Keith D. Brady, DSc, FACHE, received his doctorate from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Brady is a former hospital/health system Chief Executive Officer of investor owned, community hospital(s) and a healthcare district hospital, skilled nursing facility and community clinic. He is a Fellow of the American College of healthcare executives, and is board certified in healthcare management. He is a presenter and/or moderator for the American College of Healthcare Executives. Brady's broad research interest emphasize improving healthcare access and systems for vulnerable populations, particularly rural. Current scholarly activity focuses on Medicaid expansion and its impact on rural hospitals that serve disproportionately low income, disabled and physically challenged individuals. Dr. Brady is also a senior health care consultant for a national firm that assists hospitals, Independent Physician Associations (IPAs) and small to large physician practices develop strategies for operational improvement, that is patient centered and supports value-based purchasing.
D.Sc. Health Services Administration 2018, The University of Alabama at Birmingham