Garry Carneal is a leading expert in health care.  He has researched, written and published extensively on quality, medical management, information technology, and regulatory trends.  He has established a track record helping trade associations, accreditation organizations, and other health-related businesses scale-up nationally.  He also serves on several non-profit boards and committees.  During his career, Carneal has brought to market over 20 accreditation programs that have been recognized by 45 states and three federal agencies.

In 2007, Carneal founded Schooner Strategies, a consulting firm and incubator that identifies and implements business development solutions, leverages technology applications, engages in research and education initiatives, and manages health-related organizations.  Today, Carneal serves as the senior policy advisor to the Kennedy Forum and as Chair to the RadSite/RadScope Advisory Board, as well as continuing to supervise Schooner initiatives.  

Previously, Carneal also has served as the:

  • President & CEO, URAC
  • President, InforMed Medical Management Services
  • Vice President of Legal and State Affairs, American Association of Health Plans (now AHIP)
  • Legislative Counsel for Health Policy, National Association of Insurance Commissioners
  • Associate General Counsel, Group Health Association of America
  • Attorney, Epstein, Becker and Green, P.C.
  • Research Associate, House Wednesday Group, U.S. House of Representatives

Among a number of volunteer efforts, Carneal is a board member of the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP) and Preventing Colorectal Cancer. He also serves on several committees for the Case Management Society of America (CMSA). 

Carneal received an undergraduate degree from Washington & Lee University, a master’s degree from Yale University, and a law degree from the University of Virginia. 

Garry Carneal was recently featured in UVA Lawyer. To view the full article, click here.