About R. Lawrence "Larry" Van Horn

Larry Van Horn is an entrepreneur, board member and leading expert and researcher on health care management and economics. A non-traditional academic, his activity spans business, health policy, and academia.

Business Activity

He is the founder and CEO of Preverity, Inc. Preverity, located in Nashville, TN, is an InsurTech analytics firm comprised of data scientists that has created the market leading risk prediction and patient safety platform for medical malpractice in the US serving commercial malpractice insurers and health systems. He serves on the board of directors, chaired by Dr. Art Laffer.

Prof. Van Horn has extensive board experience, serving on both public and private boards. Since its founding, he has been Governance Committee Chair, and Compensation Committee Member for Community Health Care Realty Trust (NYSE: CHCT). He is Board Chair for Savida Inc., a PE backed MAT opioid treatment company with locations in MA, NH, VT, DE, and VA. He serves on the Board of Directors of Harrow Health Inc. as Lead Independent Director, Compensation Committee Chair, and Nominating and Governance Chair (NASDAQ: HROW.)  He is a member of the CEO Council for Council Capital, and advisory boards for Harpeth Capital, Council Capital and Sidecar Health, Whistler Capital Partners, LLC. He served as Compensation Committee Chair and Audit Committee Member for Quorum Health Corporation (NYSE: QHC) until July of 2020.

Business and Health Policy

Prof. Van Horn has advised the state of TN on health policy and worked with the Trump administration on issues related to price transparency in health care markets. He met regularly with the White house, HHS, and FTC on this topic. On June 24th he was asked by the president to speak at the signing of the executive order on health care price transparency.

>> Watch the Executive Order Signing here on YouTube.

Academic Activity

His research focus centers around the shift to consumer purchase of health care and the impact it will have on new delivery models. His research has appeared in such leading journals ranging from the Journal of Health Economics to the New England Journal of Medicine, to the Harvard Business Review. His commentary regarding health care economics appears frequently in mainstream media ranging from USA Today to Fox Business.

Professor Van Horn retired from Vanderbilt University and holds the title of Professor of Economics and Strategy, Emeritus.  He was responsible for the graduate health care programs at the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.  He founded and directed the Center for Healthcare Market Innovation at the Owen Graduate School of Management.  He held courtesy appointments in both the medical and law schools. Professor Van Horn is a highly sought-after speaker on the topic of health care reform and markets for national associations and corporations.  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 Co-directed the Nashville Healthcare Council Fellows Program with Sen. Bill Frist from 2012 to 2020.

Ph.D Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (1996)
MBA, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business, University of Rochester (1991)
MPH, School of Medicine, University of Rochester (1990)
BA, Philosophy, University of Rochester (1989)