Paul H. Keckley is Managing Editor of The Keckley Report, a healthcare researcher and widely known industry expert.

In addition to The Keckley Report, he authors a regular column for Hospitals & Health Networks and has published three books and over 250 articles.

Paul serves on the board of Healthways Inc., a publicly traded health and wellbeing firm headquartered in Nashville TN. He is an Advisor to Western Governor’s University Health Advisory Board, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Lipscomb University Board of Pharmacy, among others. During the period preceding the passage of the Affordable Care Act, he facilitated sessions between White House Office of Health Reform sessions and major health industry trade groups as private sector input was sought in the legislation.

Paul served as Managing Director of the Navigant Center for Healthcare Research and Policy Analysis (2014-2015), Executive Director of the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions (2006-2013), executive administration at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (1998-2006), Chief Executive Officer of PhyCor Management Corporation-the IPA Subsidiary of PhyCor Inc. (1994-1998) and Managing Partner of The Keckley Group, a health care research and policy analysis firm (1974-1994). He served as an Adjunct Professor in the Schools of Medicine, Business and Health Policy at Georgetown University and Vanderbilt University.

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

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

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  • Keynote Presenter
  • Breakout Presenter