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Correctional Managed Care Expert


Owen Murray, D.O., MBA
Correctional Managed Care Expert


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Owen Murray, D.O., MBA

Correctional Managed Care Expert


Position

Vice President, Offender Health Services



Expertise / Area(s) of Interest

As the chief physician executive for UTMB’s correctional managed care program, Dr. Murray oversees the medial, mental health and dental services for more than 120,000 offenders within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. UTMB’s correctional care health system provides medical services in 100 facilities throughout Texas with about 3,800 staff.

Dr. Murray oversees program development, quality assurance, outcomes management, the pharmaceutical formulary , disease management guidelines, offender correspondence, peer review, litigation coordination, financial management, business development, continuing medical education, and staff recruitment and development.

Dr. Murray oversees program development, quality assurance, outcomes management, the pharmaceutical formulary , disease management guidelines, offender correspondence, peer review, litigation coordination, financial management, business development, continuing medical education, and staff recruitment and development.

Murray graduated from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a family practice residency at Michigan State University. He worked as a physician in the Cook County Jail system and the Illinois department of corrections until he was recruited by UTMB in the 1990s. He received a master’s of business administration degree from the University of Houston Clear Lake.



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