McDermott+Consulting Deepens Commitment to Helping Clients Deliver Superior Care with the Arrival of Dr. Paul Gerrard


McDermott+Consulting, a national healthcare consulting and lobbying firm, today announced that Dr. Paul Gerrard has joined the firm as a consultant based in Washington, DC.

“Paul is a recognized leader in the US healthcare industry and we are thrilled that our clients will be able to take advantage of his depth of experience,” said Eric Zimmerman, a principal of McDermott+Consulting and global head of McDermott’s Health Practice.

“Paul will bring even greater critical insights across a wide range of clinical areas and healthcare technologies and provide guidance on Medicare policy and regulatory requirements to McDermott+Consulting clients. Paul also has significant experience in health outcomes research and scientific computing.”

Dr. Gerrard most recently served as a chief medical officer and MolDX Director of Clinical Science at a Medicare Administrative Contractor. In that capacity, he played a critical role in the development of strategic directions for molecular diagnostics, post-acute care and data analytics.

Dr. Gerrard is a PM&R physician by training. He has worked as a private practice physician and associate medical director with a New England based rehabilitation hospital.

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