Mr. Paul Robert DeMuro
Paul DeMuro is one of the leading attorneys in the country on health reform issues, having written and presented extensively on many of its key areas, while advising healthcare clients across the country on numerous issues, such as clinical integration, biomedical informatics, health information technology (HIT), health information exchange (HFE) and other health reform issues affecting consumers, employers, healthcare providers, and health plans.
An economist by education, Paul is a CPA, who holds an MBA (Finance) and an MBI (Biomedical Informatics). He graduated from the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis in 1979, where he was a member of the Board of Editors of the Law Review.
Retiring from the Latham & Watkins law firm in 2012, Paul accepted a National Library of Medicine post-doctoral fellowship in the PhD program in Biomedical Informatics at the Oregon & Health & Science University School of Medicine, Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, where he focuses his research on the translation of healthcare quality to cost-effectiveness, clinical integration, HIT, and other health reform topics. Paul is Special Counsel with the Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt law firm in Portland.
A member of the Health Law Section of the Wyoming State Bar, Paul also is former Chair of the ABA Health Law Section and the ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits. He is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation, the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), and the American Academy of Medical Practice Executives. He is a member of the American Medical Informatics Association, where he serves on its Finance Committee, its Ethical, Legal & Social Issues Working Group, and its Journal’s (JAMIA’s) Student Editorial Board. He is a member of the International Bar Association, the American College of Healthcare Executives, the AICPA, and numerous other professional organizations. He is certified in Healthcare Compliance, and was formerly Vice-Chair of the HFMA’s Principles & Practices Board.
He has penned or co-penned over 100 publications and delivered approximately 350 presentations around the world. He has been recognized by Chambers USA with National and California rankings. He has or has had recognition/listings in Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in American Law, The Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Expert Guides, Law Dragon, Nightingale’s Healthcare News, The National Law Journal, the Los Angeles Business Journal, and others.
Paul holds Certificates of Advanced Technical Study from the HFMA in Mastering Healthcare Accounting and Finance, Managed Care, and Patient Financial Services.
Paul is a member of the Wyoming Bar, and is admitted to the Bars of seven other jurisdictions.
He resides in Wilson, Wyoming, where his youngest daughter is a sophomore in the local high school.