Jay Rosen was one of three founders of HMA in 1985 and today, as HMA president, continues to directly engage in shaping the strategic vision for the firm, leading its growth, serving clients and inspiring innovation across the spectrum of publicly funded health care programs.
An industry thought leader and change agent for more than 30 years, Jay is a nationally recognized expert in health policy, health economics and health finance. He directs a variety of major projects for public and private sector clients. He is uniquely adept at spotting health care trends and translating his insights into patient-centered solutions that also make good business sense.
Prior to launching HMA, Jay served for many years as the director of planning and policy development for the Michigan Office of Health and Medical Affairs. Jay supervised health policy research and analysis and is credited with pioneering new approaches to hospital capacity reduction, certificate of need, physician supply planning and medical school enrollment.
Jay earned his master’s degree and bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Michigan State University and taught undergraduate classes in ethics, logic and the history of philosophy.
Jay also founded and is managing director of HMA Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in early stage health care companies with business prospects centering around publicly financed health care programs.
Jay serves on the board of directors for several health care companies from start-ups to national players.