection of Ben’s experience in healthcare and his extensive experience as a caregiver.
Prior to launching Upfront, Ben was the Founder and CEO of Care Team Connect, a SaaS-based provider care management platform. CTC grew into the leading care management platform for providers before being acquired by The Advisory Board Company in 2013 where Ben led Population Health. Ben went on to serve as an Entrepreneur in Residence and Operating Partner within the Strategic Investments Division of Cambia Health Solutions, where he advised portfolio companies and participated in the evaluation of new investment opportunities.
Additionally, he held various executive-level positions at PatientKeeper, Inc. prior to its acquisition by HCA, and Data Harbor, Inc. prior to its acquisition by My Evaluation.
Ben holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship from the University of Illinois, Chicago, and a bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University. Ben lives in Evanston, IL with his wife, two daughters, and two dogs. When not working, Ben can be found outside thinking about work.