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Paul R. DeMuro, Ph.D.

Of Counsel

100 S.E. 3rd Avenue
Suite 2700
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394
paul.demuro@nelsonmullins.com

In today’s world, in virtually all industries, it is important to be able to critically analyze data and for attorneys working in such industries to understand how their clients do so. Dr. DeMuro’s experience and background make him particularly suited to assist clients in these increasingly complex matters.

Dr. DeMuro practices in the areas of corporate...

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In today’s world, in virtually all industries, it is important to be able to critically analyze data and for attorneys working in such industries to understand how their clients do so. Dr. DeMuro’s experience and background make him particularly suited to assist clients in these increasingly complex matters.

Dr. DeMuro practices in the areas of corporate transactions, accountable care organizations, clinical integration, data analytics, biomedical informatics, cyber security, healthcare antitrust associated with innovative structures and ventures, value-based purchasing, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, governance, finance, and regulatory compliance. He is also well-versed in Medicare reimbursement, compliance and managed care.

Dr. DeMuro is a former National Library of Medicine post-doctoral fellow and obtained his Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics at OHSU School of Medicine, where his research area was the use of information technologies to increase quality and reduce costs. He also worked with data analytics in the context of various disease states.

He has authored or co-authored more than 175 publications and has delivered more than 400 presentations around the world.

transactions, accountable care organizations, clinical integration, data analytics, biomedical informatics, cyber security, healthcare antitrust associated with innovative structures and ventures, value-based purchasing, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, governance, finance, and regulatory compliance. He is also well-versed in Medicare reimbursement, compliance and managed care.

Dr. DeMuro is a former National Library of Medicine post-doctoral fellow and obtained his Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics at OHSU School of Medicine, where his research area was the use of information technologies to increase quality and reduce costs. He also worked with data analytics in the context of various disease states.

He has authored or co-authored more than 175 publications and has delivered more than 400 presentations around the world.

In today’s world, in virtually all industries, it is important to be able to critically analyze data and for attorneys working in such industries to understand how their clients do so. Dr. DeMuro’s experience and background make him particularly suited to assist clients in these increasingly complex matters.

Dr. DeMuro practices in the areas of corporate... transactions, accountable care organizations, clinical integration, data analytics, biomedical informatics, cyber security, healthcare antitrust associated with innovative structures and ventures, value-based purchasing, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, governance, finance, and regulatory compliance. He is also well-versed in Medicare reimbursement, compliance and managed care.

Dr. DeMuro is a former National Library of Medicine post-doctoral fellow and obtained his Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics at OHSU School of Medicine, where his research area was the use of information technologies to increase quality and reduce costs. He also worked with data analytics in the context of various disease states.

He has authored or co-authored more than 175 publications and has delivered more than 400 presentations around the world.

Experience

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Experience

  • Advises clients across the country on numerous issues, such as clinical integration, biomedical informatics, data analytics, the development of aligned financial incentives in the context of integrated delivery systems, cyber security, and health information technology, including mHealth, social media, and telemedicine
  • Primarily represents hospitals, health systems, accountable care organizations, physicians, physician groups, physician practice companies, integrated health systems, hospice facilities, managed care organizations, health care information technology companies, ancillary providers, commercial lenders, and investment banks in health care transactions and in internal investigations

Previous Professional Experience

  • Former Associate Professor, the Department of Sociobehavioral and Administrative Pharmacy at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Pharmacy
  • Retired Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP

Education

  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, JD (1979)
    • Board of Editors, Washington University Law Review
  • Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, PhD, Biomedical Informatics (2015)
  • Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, MBI, Biomedical Informatics (2012)
  • University of California, Berkeley, MBA, Finance (1986)
  • University of Maryland, BA, summa cum laude (1976)

Admissions

  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • Maryland
  • New York
  • Oregon
  • Texas
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

