Bill Kramer is Executive Director for National Health Policy at the Pacific Business Group on Health. In this role, he leads PBGH’s work to advance public policy in ways that improve health care quality and reduce costs. Bill also serves as Project Director for the Consumer Purchaser Alliance, a collaborative led by PBGH and the National Partnership for Women & Families to improve the quality and affordability of health care. Bill serves on the National Quality Forum’s Board of Directors, the Measure Applications Partnership Coordinating Committee, and the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative’s Board of Directors.
Prior to joining PBGH in 2010, Bill led his own consulting practice in which he provided policy analysis, strategic guidance and technical assistance on health reform issues in Oregon and at the national level. He also provided consulting services in the areas of finance and business strategy to health systems and insurers. Prior to developing his consulting practice, Bill was a senior executive with Kaiser Permanente for over 20 years.
Bill holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard.