STEPHEN HYDE is the author of "Cured! The Insider's Handbook for Health Care Reform" (HobNob, 2009) and "Prescription Drugs for Half Price or Less" (Bantam-Dell, 2006).
The former federal chief HMO financial regulator and a certified actuary, Hyde started and grew Peak Health Care, Inc., into a highly successful public managed-care company, recognized by Business Week as one of “America’s Best Small Companies.” He has extensive experience in managed-care operations and strategy, health insurance, managed-care regulation, consumer-driven health care, pharmacy benefits, disease management, medical information technology, medical group management, medical network and PPO operations, health benefit design and pricing, health insurance underwriting, community rating, and health service product development and marketing.
He has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in financial administration “with high honor” from Michigan State University. He currently lives in Colorado Springs where he is CEO of Hyde Rx Services Corp., a health care management consultancy. He may be contacted at email@example.com and welcomes your compliments and criticisms, preferably in Pareto proportions.