Rob Haley

Associate Professor • Fulbright Senior Specialist in Global and Public Health

Public Health • Brooks College of Health

Areas of Expertise

Health Insurance, Health Care Reform, International Healthcare, Hospital Strategic Planning 

 

Education

Ph.D., Health Policy and Administration, Minor: Epidemiology, 1999

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

M.B.A. / M.H.S., University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1993

B.S., Natural Science, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 1990

Biography

D. ROB HALEY PhD, MBA, MHS, Associate Professor of Health Policy and

Administration, University of North Florida (UNF) and Fulbright Scholar Senior

Specialist in Global and Public Health


Dr. Haley is currently an Associate Professor at the University of North Florida's (UNF)

Brooks College of Health and the former Director of the Department of Public Health's Health
Administration Program. His research is focused on the delivery and financing of healthcare in a
rapidly changing and global economy. He is a J. William Fulbright Senior Specialist in Global and
Public Health and is serving as a Fellow with the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare
Management Education (CAHME).


Dr. Haley is serving as senior advisor on healthcare reform with Shandong University’s Center for
Health Policy and Management in Shandong, China. Dr. Haley served as Senior Director
of Health Policy and Research for Blue Cross and Blue Shield and also as a Director of Planning at
a large integrated delivery system. He consults with business leaders and government officials on
health policy, leadership, management and healthcare reform.


Dr. Haley earned his Ph.D. in Health Policy and Administration from the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Public Health, his MBA from the University of
Florida’s Warrington College of Business Administration, and his MHA from the University
of Florida’s College of Public Health and Health Professions.
 

Awards

  1. 2016- present, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.

  2. 2012-2013 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, University of North Florida, April 2012.

  3. 2009-2010, Outstanding International Leadership Award. University of North Florida, April 2010.

  4. 2008-2013, J. William Fulbright Senior Specialist in Global and Public Health. Foreign Scholarship Board, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars.  Washington, D.C.

  5. 2007 – 2011, Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)  Fellow, Arlington, VA

  6. 2003 American College of Health Care Executives (ACHE) Service Award

  7. 1998-1999,  National Institutes of Health (NIH) Pre-Doctoral Fellow. Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC.

  8. 1995 – 1997, Health Services Traineeship Recipient, Department of Public Health University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Affiliations

MEMBERSHIP IN SCIENTIFIC, HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  1. Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Member, 2017 - present
  2. AcademyHealth, Member 2011 – present
  3. The Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA), Member, 2005-present
  4. American College of Health Care Executives (ACHE), Member, 1991- present
  5. Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), Member, 2012- present
  6. Florida Hospital Association (FHA) Managed Care Professionals, Member, 2010 – 2013

 

MAJOR COMMITTEES

Reviewer Committees

  1. Reviewer of Inquiry of Injury Prevention: 2017 - present
  2. Reviewer of Inquiry: 2017 - present
  3. Reviewer of BMC Health Services Research: 2016 - present
  4. Reviewer: International Journal of Health Policy and Management: 2016 - present
  5. Reviewer of Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health: 2010 - present
  6. Reviewer of Athens Journal of Health: 2014 - present
  7. Reviewer of International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy: 2015
  8. Reviewer of Austin Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology: 2014 - 2016
  9. Reviewer of Journal of Healthcare Management: 2011-2013
  10. Reviewer of Health Policy: Summer 2009
  11. Reviewer of Applied Health Economics and Health Policy: Spring 2009

 

International, National, State, and Local Community

  1. GlobalJax Guiding Coalition Committee Member, 2016 - present
  2. Fulbright Student Program Reviewer, Fulbright Commission in Egypt, 2015 - present
  3. Public/Global Health Peer Review Committee. Fulbright Specialist Program.  Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), 2013-2016.
  4. Program Chair Reviewer, Master of Public Health - Health Administration Degree Program, Umm Al Qurah University Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2014
  5. Dissertation Committee Member for PhD Candidate James Burkhart, 2011 - 2012
  6. Mandarin High Medical Academy Board Member, 2010 - 2012
  7. Site Visitor Fellow, Commission on Accreditation of Health Management Education (CAHME), 2007 – 2011.

