Jim Buckheit joined Freed Associates in 2016. As a highly experienced health care administrator and business strategist, Jim specializes in helping organizations achieve transformational operational and business improvements. He has a particular interest in care and utilization management systems, process improvement initiatives and disease management programs, and has worked with an array of public, private, government and non-profit health care organizations. Collegial and team-oriented, he is credited by clients and colleagues for his deep industry knowledge, supportive input and calming influence within complex, high-profile projects and programs. Jim earned his Master’s in Public Administration from the State University of New York College at Brockport, and his Bachelor of Science from St. John Fisher College.