PRIUM EVIDence Based

Michael Gavin

Michael is responsible for the strategic direction and management of PRIUM. He leads PRIUM with deep experience in several major sectors of the health care industry. Most recently, Michael was a consultant with Kurt Salmon Associates, a leading provider of strategic advisory services to the healthcare provider sector. Prior to KSA, he served as the Vice President of Operations for MDdatacor, Inc., a health services start-up that provides innovative information technology solutions to support pay-for-performance programs in the ambulatory care environment. Before joining MDdatacor, Michael was a consultant with The Monitor Group in Cambridge, MA. He holds an M.B.A. from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, as well as a BSBA degree in Finance from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

Michael Gavin, focuses his writing on healthcare issues facing risk managers in the workers’ compensation space and beyond. He places particular emphasis on the over-utilization of prescription drugs in the treatment of injured workers.


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The RXProfessor

Mark Pew

Mark Pew (The RxProfessor)  is a popular speaker, media quote, author and blogger. Since 2012, Mark presented educational content 342 times to 21,455 people in 40 jurisdictions, including 12 national webinars.  He serves on the IAIABC Medical Issues Committee, the SIIA Workers’ Compensation Committee, and the Pharmacy & UR Groups for CompSense in California and New York. In addition, he serves as a technical advisor to multiple jurisdictions on subjects such as drug formularies, treatment guidelines and medicinal use of cannabis.

His musings on the intersection of chronic pain and appropriate treatment can be found on his blog, onLinkedIn and on Twitter @RxProfessor.


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