Healthcare Transparency & Patient Safety
Kentucky 42nd in the Nation For Healthcare
Nov 4, 2016 Four Points Sheraton, Lexington, Kentucky
Kevin T. Kavanagh, MD, MS - Resume
Dr. Kevin Kavanagh is currently Board Chairman of Health Watch USAsm, a Kentucky based patient advocacy and research organization. Health Watch USAsm is a member of the National Quality Forum and has been designated as a “Community Leader” for Value-Driven Healthcare by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Kavanagh is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Patient Safety. On Aug. 20, 2014 Dr. Kavanagh received the CDC & ATSDR Honor Award Nominee. He was selected to serve on the 2014 and 2015 Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services’ Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program Technical Expert Panel (TEP). He has published 20 peer reviewed manuscripts on healthcare policy and/or healthcare associated infections. In addition, he has published letters in peer reviewed journals including the Journal of the American Medical Association and New England of Medicine. Dr. Kavanagh is also a frequent contributor to the Lexington Herald Leader on Healthcare Issues and was a monthly guest on the Jack Pattie Radio Show on health policy issues for almost 6 years.