Murray N. Ross, PhD
- Education and Training
BS, Arizona State University
MA, University of Maryland, College Park
PhD, University of Maryland, College Park
Dr. Murray N. Ross is Vice President and Director of the Institute for Health Policy at Kaiser Permanente. He brings 30 years of experience as a health care finance and policy leader, with expertise in synthesizing and communicating the practical implications of market developments and public policies. His research, presentations, and articles have explored topics such as health insurance and health care reform; Medicare; paying for graduate medical education; and wages, income, and employment.
- Prior Positions (selected)
- 1985–1988Research AssociateAmerican Enterprise Institute1988–1994Principal AnalystHealth and Human Resources Division, Congressional Budget Office1995–1998Chief, Health Cost Estimates UnitBudget Analysis Division, Congressional Budget Office1998–2002Executive DirectorMedicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC)2002–presentDirectorKaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy2002–presentVice PresidentVice President and Director of the Institute for Health Policy at Kaiser Permanente
- Publications (selected)
Peer-reviewed research manuscripts
Ross M, Schiotz M et al. Something is amiss in Denmark: A comparison of preventable hospitalisations and readmissions for chronic medical conditions in the Danish Healthcare system and Kaiser Permanente. BMC Health Services Research 2011;11:347.
Ross M, Fegraus LH. Sovaldi, Harvoni, and Why It’s Different This Time. Health Affairs blog posted November 21, 2014.
Ross M. A Wannabe Winemaker Plots the Path to a New Health Care Delivery System. Health Affairs blog, posted April 28, 2015.
Ross M. Reaching Beyond Delivery System Walls to Improve Colorectal Cancer Screening. Health Affairs blog, posted March 24, 2017.
Ross M. Stemming the Tide of Prescription Opioid Overuse, Misuse, and Abuse. Health Affairs blog, posted September 22, 2017.