Michael Abrams

Michael Abrams is co-founder and Managing Partner of Numerof & Associates. Over the last 25 years he has built a portfolio of strategy and business performance successes as an internal and external consultant to Fortune 500 corporations.

Leveraging the corporate management experience he acquired prior to founding Numerof, Michael has shaped the development of Numerof’s approach, including the firm’s emphasis on innovative and realistic strategies for changing markets, as well as rigor in managing the complex change necessary for improving organizational performance.

Michael completed his doctoral work in business policy at St. Louis University, received his MA from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and co-authored Bringing Value to Healthcare: Practical Steps for Getting to a Market-Based Model. He has also contributed articles to more than a dozen leading business journals.

Posts by Michael Abrams

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Physician Targeting Using Real-time Data: How PurpleLab’s Alerts Can Help

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MedCity Influencers, Hospitals, Payers, Opinion, Legal

Regulators get it right in Optum-Change case, a proper target for antitrust enforcement

In both word and action, the Biden administration has ushered in an aggressive new era of antitrust enforcement. Less than a year in, administration leaders have rescinded previous antitrust guidelines, sometimes without explicit replacement, and stopped pending mergers dead in their tracks. It is difficult to cast judgment on so broad a policy shift, but […]

MedCity Influencers, Opinion, Legal

A ban on surprise bills is just a Band-Aid

Until Medicare and commercial insurers link the reimbursement they pay providers to the things that matter to us as consumers and citizens, we will continue to have a dysfunctional system that abides appalling practices like surprise billing, and continue to spend time on band-aids like this interim final rule instead of fixing the real problem.