 

University Community

  1. Member, UNF Outstanding International Leader Committee, 2017 - present
  2. Member, UNF International Council, 2017 - present
  3. Member, UNF Fulbright Alumni Committee, 2014-present
  4. Track Chair: Quality Management of Health Care, UNF International Business Conference on Teaching, Research, and Practice - 2016
  5. Member, International Initiatives Grant Committee, 2014-2015.
  6. Member, Academic Programs Committee, 2014-2016
  7. Member, International Initiatives Proposal Review Committee, 2014-2015
  8. Member, Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Awards Committee, 2015
  9. Member, Food Service Advisory Council: 2013 - 2015
  10. Member, Outstanding Graduate Teaching Awards Committee, 2014
  11. Member, University of North Florida’s Strategic Planning Committee: 2011 - 2013
  12. Member, University of North Florida’s Graduate School Council: 2009 - 2011
  13. Member, University of North Florida’s Graduate School Dean Search Committee: 2009

 

Brooks College of Health

  1. Member, Brooks College of Health Distance Learning Committee: 2013 - present
  2. Member, Brooks College of Health International Grant Committee: 2014 - present
  3. Member, Brooks College of Health BCH Global Health Scholar Colloquium: 2015-2016
  4. Member, Brooks College of Health Living Learning Community Committee: 2013 - 2015
  5. Member, Brooks College of Health Research and Scholarship Committee: 2009 - 2013
  6. Member, Brooks College of Health’s CAM’s Faculty Search: March 2011

Academic Department

  1. Health Administration Faculty Search Committee: 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
  2. Faculty Advisor, Upsilon Phi Delta Health Administration Honor Society, 2012 - present
  3. Health Administration Advisory Board (ad hoc member): 2011-2013, 2014 - 2016
  4. MHA Graduate Student Advisor, 2009-2011
  5. CAHME Accreditation Committee: 2006 – 2011, 2015
  6. Chair of the Health Administration Faculty Search Committee: 2008-2009
  7. Health Administration Search Committee: 2001-2003
  8. Health Administration Advisory Board (ad hoc member): 2003-2005
  9. Faculty Advisor, American College of Healthcare Executives UNF Student Chapter: 2000-2003.

Grants and Contracts Awarded

GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

 

  1. 2016.9-2017.5 University of North Florida, Undergraduate Transformational Learning Opportunities Award, “Universal Healthcare: A Study of the Hungarian Healthcare System” (Co-Investigator, $15,000. Rob Haley and Mei Zhao)

  2.  2016.6 University of North Florida, International Faculty Grant Proposal for travel to Australia. (Principal Investigator, $2,500)

  3. 2015.5-2016.4 University of North Florida, Brooks College of Health, Health Administration Drewa Professorship Research Grant: Medicare’s Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (HVBP) Program and Hospital Mortality (Principal Investigator, $5,000)
     
  4. 2015.1-2015.6 University of North Florida, International Health Certificate Grant: (Principal Investigator, $4,000)
     
  5. 2014.3-2015.6 University of North Florida, Graduate Transformational Learning Opportunities Award, “The Transformation of the German Healthcare System: A Model for US Healthcare Reform.” (Co-Investigator, $7,500. Rob Haley and Mei Zhao)
     
  6. 2014.1-2014.5: University of North Florida, Center for Instruction and Research Technology (CIRT) Teaching Online Seminar (TOL6100) Grants (Principal Investigator, $3,000)
     
  7. 2013.03 University of North Florida, Graduate Transformational Learning Opportunities Award, “The Health Care System in Hong Kong and Macau.” (Co-Investigator, $7,500. Mei Zhao and Rob Haley)
     
  8. 2012.08-2012.12   J. William Fulbright Senior Specialist in Global and Public Health. J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Department of State, and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars. Washington, D.C. for Hamdan Bin Mohammed eUniversity (HBMeU), Dubai, UAE. (Principal Investigator, $15,000)
     
  9. 2012.5-2012.6 UNF International Center and Middle East Regional Council familiarization travel to Morocco, Egypt, and Turkey. (Principal Investigator, $6,000)
     
  10. 2011.8 University of North Florida, International Faculty Grant Proposal for travel to the Czech Republic. (Principal Investigator, $2,500)
     
  11. 2010.10-2010.11 Visiting Scholar Teaching Award. Center for Health Management and Policy. Shandong University. (Principal Investigator, $3,600)
     
  12. 2008.7–2008.8, J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Department of State, and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars. Washington, D.C. For Tanta University, Egypt, Faculty of Medicine, (Principal Investigator, $10,000)
     
  13. 2008.6-2009.9   University of North Florida, Summer Proposal Development Grant: What are the factors that influence the utilization, expenditure, and outcome of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in the U.S.? (Co- Investigator, $7,500. Mei Zhao, JoAnn Nolin, and Rob Haley)

