Wayne Oliver is a governmental affairs professional and consultant. Wayne was a Vice President of Jackson Healthcare, one of the nation’s largest physician and healthcare staffing companies. At Jackson Healthcare, he led efforts to create a new system for the way medical malpractice claims would be handled.
Before joining Jackson Healthcare, Wayne was a Vice President at the Center for Health Transformation (CHT), which was a healthcare think tank founded by former U.S. Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. Wayne led project management teams dedicated to private sector, disruptive, and innovative healthcare solutions which focused on saving lives and saving money.
Prior to CHT, Wayne was the lead lobbyist and chief spokesperson for the Georgia Pharmacy Association (GPhA). He directed the association’s governmental affairs, media and public relations efforts.
Wayne received undergraduate degrees from Mercer University. After completing his undergraduate work at Mercer, he continued his studies and received a law degree.
He is a prolific writer, publishing hundreds of articles on a host of issues, including health information technology, health insurance, rural health care, telehealth, professional liability, preventative medicine and disease management, health care reform, Medicaid, Medicare and health care financing. He has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Philadelphia Inquirer, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Politico, Memphis Commercial Appeal, Kansas City Star, and many other publications.
Wayne has made hundreds of presentations and speeches on a broad range of health, healthcare financing and health insurance, healthcare reform and transformational solutions to various healthcare issues. He is a healthcare thought leader who has worked with governors, Members of Congress, state legislators and national leaders on innovative healthcare solutions.