Kim Pardini-Kiely currently serves as Vice President for Safety & Risk Strategic Ventures for The Risk Authority and Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health. She is a healthcare executive experienced in leading hospital operations and in driving clinical improvements in outcomes. Kim has presented nationally and internationally on a wide variety of healthcare topics, and her passion for excellent and down-to-earth style have earned her high marks. She is a nationally recognized expert in improving clinical outcomes, implementing clinical analytic departments, transforming hospital culture and creating models that focus on value.
In her role at The Risk Authority, Kim has responsibility for developing and managing new ideas, products, services and systems to make healthcare delivery safer. Kim leads The Safety & Risk Innovation Hub at TRA Stanford (the “Lab”). Which will pull in experts from across Stanford University, Stanford University’s Hospitals and Medical Network, the nation and the world to continuously reimagine and reengineer managing risk and safety in healthcare.
Prior to joining The Risk Authority, Kim was Vice President for Quality and Effectiveness at Stanford Hospital and Clinics (SHC). Kim and her team led the charge for SHC to become a leader in quality and patient safety and their work has resulted in a significant change in culture and national recognition as one of the best medical centers in the nation. Earlier in her career, Kim was the Chief Operating Officer for the Kaiser Permanente, Fremont Medical Center. In that role, she led strategic operational changes and turned the hospital around from an underutilized basic services hospital to a full service referral medical center.
Kim has lectured internationally on clinical resource management, clinical excellence, change management, improving hospital operations and leadership.