Brent Ibata, PhD, JD, FACHE
System Director, Accreditation/Quality Assurance
Brent Ibata is a seasoned healthcare executive and Mensan whose work has spanned multiple settings, including ambulances, EDs, ORs, ICUs, outpatient clinics, biosafety labs and academic medical centers in for-profit and not-for-profit hospitals. Dr. Ibata has built multiple, nationally recognized centers of innovation. As an expert in navigating the fine line between research and performance and quality improvement, he has been the executive sponsor on numerous initiatives to bridge volume with value-based healthcare delivery to achieve zero events of preventable harm with a strategic balance of people, process and technological innovations. He is a lifelong community volunteer and 2019 Alumni Merit Awardee of the College of Public Health and Social Justice at Saint Louis University for his lifetime work in healthcare innovation and social justice. Dr. Ibata sits on the Editorial Board of ACHE’s Journal of Healthcare Management and is a nationally recognized author, speaker and expert in healthcare innovation and health law. He is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.