Dr. Keckley is Managing Editor of The Keckley Report, a weekly blog about health industry trends and issues and advisor to several national healthcare organizations.

He is an expert on U.S. health system reform having served as the facilitator between the White House and major trade associations during deliberations about the Affordable Care Act.  

He is a prolific writer, media commentator and frequent participant in strategic planning for hospitals, health systems, health insurers and investment banks.

He serves as an Independent Director of Tivity Health Inc. (TVTY), strategic advisor to Erdman Inc. (Madison WI) and on the Advisory Boards at Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy (Nashville), Western Governors University (Salt Lake City) and the American Academy for Physician Leadership (Tampa). He is a member of the Health Executive Leadership Network, Healthcare Financial Management Association, and American College of Healthcare Executives.

Previously, he was Executive Director, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, Washington DC, Executive Director, Vanderbilt Center for Evidence-based Medicine, CEO, EBM Solutions Inc., CEO, PhyCor Management Corporation (the IPA subsidiary), CEO, InterDent (Dental Practice Management Company, El Segundo, CA) and Managing Director, The Keckley Group. He also served in Adjunct Faculty roles at the Georgetown University School of Public Health, the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University and the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

He holds a B.S. from Lipscomb University, Nashville TN, an M.A. and Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, Columbus OH and completed a graduate fellowship at Oxford University, UK.

Featured Presentations

Health Reform 2.0: What to Expect in Round Two
•The intersections of cost containment pressures, competition from new entrants, clinical innovation, politics and the Affordable Care Act’s implementation through 2020: how will each sector respond, and what factors will determine winners and losers
•The status of the ACA’s implementation
•Two catalysts for disruptive change: employers seeking value and consumers forced to engage directly
•Speed traps for providers—physicians, hospitals, long term care providers: fraud and adherence to evidence-based medicine; business relationship transparency
•Realities for health insurers: new customers, consolidation, scrutiny, diversification

Megatrends impacting the US Health Care Industry
•Health and Entitlement Reforms (Regulatory)
•Clinical Innovations that Disrupt Traditional Modes of Care
•Data-driven health care: the convergence of financial and clinical data
•Employer activism: the relentless pursuit of value and exit from ESI
•Plan Growth and Consolidation: new customers, new realities
•Consumerism: the buck stops at home
•New Competitors: Taking Advantage of the Industry’s Disruption

Consumerism in Health Care: Is the Industry Ready?
•Attitudes and Beliefs
•Expectations and Trade-Offs

Industry Restructuring: ‘Go Big or Get Out’
•Physician-Hospital Alignment
•Acute-Long-Term Care Integration
•Plan-Plan Consolidation
•Plan-Hospital Strategic Partnerships
•Emergent Niche Sectors
•OWAs (Other Weird Arrangements)



H&HN columns by Paul Keckley:

Speaker Topics

  • Future of Health Care
  • Health Care Reform
  • Population Health

Speaker Type

  • Breakout Presenter
  • Keynote Presenter
  • Presentation Moderator