The Department of Health Policy & Management is pleased to announce that Ray Grady, MHA, FACHE will be the MHA Executive-In-Residence (EIR) for AY 2014-2015. Please see his bio below.
Ray Grady is a healthcare executive with extensive experience in the field of health care management. Ray has previously served as the Chief Administrative Officer of Aurora Healthcare; a 15 hospital integrated delivery system. In that position he provided strategic oversight of system wide initiatives in supply chain management, clinical research and Aurora Ventures, the for profit arm of Aurora . Prior to joining Aurora Health Care Ray spent the majority of his career at Northshore University Health System just north of Chicago, where he served as President and CEO of Evanston Hospital the flagship of the NorthShore University Health System.
Ray has worked on issues related to health care reform on a national level as part of his service on the American Hospital Association Board of Trustees. He is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and has chaired the Illinois Hospital Association, The Institute for Diversity and the Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Management Education. He currently serves on the board of the Association of University Programs in Hospital Administration and is currently a Trustee on the Board of Directors of Northwest Community Healthcare in the Chicago area. Ray has also served on the adjunct faculty of the Marquette Graduate School of Business where he has taught healthcare management.