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  • Follmer Bronze Award in healthcare financial management from HFMA (1990)
  • Reeves Silver Award in healthcare financial management from HFMA (1993) 
  • Muncie Gold Award in healthcare financial management from HFMA (1995)
  • Founders Medal of Honor (1998)
  • Northern California HFMA Chapter Achievement Award (1999)
  • Northern California HFMA Chapter President’s Award (2000)
  • Southern California HFMA, Outstanding Committee Member Award, (2007-2008)
  • Helen Yerger/L. Vann Seawell Best Article Award, for Healthcare Financial Management Journal, “Provider Alliances: Key To Healthcare Reform” (January 1994)
  • HFMA’s National Board of Directors Award, as a member of the Principles and Practices Board (1994)
  • The Best Lawyers in America® Portland Metro Healthcare Lawyer of the Year (2014)
  • One of the Outstanding Physician Practice Lawyers by Nightingale’s Healthcare News (2009)
  • One of LawDragon’s top 3,000 (2010)
  • One of LawDragon’s 500 Leading Dealmakers in America (2007)
  • One of the LawDragon’s 500 leading lawyers in America (2005)
  • One of the Outstanding Healthcare Transaction Lawyers by Nightingale’s Healthcare News (2003, 2006)
  • One of 40 healthcare attorneys in the United States who’s made their mark by The National Law Journal (1997)
  • Who’s Who in Healthcare by the Los Angeles Business Journal (1997)
  • Certificate of Scholarship, University of Maryland, College Park (1979)
  • Southern California HFMA, Outstanding Committee Member Award, (2007-2008)
  • Northern California HFMA Chapter President’s Award (2000)
  • Northern California HFMA Chapter Achievement Award (1999)
  • C.P.A., Maryland (1981-present)
  • Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC), Health Care Compliance Association (2003-present)
  • Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) of the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE), member of MGMA (1993-present)
  • Fellow, Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), Member HFMA (1982-present)
  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Voluntary Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences (2015-present)
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (1983-present)
  • Member, AcademyHealth – Advancing Research, Policy and Practice (2016-present)
  • Member, American Medical Informatics Association (2009-present)
    • Member, Ethical, Legal & Social Issues Working Group (2011-present)
    • Member, Pharmacoinformatics Working Group (2016-present)
    • Member, Finance and Investment Committee (2012-present), Chair (2014-2017)
    • Chair Subcommittee on The Endowment Fund (2013)
    • Member, Conflict of Interest Committee (2017-present)
  • Member, American Bar Association (1980-present) 
    • Health Law Section, Chair (2006-2007)
    • Governing Council of the HLS (2000-2008) 
    • Budget Officer (2003-2005) 
    • Chair-Elect (2005-2006)
    • Member, Joint Committee on Employee Benefits, Chair (2009), Retiring Chair (2009-2010)
    • Section on Science & Technology and Section of International Law
  • Member, American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association (formerly National Health Lawyers Association and American Academy Of Healthcare Attorneys) (1982-present)
  • Member, California Society of Healthcare Attorneys (2013-present)
  • National Library of Medicine, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Ph.D student, OHSU (July 2012 - June 2015)
  • Class of 2017, Executive Leadership Orientation, A program of The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Broward (2017)
  • Member, Maryland Association of CPAs
  • Member, The International Bar Association
  • Member, Medical Group Management Association (1993-present)
    • National Board Member (2018-present)
    • Member, Certification and Examinations Committee (2010-2013)
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association (1982-present)
    • Member, National Board of Directors, Director at Large (1995-1997)
    • Executive Committee (1996-1997)
    • Member, Northern California Chapter (1982-2005), Member, Board of Directors (1990-1993,1999-2001), President-Elect (2001-2002), President (2002-2003)
  • F.A.C.M.P.E, Fellow of the American Academy of Medical Practice Executives
  • Life Fellow, American Bar Foundation (2017-present)
  • Fellow, American Health Lawyers Association (2014)
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