Paul R. DeMuro has practiced extensively in the areas of corporate transactions, accountable care organizations, clinical integration, 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.
He regularly 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 and health information technology, including mHealth, social media and telemedicine.
DeMuro 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.
An economist by education, DeMuro is a CPA (Maryland), who holds an MBA (Finance) from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, an MBI (Biomedical Informatics) from Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) School of Medicine and a law degree from Washington University, where he was a member of the Board of Editors of the Law Review. 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 170 publications and has delivered more than 400 presentations around the world.
DeMuro is a former Associate Professor in the Department of Sociobehavioral and Administrative Pharmacy at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Pharmacy.
DeMuro has held positions with the American Bar Association, Medical Group Management Association, Health Care Compliance Association, Healthcare Financial Management Association, American Health Lawyers Association and the American Medical Informatics Association. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the International Bar Association, AcademyHealth and the American College of Healthcare Executives.