  14. 2008.1-2009.6 University of North Florida, Undergraduate Transformational Learning Opportunities Award, “Public Health: Health Care and Culture in China: The Qingdao Experience.” (Co-Investigator, $30,000. Mei Zhao and Rob Haley)
     
  15. 2008.1-2009.6 University of North Florida, Graduate Transformational Learning Opportunities Award, “Public Health: Health Care and Culture in China: The Qingdao Experience.” (Co-Investigator, $5,000. Mei Zhao and Rob Haley)
     
  16. 2006.11-2007.12 University of North Florida, College of Health Research Grant, “What is the Prevalence and Cost of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine for Rehabilitative Services in China?” (Co-Investigator, $3,000. Rob Haley, JoAnn Nolin, Mei Zhao, and Kerry Dunning)

  17. 2006.12-2007.12   University of North Florida, International Co-Curricular Grant Proposal to fund a Visiting Scholar to Present “Taming the Dragon: The China Health Care System.” (Principal Investigator, $1,500)

 

Publications & Presentations

Refereed, Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles 

  1. Haley, D.R., Hamadi, H,Y., Zhao, M., Xu, J., Wang, Y., (Forthcoming 2017) Hospital value-based purchasing: the association between patient experience and clinical outcome. The Health Care Manager.

  2. Hamadi, H,Y., Spaulding, A., Haley, D.R., Zhao, M., Zakari, N., Tafili, A. (Forthcoming 2017) Does value-based purchasing affect hospital utilization pattern: a comparative study? International Journal of Healthcare Management.

  3. Haley, D.R., Zhao, M., Spaulding, A., Hamadi, H, Xu, J., Yeomans, K. (2016). The Influence of Hospital Market Competition on Patient Mortality and Total Performance Score. The Health Care Manager, 35(3):1-11.

  4. Haley, D.R., Zhao, M., Spaulding, A. (2016) Hospital Value-Based Purchasing and Readmissions: Are Hospitals Ready? Nursing Economics, 34(3): 1-7.

  5. Zhao, M., Haley, D. R. Fowler, J., Feng, C. J., Sun, Q., Wei, X., (2015). The Efficiency of Public Hospitals in China: The Influence of Geographic Location and Government Ownership Level. AIMS International Journal of Management. 9(3): 231-243.

  6. Haley, D.R., Zhao, M., Spaulding, A, Hamadi, H. (2015). Hospital Characteristics and their Impact on Value-Based Purchasing. Austin Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology, 2(3): 1-5.

  7. Zhao, M., Haley, D. R., Spaulding, A., & Balogh, H. A. (2015). Value-Based Purchasing, Efficiency, and Hospital Performance. The Health Care Manager, 34(1), 4-13.

  8. Spaulding, A., Hamadi, H, Haley, D. R, Zhao, M, McCall, C., (2015). Perceptions of the Changing Healthcare Environment: A Florida Perspective. Florida Public Health Review, 12, 49-57.
  9. Haley, D. R. (2014). Improving immunization rates of underserved children: a historical study of 10 health departments. IJHPM International Journal of Health Policy & Management, 2, 193-197.

