Dan McMurray is a Senior Managing Director with more than 40 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Dan has a proven track record of achievements working for healthcare systems, individual hospitals, and medical institutions and associations.
As part of the Focus team, he currently serves as the Patient Care Ombudsman to American Medical Utilization Management and Institute for Cardiovascular Excellence. Dan is also currently serving as Court Appointed Receiver to Comfort Medical Supply in Ormond Beach, FL and Florida Institute for Neurological Rehabilitation in Wauchula, FL.
His recent Patient Care Ombudsman engagements include Citicare Family Health Center, Primecare Nevada Inc./NYE Regional Medical Center, Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester, New Jersey Spine and Rehabilitation, Peninsula Hospital Center, Hudson Healthcare, Dewitt Rehabilitation and Nursing Center and St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center. Some of his past engagements while at Focus were serving as the Patient Care Ombudsman for Crdentia Corporation (a home health care provider), St. Mary’s Hospital (a non-profit hospital), Caritas Healthcare (a healthcare system), Renaissance Healthcare Systems (a five-hospital system), Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center (a 370 bed acute care general hospital), Brooklyn Psychiatric Centers, Inc. (a mixed network of psychiatric facilities, including 10 primary clinics and over 12 subsidiary clinics), and Twin City Hospital (a critical access hospital).
Dan has also served as Chief Restructuring Officer to a multi-site hospital system in Hawaii and hospitals in New York, Texas, and Indiana. He served as Advisor to Imaging Centers in New Jersey, Hospitals in California and Connecticut, and a Multi-Specialty Medical Practice in Florida, Office of the Attorney General State of Michigan.
Prior to joining Focus Management Group, Dan served as COO of the Jackson Memorial Medical Center, one of the nation’s largest academic medical centers, where he directed and coordinated its strategic reorganization to improve net revenue by $6.5 million in one year.
Additional prior senior roles include CEO of St. Anthony’s Health Care Center, where he developed and implemented key new business development programs to raise net revenue by $2 million annually, Administrator of University of Miami’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, where he improved operating income by $2.7 million, and SVP for the Broward General Medical Center. Net revenues at the latter institution exceeded budgeted projections by 27% under Dan’s leadership. Dan has also provided consulting services to healthcare institutions in strategic planning, operations, managed care, performance improvement, capital strategy, due diligence, transition management, and continuous quality improvement.
Dan is a member of the Hospital Financial Management Association, a Fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives and has served the South Florida Hospital & Healthcare Association. He served as a board member and President for the Florida Hospital Association, the American Association of Eye & Ear Hospitals, and the Association of Voluntary Hospitals of Florida, Inc. He also served as a Health Administration and Policy Program Advisory Board Member for the University of Miami, School of Business and was a founding board member of S.A. Insurance Ltd.
Dan has been recognized as a well-respected presenter and author on a variety of subjects in the healthcare industry. Some of his recent speaking engagements have included the South Florida Bankruptcy Bar Association Meeting and the National Bankruptcy Judges Conference, where he discussed the Patient Care Ombudsman role in a healthcare bankruptcy case. He also presented to Turnaround Management Association’s South Florida Chapter regarding current trends in the healthcare industry. His most recent publication, ‘The Patient Care Ombudsman: A New Professional Gets Added to Chapter 11,’ appeared in the ABF Journal in September 2006.
Dan has been awarded a B.A. from Fordham University and an M.B.A. from Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management.