Founder & Executive ChairmanUnder John’s leadership, Gorman Health Group has become the leading professional services and solutions firm for government-sponsored health care, providing thought leadership and expert strategic, operational, and technology-based solutions in its 17 years of continuous operations and growth.
John's work focuses on government health programs strategy, cultural transformation within healthcare companies, governance, and turnaround of distressed health plans.
John and the Gorman team have led the development and launch of several entrepreneurial ventures in both software and business process outsourcing in government health programs. Under the mantra of "better to be new than improved" GHG has redefined solutions in risk adjustment, enrollment/eligibility/membership reconciliation, beneficiary marketing, sales agent compliance and management, and online training. The company now pursues 2-3 ventures annually, and sources acquisitions and investments for several private equity firms.
John speaks at dozens of industry and investment community conferences each year, reaching thousands of senior health care executives with his predictions about the evolving government-sponsored managed care market. He is regularly quoted in the trade press and the national media, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, and serves on the editorial advisory boards of several industry publications.
Prior to founding his own company in 1996, John served as Assistant to the Director of HCFA’s Office of Managed Care, where he provided day-to-day management and served as the external liaison for the Medicare and Medicaid managed care programs. During the 1993 debate on national health care reform, John was chief lobbyist on health care financing issues for the National Association of Community Health Centers, an organization of Federally-funded primary care clinics for the medically underserved. Prior to that, he served as Press Secretary and Staff Director for U.S. Representative John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), then-Chairman of the Government Operations Committee.