Kenneth W McGraw, CHSP
Ken McGraw, CHSP, comes to Patton Healthcare Consulting with an extensive 35+ year career in healthcare including ten years as a Life Safety Code surveyor and with five years as a Life Safety Code Specialist at The Joint Commission.
Mr. McGraw has specialized in not only assessing client compliance with standards and requirements set forth by The Joint Commission, CMS, AOA, CARF, and DNV, but also implementing processes to ensure of sustainable programs for compliance. This includes identification of educational opportunities and establishing educational sessions when requested to ensure that clients are kept fully aware and educated on any and all changes to standards/code requirements that may impact their organization.
Prior to becoming a Life Safety Code surveyor, Ken spent 25 years at the Director and Administrative levels. During his tenures, he worked in acute care hospitals ranging in size from 200 to 1000 beds primarily in positions with responsibilities in the areas of Facilities Management, Support Services, Construction Management, and Healthcare Compliance. During this time, Ken had responsibilities for compliance to ensure success during accreditation reviews to include, Joint Commission Surveys, OSHA inspections, and CMS Validation Audits.