Dan McMurray is a senior executive with more than 40 years of experience in the healthcare industry. He 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 recently served as Receiver and Special Advisor to the Florida Institute for Neurological Rehabilitation, Special Advisor to Fortis Healthcare Corporation-Assisting the Receiver, Special Advisor to Preferred Care Partners, and Special Advisor to Vestavia Hills, LTD, dba, Mount Royal Towers Retirement Community and Health Center. Dan also served as Federal Court Appointed Receiver to Comfort Medical Supply Corporation.
His recent Patient Care Ombudsman engagements include Adeptus Health Ventures LLC, Citicare Family Health Center, Institute of Cardiovascular Excellence, Primecare Nevada Inc./NYE Regional Medical Center, Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester, American Medical Utilization Management, New Jersey Spine and Rehabilitation Center, Peninsula Hospital Center, Hudson Healthcare, Dewitt Rehabilitation and Nursing Center and St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center. In past engagements with Focus, Dan served as Patient Care Ombudsman for Crdentia Corporation, St. Mary’s Hospital (a non-profit hospital), Caritas Healthcare, Renaissance Healthcare Systems (a five-hospital system), Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center (a 370 bed acute care), Brooklyn Psychiatric Centers, Inc., Twin City Hospital (a critical access hospital) and University Hospital and Medical Center.
Dan 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, a Multi-Specialty Medical Practice in Florida, and Office of the Attorney General State of Michigan.
Prior to joining Focus , Dan served as COO of Jackson Health System, 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.
Prior senior roles include serving as 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 The University of Miami’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, where he improved operating income by $2.7 million, and SVP for the North Broward Health System; responsible for 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 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 speaking engagements include 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. Dan 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 holds a BA in History from Fordham University and an MBA, with a concentration in Healthcare Management, from Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management.