Nathan Kaufman is managing director/founder of Kaufman Strategic Advisors LLC, an established San Diego-based company. A noted consultant, author and lecturer, Mr. Kaufman has made significant contributions to the body of healthcare literature during his healthcare experience of more than 40 years and has over 76 published articles. Mr. Kaufman is a nationally renowned expert in the areas of peak–performing hospitals and physician groups, hospital strategy, physician compensation, integrated delivery systems, managed care, joint ventures and dispute resolution and has served as an expert witness in healthcare arbitration cases. He regularly speaks on these topics and others for numerous health system organizations and healthcare associations throughout the country and presents at several major conferences as a keynote speaker. Throughout his career, he has held executive positions, including president/COO of an imaging center company. Mr. Kaufman holds a Master of Science degree in health systems and a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology. In 2021, Mr. Kaufman and his partner, Tom Blankenship, started Matterhorn Strategic Advisors to assist healthcare organizations with their large transactions.