Peter Boland:

Expert Witness

Dr. Peter Boland has acted as an expert witness on behalf of hospitals and care delivery systems for twenty years. He has a credibility factor unmatched in healthcare. Areas of expertise include:

  • management consulting to healthcare providers and payers

  • critical analysis of payment models, pricing criteria, and reimbursement rates

  • contract obligations and disputes between providers and insurers

  • publications on industry trends, reform initiatives, and managing change.


Dr. Boland has been at the forefront of major healthcare trends for 30 years as a leading futurist, management consultant, and author. His contributions include forecasting the rise and

prominence of HMOs and PPOs, consumerism, mobile health, and accountable care. Given his prominence in the field and ability to articulate his reasoning, he is a seasoned expert witness.


He has served on the Boards of Directors of national healthcare companies and trade associations, and is an Editorial Board member of professional journals. He has been quoted in trade and news media such as The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Business Week, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and The PBS News Hour.

A recent expert testimony case involved a statewide hospital system and a commercial insurance company. The dispute included breach of contract issues, contested reimbursement rates, and deceptive marketing practices. 

Expert testimony centered on pricing criteria and business assumptions, product definition, steerage incentives, and third-party administrative responsibilities.