About Tim Coan

Tim Coan

Tim Coan, CEO ALN Medical Management

Along is one of the founders of ALN Medical Management and has served as its Chief Executive Officer since inception in 2000. Tim directs ALN’s overall strategy and business development efforts. One of his primary roles is helping ALN’s clients develop their future business strategy. He is a frequent national speaker on healthcare issues and writes a blog on matters that are important to independent physicians. Prior to ALN Tim served in the following roles:
• Chief Executive Officer – Aslex, Inc. (Healthcare strategy consulting)
• Vice President – Quorum Health Resources, Center for Organizational Innovation
• Senior Manager – Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), Change Management

Different is Good

There was a time, not long ago, when physician practices believed they need not trifle with pedestrian business ideas such as ‘strategy.’ Strategy required making choices. And choosing smacked of not caring for whatever patient walked through the door. That … Read more

A Lot of LUV

The financial results for Southwest Airlines are legendary. In the airline industry, where bankruptcy is common, Southwest has strung together an impressive 42 consecutive years of profitability. Southwest has also made $12 billion over the past 15 years, whereas the … Read more

Headers, Threshers and Combines

If you have ever taken a long drive across the Midwest in the fall, you likely caught a glimpse of a fascinating ritual that is a tip of the cap in tribute to Hiram Moore.  Several combines, stacked shoulder to … Read more