Dr. Jeffrey C. Bauer

Health Futurist & Medical Economist
Madison, Wisconsin
United States

Focus Areas

Policy & Education


Dr. Bauer is a nationally recognized health futurist and medical economist. He is a partner in the management consulting practice of ACS Healthcare Solutions (Dearborn, MI), where he forecasts the future of health care and develops practical, creative approaches to improving the health care delivery system. Dr. Bauer has published more than 135 articles, books, Web pages, and videos on health care delivery. He speaks frequently to national audiences about key trends in health care, medical science, technology, payment, information systems, public policy, and creative problem-solving. Dr. Bauer is quoted often in the national press and writes regularly for periodicals that cover the business of health care. As a consultant with more than 15 years of experience, he assists hospitals and other provider organizations with strategic planning and visioning, leadership education, technology assessment, and service line transformation. Dr. Bauer also spent 17 years as a professor at two medical schools and served as Health Policy Adviser to the governor of Colorado. He was a Ford Foundation Independent Scholar, a Fulbright Scholar (Switzerland), and a Kellogg Foundation National Fellow.