Larry Van Horn

Larry Van Horn

Public Advisor

Larry Van Horn is a renowned expert and researcher on health care management and economics, and a leading figure within the Vanderbilt health care community.

Prof. Van Horn’s research in consumer driven health care markets assisted the White House with the June 24, 2019 Executive Order requiring true price transparency in health care markets, which was signed into law on November 15, 2019. He is a member of the Health Human Services (HHS) Quality Summit Panel. He has consulted with many of the largest hospital systems and insurers in the US on topics of data analysis as well as antitrust concerns.

Prof. Van Horn holds many leading positions at Owen and in the health care community. He is the Executive Director of Health Affairs and Founder and Director of the Center of Health Care Market Innovation at Vanderbilt. He is also the Co-Director of Nashville Health Care Council Fellows Program (alongside Senator Bill Frist). He is on the board of directors for Community Health Care Realty Trust (NYSE: CHCT), Quorum Health Corporation (NYSE: QHC), and Savida, Inc.

Prof. Van Horn’s research on health care organizations, markets, and managerial incentives has appeared in such leading publications as the Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Law and Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Medical Care, Harvard Business Review, New England Journal of Medicine, Management Science and Operations Management, and Stanford Law Review.

Prof. Van Horn’s current research interests include consumer driven health care markets, nonprofit conduct, governance and objectives in health care markets, and the measurement of health care outcomes and productivity.

Prof. Van Horn received a PhD from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 1997, an MBA from the University of Rochester in 1992, and an MPH from the University of Rochester in 1990.