Rob is a managing director with the Health Care Advisory Board research program and leads strategic research in support of hospital and health system executives.
Rob dedicates a substantial portion of his time to working directly with members onsite, educating leadership teams and boards about market developments and the key implications for provider strategy. His principal areas of expertise include major industry trends, hospital-physician integration strategy, and accountable care strategy. One of the firm’s leading experts on bundled payment and accountable care organization programs, Rob has been cited by a range of national media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Modern Healthcare, Kaiser Health News, and Becker’s Hospital Review. He also serves as the co-host of The Weekly Briefing podcast.
Rob's interest in improving health care extends beyond his work at the Advisory Board. He serves on the Board of Directors of Community of Hope, a federally qualified health center and comprehensive service provider for families in need across Washington, D.C.
Prior to joining the Advisory Board in 2006, Rob served in the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner in the state of Rhode Island and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health.
Rob graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Policy and American Institutions.