Paul A. Gurny, M.B.A., M.S., Principal

Paul Gurny has held positions in both the public and private health care sectors. He was the Deputy Secretary for Health Care Financing in the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene where he guided and managed Maryland’s Medicaid, long-term care, and pharmacy programs. Paul was the chief architect of the award winning Johns Hopkins University Business of Medicine MBA Program, a program jointly offered by the School of Medicine and the Carey School of Business where he continues to be a senior professional faculty member.

Mr. Gurny has worked for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. While with the Department, Mr. Gurny received a number of awards including the Department’s highest award for Research Integrity. Mr. Gurny also served as technical advisor to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Standards and Quality Bureau and has been a referee for the Health Care Financing Review.

Paul holds a bachelor’s degree in zoology from the George Washington University. He also has master’s degrees in both business administration and finance from Loyola University in Maryland. In addition, he is a graduate of the Intermountain Healthcare Delivery Improvement Program. Mr. Gurny has published a number of scientific articles and has been a speaker for local, national, and international organizations discussing the measurement of quality in health care and methods to systematically and continuously improve medical care. Recently, he co-authored a book entitled: The Search for Excellence in Clinical Practice: A Handbook on Clinical Process Improvement for Providers.