  10. Spaulding, A. Zhao, M., Haley, D.R. (2014) Value-based purchasing and hospital acquired conditions: Are we seeing improvement? Health Policy. 2014 Dec;118 (3):413-21. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2014.10.003. Epub 2014 Oct 16.
  1. Spaulding, A., Haley, D.R., Zhao, M. (2014) Highly Self-Efficacious or Simply Delusional. International Journal of Health Sciences, 2(1): 1-17.
  1. Sun, Q, Zhao, M, Haley, D.R., Wei, X. (2014) Hospital Performance in China—Do Location and Hospital Level Matter?  Nursing Economics, 32(3): 148-156.
  1. Fafard, M., Haley, D.R. (2014) Natural resource profits and the implications for Peru’s public health system. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 34 (5/6): 302-316.
  1. Haley, D.R. (2012) Public Policy and Medical Tourism: Ethical Implications for the Egyptian Healthcare System. World Hospital and Health Services.  47(4): 13-15.
  1. Haley, D.R., Beg, S. (2012) The Road to Recovery: Egypt’s Healthcare Reform.  International Journal of Health Planning and Management. 27(1): 83-91.
  1. Zhao, M. & Haley, D.R. (2011) “Nursing Home Quality, Staffing, and Malpractice Paid-loss.” Journal of Health Care Finance. 38(1): 1-10.
  1. Haley, D.R., Khlaifa, A., Beg, S., Sobh, N. (2010). Globalization and the Ethical Implications for the Egyptian Healthcare System. World Hospital and Health Services. 46(2), 8-11.
  1. Nolin, J., Daly, M.A, Haley, D.R., Zhao, M. (2010). Cultivating an international academic relationship: The China experience. The Journal of Health Administration Education. Vol. 27 (2): 99-112.
  1. Zhao, M., Haley, D.R., Oetjen, RM, Carretta H. (2010). “Malpractice Paid Losses and Financial Performance of Nursing Homes” Health Care Management Review, 36 (1):78-85.
  1. Zhao, M., Haley, D.R, Nolin, J, Dunning, K, Wang, J., Sun, QS. (2009). “Utilization, Cost, Payment, and Patient Satisfaction of Rehabilitative Services in Shandong, China” Health Policy, 93(1):21-6.
  1. Zhao, M., Haley, D.R, Nolin, J, Dunning, K, Wang, J., & Sun, QS. (2008). Serving billions: A pilot study on clinician perceived efficacy of rehabilitative services in China. The Health Care Manager Issue 27:(3) 252-258.
  1. Haley, D.R., Zhao, M., Nolin, J, Dunning, K, & Sun, QS. (2008). Five myths of the China healthcare system. The Health Care Manager, 27(2), 147-158.
  1. Haley, D.R., Strawderman, T, (2003) Out-of-State Trusts and the Potential Demise of the Individual Insurance Market. The Journal of Science and Health Policy, 3 (1).
  1. Strawderman, T, Haley, DR, (2002) The Top 10 Myths About U.S. Health Care. The Florida Health Care Journal. Agency for Healthcare Administration. Vol. 3 (1).
  1. Metsch, J., Haley, D.R., Malefronte, D. (1997). Privatization of a Public Hospital to Improve Quality: The Case of Jersey City Medical Center.  Quality Management in Healthcare, 5(2), 19-26.

Non-Refereed Journal Articles 

  1. Dunning, K., Zhao, M., and Haley, D.R. Physical Therapy in China: Entwining Cultural Practices. Rehabilitation Management, 2009 September/October.
  1. Haley, D.R., Tang, W, Crisafulli, J., Rellick, J. Chung, A. (1999). Managed Care Reports, Harkey & Associates, North Carolina. 1-10.

 

Papers Submitted and In Progress

  1. Zhao, M, Haley D.R., Spaulding, A., Xu, J., Pray, K., Hospital Value-Based Purchasing, Market, and Outpatient Medical Imaging Efficiency. Submitted to Health Policy.

  2. Spaulding, A. Zhao, M., Haley, D.R., Resource Dependency Theory and Value Based Purchasing. Submitted to Health Services Management Research.

  3. Hamadi, H.Y., Tafili, A., Haley, D.R., Zhao, M., Zakari, N., Spaulding, A., Do Minority Populations Around a Hospital Referral Region Impact Hospital Outcome. In Progress.

 ABSTRACTS

  1. Hamadi, H,Y., Spaulding, A., Haley, D.R., Zhao, M., Zakari, N., Tafili, A., (2017, March). Value-Based Purchasing and Hospital Utilization Pattern of Inpatient and Outpatient Care: A Comparative Study. Presented at the Business and Health Administration Association Conference, Chicago, IL.

  2. Haley, D.R., (2014, June) Health Care Reform in the United States: Are hospitals Ready? The 13th Annual International Conference on Health Economics, Management & Policy.  126(24), 44.  ISBN: 978-618-5065-53-9.

  3. Haley, D.R., (1999, June) Local Public Health Department Immunization Programs: An Inquiry into Immunization Delivery Process, Management Culture, and Organizational Linkages.  The Fifth Annual National Research Service Award Conference

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1.  Haley, D.R., and Nolin, J, (2005) Contributed Allied Health Professionals: Alternative Care Providers section in Shortell, S. and Kaluzny, A. (Eds) Health Care Management: Organization Design & Behavior, 5th edition, Delmar Publications. December 2005.

  2. Halverson PK, Haley D.R., Mays GP. (1997). Current practice and evolving roles in public health.  In PK Halverson, AD Kaluzny, and CP McLaughlin (Eds.), Managed Care and Public Health (11-41), Gaithersburg: Aspen Publishers.
  1. Metsch JM, Haley D.R., Malefronte D. (1997). Case study: hospital privatization as a quality improvement strategy in Jersey City, New Jersey.  In PK Halverson, AD Kaluzny, and CP McLaughlin (Eds.), Managed Care and Public Health (288-300), Gaithersburg: Aspen Publishers.

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rhaley@unf.edu