Mr. Keil has 24 years of direct experience in the healthcare field of facilities management. Mr. Keil’s background includes thirteen years as the Director of Plant and Technology Management for the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations®. During his tenure with the Joint Commission, Mr. Keil developed the Plant Technology and Safety Management and Management of the Environment of Care® Standards. While at the Joint Commission, Mr. Keil worked on standards development, survey process development, and surveyor education. In addition Mr. Keil has experience as an employee of and consultant to several hundred organizations. As a consultant specializing accreditation and regulation, he has worked with organizations to develop a wide variety of management and compliance programs. Mr. Keil also has more than 20 years of senior management experience in healthcare organizations. He has developed and managed a wide variety of healthcare support services including facilities management, construction, clinical engineering, security and environmental services. In addition, he has served as the risk manager, director of quality management, director of care management, director of medical staff operations, and patient safety officer for acute care and behavioral health organizations.
Mr. Keil is recognized as an expert resource and teacher in the areas of management of the environment of care, life safety and emergency management, and performance management. He regularly serves as a key presenter for nationally held educational programs. He has been a regular contributor to many healthcare periodicals, authored several books while with The Joint Commission and contributed to other publications for organizations like ASHE and AAMI. He has served on committees and boards of many important healthcare organizations including ACCE, AAMI, NFPA, and ASHE and has served as a member of many government panels and task forces at the state and national level.