Lead Project Manager, Central Region
Kelley Gillaspy serves as a Lead Project Manager for the Indiana Health Equity Alliance (I-HEAL). In this role, she manages one of five regional Field Intervention Teams as part of PHA's work with the Indiana Department of Health to better prepare the state for the next pandemic by improving pandemic response, health equity, and health outcomes in counties considered most vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Previously, she was a Senior Advisor, Lean Facilitator for Purdue Healthcare Advisors (PHA), a role in which she taught and advised hospitals and healthcare agencies throughout Indiana and the Midwest in various stages of their lean journey. Prior to that position Kelley worked at PHA in the capacity of Quality Improvement Advisor (QIA) for the Great Lakes Practice Transformation Network (GLPTN), a 32-partner consortium dedicated to guiding 11,500 Midwest-based providers toward value-based care. As a QIA, Kelley coached participating clinicians through the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s five phases of patient-centric practice transformation utilizing a “Transformational Change Toolkit” to help them meet associated milestones as well as clinical and operational results.
Prior to joining the PHA team in March of 2016, Kelley spent 14 years in healthcare management and administration serving as business administrator for a multi-site physical therapy practice, and then as practice administrator for a large, family practice and urgent-care group. Kelley earned a bachelor's degree in public health, healthcare administration from Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA).