Bruce Hamory, MD

Partner & Chief Medical Officer, Health & Life Sciences
Dr. Hamory is a Partner and Chief Medical Officer in Oliver Wyman’s Health & Life Sciences Practice. He is a nationally known speaker on the topic of redesigning health delivery to improve value by improving quality and reducing costs.

Relevant experience:

  • Prior to joining Oliver Wyman, he was Executive Vice President, System Chief Medical Officer (Emeritus) at Geisinger, and Managing Partner for xG Health Solutions. In that role, he led Geisinger’s efforts to extend its innovations in healthcare delivery and payment systems to other groups and health systems.
  • As Geisinger’s System Chief Medical Officer from 1997 through 2008, he led the growth of the Geisinger Clinic from 535 to 750 physicians serving 40 locations in 35 counties and the three Geisinger hospitals. He oversaw the installation and refinement of an advanced electronic health record, led the development of a physician compensation plan incorporating pay for performance and pay for outcomes, and reorganized the Geisinger system from a geographic and departmentally based structure to a service line structure incorporating several disciplines within a service line. His other responsibilities included physician compensation, performance improvement, credentialing, clinical operations (group practice and hospitals), capital planning, as well as the educational and research activities of the system.
  • Dr. Hamory currently serves on the boards of Presence Health in Illinois, and of Integrated Health Solutions Network in Tennessee. He serves on the Advisory Committee for Acceleration of Change in Medical Education of the AMA, and the organizing committee for Involving Patients, Families and Communities in Interprofessional Education. He has previously served on the Boards of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, the American Medical Group Association, and on the advisory boards for several other national groups concerned with the quality and safety of healthcare, and the use of information technology in healthcare, as well as the integration of patient centered medical homes with public health.

Before joining Geisinger, Dr. Hamory was Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at Penn State’s Milton S. Hershey College of Medicine. He served as Executive Director of Penn State’s University Hospitals and Chief Operating Officer for the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.