Providing Healthcare Value
Experts in Antibiotic Stewardship, Patient Safety, Process Efficiency, Quality Improvement, Infection Control/Prevention, Healthcare Operations.
Clinical Management Services
Taking your organization to the next level in patient safety
KMA has extensive experience in providing innovative best practice solutions in many areas of healthcare. Particularly focusing on healthcare excellence with emphasis on patient safety, KMA has unique expertise in the area of results driven antibiotic stewardship - focusing on decreasing the incidence of resistant bacteria and Clostridium difficile. KMA incorporates cutting edge information regarding the human microbiome and improvement science to create value for patients, providers, healthcare organizations and communities.
Over 50 years of clinical healthcare experience
Qualified to address the clinical areas of patient safety, healthcare quality/best practice as well as Infection Control/Prevention
KMA works directly with providers to establish best practice strategies for optimal patient care results.
KMA uses lean process tools to establish a gap analysis between current state and ideal state
Utilizing various aspects of improvement science including successful transformational change techniques and reliability theory, KMA partners with organizations to optimize performance.
KMA emphasizes the importance of on site visits in order to build trusting relationships with the organizations, champions, and teams.
Working directly with the champions and providers by emphasizing transparency of data.
KMA addresses the importance of local concerns and influencing positive change.
KMA stays engaged as a partner to help assure ongoing operational success and outcomes.
Health Care Experience
Combined Years of Experience
Provider Locations and Counting
James M. Keegan, MD
Dr. James Michael Keegan is a KMA principal partner and infectious disease specialist with more than 35 years of experience in the medical field as well as 20 years experience in Antibiotic Stewardship. Throughout his career of practicing medicine, Dr. Keegan has taken an active role in improving the quality of healthcare and patient outcomes by serving in numerous medical director and hospital executive leadership positions including Chief Medical Officer of a health system. Dr. Keegan has taken special interest in solving the negative impact of the overreliance on broad-spectrum antibiotics and has designed and implemented numerous and successful antibiotic stewardship programs (ASPs) that have shown to decrease the incidence of drug-resistant bacteria.
Randee Mason, RN, BSN, CPHQ
Randee is a KMA principal partner and innovative healthcare leader dedicated to driving change by creating value across the healthcare industry. As a certified healthcare professional with a strong Lean methodology approach, Randee can lead organizations through quality and patient safety improvements at all levels. Her vast experience in healthcare includes leading a 30-hospital Antibiotic Stewardship collaborative as well as a statewide hospital quality benchmarking initiative. In addition, Randee has been instrumental in the development of high standards of practice, evaluating patient care for effectiveness, and implementing cutting edge changes to organizations in the most cost-efficient manner possible utilizing Lean methodologies. Randee excels in large strategic projects requiring tight project management to meet impactful goals. Randee is certified in Quality, Epidemiology, Infection Control, and Antimicrobial Stewardship and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from South Dakota State University.