Paul Keckley Ph.D. | Health Care Entrepreneur, Policy Analyst and Trend Spotter

Paul Keckley Ph.D.

Health Care Entrepreneur, Policy Analyst and Trend Spotter

Paul Keckley Ph.D.

Dr. Keckley is Managing Editor of The Keckley Report, a weekly blog covering health industry trends and issues, a healthcare futurist and commentator. Paul brings extensive healthcare industry experience having worked in the private sector, academic medicine and as an investor. He has authored three books and more than 200 articles and served as the facilitator between the White House Office of Health Reform and major health industry trade associations as private sector input was sought in the passage of the Affordable Care Act. He is a columnist for Hospitals and Health Networks and a frequent contributor to media coverage of health industry issues and trends in Fox News, CNN, Wall Street Journal, New York Times and others. He has served as 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) and Managing Director, The Keckley Group. He serves on the boards of Healthways Inc. and as an Advisor to the Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy, Western Governors University, American Academy for Physician Leadership, and the American Hospital Association. He is a member of the Health Executive Network, Healthcare Financial Management Association, and the Nashville Healthcare Council. 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 did a graduate fellowship at Oxford University, UK.

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Paul Keckley Ph.D.
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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?

• Expenditures
• Attitudes and Beliefs
• Expectations and Trade-Offs
• Opportunities

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)

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