Paul Keckley Ph.D.
Dr. Keckley is Managing Editor of The Keckley Report, a weekly analysis of trends and issues in US healthcare. He is a keen observer of the industry, focused on clinical and technologic innovations, regulatory and capital market constraints, competitive disruption and public opinion that shape its performance today and long-term future.
In his 45-year career in healthcare, he has served in a wide variety of roles (CEO, Chief Strategy Officer, Independent Director) and settings. In 2010, he facilitated negotiations between the White House and leading healthcare trade organizations pursuant to the passage of the Affordable Care Act and is considered an expert on U.S. health policies specific to delivery and financing.
He has authored 3 books, more than 250 columns, 5 peer-reviewed studies including the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality funded “Seven Core Beliefs of Health Consumers” and the weekly Keckley Report (since 2003).
In addition to the Keckley Report, he is a columnist for Healthcare Executive and regular contributor to health industry coverage by CNN, Modern Healthcare, STAT, Health Leaders, Politico, Insider, Fortune, New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.
He currently serves on the Boards of Sullivan Cotter, Chicago IL, CaroNova, Charlotte NC, Constellation Quality Health, Greenville SC, Lipscomb University School of Business Health Management, Nashville TN and the Disruption Lab also in Nashville TN.
Previously, he served as Executive Director, Navigant Center for Health Research and Policy Analysis, Washington DC (2013-2015), Executive Director, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, Washington DC (2006-2013), Executive Director, Vanderbilt Center for Evidence-based Medicine, Nashville TN (1999-2006), President, PhyCor Management Corporation, Nashville TN (1994-1999) and Principal, The Keckley Healthcare Market Research, Nashville TN (1974-1993).
He also served as Adjunct Professor in Vanderbilt University’s School of Medicine and Owen Graduate School of Management (1998-2006) and in Georgetown University’s School of Health Policy (2008-2010).
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.