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Practice Areas:

Health Law
Computer and Technology Law

Accreditations and Certifications:

Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC)
Health Care Compliance Association
Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) of the American College of Medical Practice Executives
Medical Group Management Association

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Bar Membership:

Maryland, 1979
District of Columbia, 1980
California, 1982
Wyoming, 2009
Illinois, 2010
Texas, 2010
New York, 2011
Oregon, 2011
Florida, 2013
Washington, 2014


Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon, 2015
, Ph.D., Biomedical Informatics and 2012 Master, Biomedical Informatics

University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California, 1986
M.B.A., Finance

Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri, 1979
J.D., Juris Doctor

University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland, 1976
B.A., summa cum laude


American College of Healthcare Executives

Paul R. DeMuro PhD

Of Counsel
Fort Lauderdale   

Mr. Paul R. DeMuro is Of Counsel in the Fort Lauderdale office of Broad and Cassel. He is a member of the Firm's Health Law Practice Group.

  • Mr. DeMuro has practiced extensively in the areas of corporate transactions, accountable care organizations, clinical integration, healthcare antitrust associated with innovative structures and ventures, value-based purchasing, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, governance, finance and regulatory compliance. He is also well-versed in Medicare reimbursement, compliance and managed care.
  • He regularly advises clients across the country on numerous issues, such as clinical integration, biomedical informatics, data analytics, the development of aligned financial incentives in the context of integrated delivery systems and health information technology, including mHealth, social media and telemedicine.
  • Mr. DeMuro primarily represents hospitals, health systems, accountable care organizations, physicians, physician groups, physician practice companies, integrated health systems, hospice facilities, managed care organizations, health care information technology companies, ancillary providers, commercial lenders and investment banks in health care transactions and in internal investigations.
  • An economist by education, Mr. DeMuro is a CPA, who holds an MBA (Finance) from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, an MBI (Biomedical Informatics) from Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) School of Medicine and a law degree from Washington University, where he was a member of the Board of Editors of the Law Review. Mr. DeMuro is a former National Library of Medicine post-doctoral fellow and obtained his Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics at OHSU School of Medicine, where his research area was the use of information technologies to increase quality and reduce costs. He also worked with data analytics in the context of various disease states.
  • He has authored or co-authored more than 170 publications and has delivered more than 400 presentations around the world.
  • Mr. DeMuro is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociobehavioral and Administrative Pharmacy at Nova Southeastern University's College of Pharmacy.
Mr. DeMuro has held positions with the American Bar Association, Medical Group Management Association, Health Care Compliance Association, Healthcare Financial Management Association and American Health Lawyers Association. He is a member of the American Medical Informatics Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and International Bar Association.

Honors and Awards

  • Recognized in "The Best Lawyers in America­®" for health care law, 2016 and 2017 


  • Keeping Internet Pirates At Bay: Ransomware Negotiation In The Healthcare Industry
    Nova Law Review
    June 2017
  • Data Analytics and Population Health - Keys to the Transition to Payment for Quality and Cost Effectiveness
    South Florida Hospital News and Healtcare Report
    June 2016
  • Some “Unanticipated” Consequences of Obamacare
    The Lund Report
    March 2016
  • In-House Counsel Increasingly Must Focus on Data Analytics
    In-House Counselor
    March 2016
  • How to fight medical errors and optimize treatment plans with Medication Therapy Management programs
    The Advisory Board Company
    June 2016
  • Providers Attesting to Their Compliance With Meaningful Use Need to Ensure That They Truly Protected Their Electronic Health Information
    South Florida Hospital News
    December, 2016
  • Value-Based Purchasing Using Health Information Technology—The View from South Florida
    The Lund Report
    February, 2015
  • Legal and Regulatory Considerations Associated With the Use of Patient-Centered Health Data From Social Media and Mobile Health (mHealth) Devices
    Applied Clinical Informatics
    January, 2015
  • Biomedical Informatics' Global Reach
    The Lund Report
    September 2015
  • The changing nature of compliance under payment for quality and cost effectiveness
    Compliance Today
    September 2015
  • Final rule for Accountable Care Organizations: Enabling technologies, Part 2
    Compliance Today
    December 2015
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities: Quality Reporting and Value-Based Purchasing programs, Part 2
    Compliance Today
    December 2015
  • Final rule for Accountable Care Organizations: Enabling technologies, Part 1
    Compliance Today
    October 2015
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities: Quality Reporting and Value-Based Purchasing programs, Part 1
    Compliance Today
    October 2015
  • Final rule for Accountable Care Organizations: Enabling technologies, Part 2
    Compliance Today
    December 2015
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities: Quality Reporting and Value-Based Purchasing programs, Part 2
    Compliance Today
    December 2015
  • Demystifying Data Analytics for General Counsel
    The Advisory Board Company - Health Care Law Roundtable
    December 2015
  • Predictive Analytics—The Future of Health Care?
    The Lund Report
    November, 2014
  • Opportunity Knocks for Mobile Health Innovators
    Puget Sound Business Journal
    November, 2014
  • Health Care's Lack Of Transparency
    The Lund Report
    August, 2014
  • Personalized Medicine – Can Its Full Benefits Be Realized If We Continue To Have Access Problems?
    The Lund Report
    June, 2014
  • Social Media - Healthcare Law and Ethical Issues"
    Electronic Healthcare Law Review
    August, 2014
  • Keeping Our Health Information Secure from Data Breaches
    The Lund Report
    February, 2014
  • E-prescribing and Quality and Cost Benefit Metrics
    Electronic Healthcare Law Review
    November, 2013
  • Hospital-to-Hospital Clinical Integration Programs Represent Good Alternatives
    The Lund Report
    June, 2013
  • Is It R.I.P. for Solo and Small Physician Practices?
    The Lund Report
    April, 2013
  • Breaking Down Healthcare's Silos
    The Lund Report
    March, 2013
  • Risks to Patient Safety With Emerging Health Information Technologies
    American Health Lawyers Association HIT News, Vol. 16, No. 1
    March, 2013
  • Health Care of the Future: Information flow key to reform, Co-Author
    Puget Sound Business Journal
    February, 2013
  • What Interoperable EHRs Might Have Done to Improve the Patient Care Experience
    The Lund Report
    January, 2013
  • Heath Insurance Exchanges: Were They the Solution?‎
    The Lund Report
    October, 2013
  • What Businesses Should Know About the FDA and Mobile Medical Apps
    Portland Business Journal
    October, 2013
  • A Healthcare Odyssey Without Electronic Health Records
    The Lund Report
    December, 2012
  • Linking Information Retrieval to the Electronic Health Record
    Electronic Healthcare Review
    November, 2012
  • Sorrell v. IMS Health: Issues and opportunities for informaticians, Co-Author
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 2012; 0:1-3
    October, 2012
  • Accountable Care
    The Health Lawyer, Vol. 24, No. 6
    August, 2012
  • Quality and Other Reporting Requirements
    American Health Lawyers Association Member Briefing
  • 7 Strategies for Success in Governing an ACO
    Healthcare Financial Management
    May, 2011
  • Community Physicians Participating in Accountable Care Organizations Through Clinical Integration
    The Health Lawyer, Vol. 22, No. 6
    August, 2010
  • Accountable Care Organizations –Physician/Hospital Integration
    The Health Lawyer
    August, 2009
  • The Fundamentals of Managed Care & Network Development
  • Accountable Care Organizations – The Real Thing This Time?
    New America Foundation, The New Health Dialogue Blog

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45 Broad and Cassel Attorneys Named 2017 Best Lawyers® in America, Four Selected as Lawyers of the Year