David C. Grandy, FACHE
David Grandy is national vice president, innovation, at Kaiser Permanente. His contributions to healthcare span more than 20 years, beginning with a progression of health system leadership positions, followed by a career in management consulting focused on innovation. His work as a thinker, teacher, explorer and partner has taken him to five continents as a strategic adviser in board rooms and cabinet rooms alike. He has worked with world-renowned organizations like Google, GE, MD Anderson, the American Medical Association, the American Hospital Association and the U.S. Department of Defense, as well as with various international healthcare entities, including numerous Canadian ministries of health, Jordan’s Royal Medical Service, and the National Health Service of Trinidad and Tobago. At Kaiser Permanente, Mr. Grandy works to transform the delivery system. His team’s work includes efforts to address food security, adverse childhood events, personalized digital health, digital equity, care in the home, excellence in cancer care and other enterprisewide initiatives. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Mr. Grandy led KP’s alternative PPE production initiative, the design and implementation of a Home Prevention Program, and a vaccine confidence research effort picked up by the White House and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He previously co–led the Innovation Workstream for Gov. Gavin Newsom’s statewide Testing Task Force. He is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.