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Josh Hyatt, DHSc, MHL, CPHRM

Executive Director, Risk Management
Pasadena, California
Dr. Josh Hyatt is a healthcare risk manager, bioethicist, lecturer, and professor. He has been in healthcare and risk management for more than 25 years and has achieved the designation of certified professional in health care risk management (CPHRM). His academic interests include the relationships between health law and bioethics, risk management, and ethical and legal considerations in LGBT healthcare. Dr. Hyatt works as an adjunct and visiting professor with several universities, teaching on topics such as health law, bioethics, health leadership, health policy and analysis, health informatics, and strategic management. He has written and published on topics of LGBT healthcare disparities and workplace issues, social media in healthcare, and bioethics.

His professional and academic roles have included health care administration, medical ethics consultations, accreditation/regulatory, risk management, education, surveyor (JCAHO, federal and state), compliance and health care systems engineering in various levels of care including acute, long term and mental health care.
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Dr. Josh Hyatt is a healthcare risk manager, bioethicist, lecturer, and professor. He has been in healthcare and risk management for more than 25 years and has achieved the designation of certified professional in health care risk management (CPHRM). His academic interests include the relationships between health law and bioethics, risk management, and ethical and legal considerations in LGBT healthcare. Dr. Hyatt works as an adjunct and visiting professor with several universities, teaching on topics such as health law, bioethics, health leadership, health policy and analysis, health informatics, and strategic management. He has written and published on topics of LGBT healthcare disparities and workplace issues, social media in healthcare, and bioethics.

His professional and academic roles have included health care administration, medical ethics consultations, accreditation/regulatory, risk management, education, surveyor (JCAHO, federal and state), compliance and health care systems engineering in various levels of care including acute, long term and mental health care.

A summary of his experience includes:
• Healthcare Administration in acute care, long term care, psychiatric inpatient and outpatient and general outpatient settings;
• Consulting- Accreditation, Survey Readiness, Medical Ethics, Risk Management, Systems Engineering and Implementation;
• Extensive lecture and presentational experience for students and professionals;
• Extensive experience as a federal and state surveyor and team leader;
• Regional Program Coordinator for the CMHC Program for the federal government;
• Risk Management standards and issues in health law, ethics/bioethics and corporate compliance;
• Corporate Compliance, HIPAA and general regulatory compliance issues; and
• Clinical- 5 years of experience working inpatient in a psychiatric setting as a psychotherapist.

About Me

What publications have you contributed to?
Improving LGBT Healthcare Communication(Link)
Journal of Hospital Ethics
March 1, 2016

Health Issues in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Community.(Link)
Nova Southeastern University
September 2014

E-Communication and Social Media Liability(Link)
Nova Southeastern University
June 24, 2014

Responding to Negative Online Comments-(Link)
San Joaquin Physicians Magazine
March 2013

And More
Do you do any volunteer work?
Big Brother Volunteer- Active
Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County
August 2014 – Present

Board of Directors/Production Manager
Scripps Ranch Theatre
March 2011 – October 2011

Board of Directors/Technical Artists Liaison
Actors Alliance of San Diego
January 2010 – October 2011

Columnist
San Diego Theatre Scene
January 2010 – December 2010

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Associations

Association Position
American Society Bioethics and Humanities Member
Southern California Association for Healthcare Risk Management Member
American Society for Healthcare Risk Management Member
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association Member
Alpha Eta Honor Society Member

Education

School Degree Graduation Year
Nova Southeastern University—Shepard Broad Law Center Masters in Health Law, Health Law 2004
Florida International University BA, Psychology 1995
Nova Southeastern University Doctor of Health Science, Health Sciences 2014
Yale University School of Drama Certificate, Directing, Stage Management, Dramaturgy 2004

Contact Information

165 S De Lacey Ave Ste 2048
Pasadena, CA 91105