National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA)
Devon Herrick, Ph. D., is a preeminent expert on 21st century medicine, including the evolution of Internet-based medicine, consumer driven health care and key changes in the global health market. He was among the first to identify and publish in-depth studies on medical tourism, telemedicine, and “shopping for drugs” strategies.
Dr. Herrick concentrates on a variety of critical health care issues, such as health insurance and the uninsured, patient empowerment and trends in state health policy reform. He has conducted numerous cutting-edge research projects for the NCPA.
As a health care economist, Dr. Herrick is a preferred speaker on health policy issues and his comments have appeared in hundreds of newspapers nationwide as well as on television and radio. He writes regularly on health policy for the NCPA and other research organizations, and is a contributing editor of Health Care News and a regular contributor to NABE News.
Dr. Herrick received a Ph.D. in Political Economy and a Master of Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Dallas with a concentration in economic development. Dr. Herrick’s dissertation research examined patient empowerment through empirical analysis of the Internet and disease advocacy. He also holds advanced degrees in finance.