Paul Keckley, PhD
Healthcare Research & Policy Expert
The Keckley Group
Paul H. Keckley is Managing Editor of The Keckley Report, a healthcare policy analyst, and widely known industry expert. He is a frequent speaker and advisor to healthcare organizations focused on long-term growth, sustainability, and advocacy strategies.
In addition to the weekly Keckley Report, Paul has published three books and 250 articles. During the period preceding the passage of the Affordable Care Act, he facilitated sessions between the White House Office of Health Reform and major health industry trade groups as private sector input was sought in the legislation.
Paul serves on the board of Tivity Health and as an advisor to Western Governors University, Erdman, Sullivan Cotter and the Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy. He is a member of the Health Executive Network and Healthcare Financial Management Association.
Previously, he 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 also served as Independent Chairman of Interdent, a California dental practice management company (1992-1996) and as an Adjunct Professor in the Schools of Medicine, Business and Health Policy at Georgetown University and Vanderbilt University.
Paul completed his B.A. at Lipscomb University, his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Ohio State University, and a fellowship in economic policy at Oxford University. He resides in Nashville, TN, and enjoys golf, jogging, and the search for great coffee.