Speaker Biography
Alfred (Al) Lewis, JD
Founder and President
Disease Management Purchasing Consortium International
 
Al Lewis is founder and President of the Disease Management Purchasing Consortium International, Inc. (DMPC--www.Dismgmt.com) DMPC is by far the leading consultant/procurement broker in the field of disease management. He has been designated #1 in Managed Healthcare Executive's overall list of the Most Influential People in disease management.

He was founder and first president of the DMAA: Care Continuum Alliance, and is the founder and president of the Disease Management Purchasing Consortium (DMPC). DMPC members utilize its resources for procurement and outcomes measurement. Its 100+ members, listed at www.Dismgmt.com, include most of the country’s largest health plans, many smaller ones, an increasing number of employers and unions, and the states of Washington, Texas, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee, Wyoming, Alaska, Michigan, New Hampshire and Montana.

His disease management outcomes database is the largest in the field, with more than two dozen payors participating. His measurement methodology is also the most widely used in the field.

Al holds undergraduate and law degrees from Harvard University, phi beta kappa and holds a Visiting Scholar appointment at the Heller School for Social Policy, Brandeis University.