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J Tyler Christensen

Senior Consultant


Services Expertise:

  • Strategy
  • Finance
  • Operations
  • Technology



  • University of Minnesota Master of Healthcare Administration
  • Brigham Young University Bachelor of Economics and Business Management

I began my career in healthcare working as a patient experience intern. As I rounded on and visited with dozens of individuals in the hospital, I came to clearly see the humans behind the numbers and understand how the entire healthcare system affected them. Working for ECG provides me the opportunity to help solve the industry’s complex problems and drive meaningful change, which ultimately impacts what matters most in healthcare: the patient.

J Tyler’s experience in areas from physician practices to big data analytics means he understands the complexities of healthcare delivery and can act as a trusted adviser to clients navigating provider alignment and compensation strategies in preparation for the industry’s movement toward fee-for-value. His rigorous, data-driven approach and knowledge of physician practice economics enables him to synthesize complex information sets, identify key trends, and guide his clients to craft actionable solutions tailored to their needs.

Before joining ECG, J Tyler worked as a consultant for nThrive, where he provided clients with real-time data insights to drive organizational improvement. His partnership with groups ranging in size from 35 to 410 providers centered around performing economic assessments of physician practices to identify performance gaps. As a result, J Tyler helped identify a total of approximately $23 million in improvement opportunities. Before nThrive, he worked at Allina Health System and was involved in strategic initiatives that included a market analysis for the flagship hospital’s orthopedic service line, for which he identified a potential improvement of $1.6 million. Further, while at Intermountain Healthcare, J Tyler coached over 120 managers on Studer Group communication frameworks and led projects that increased rural hospital HCAHPS scores.