Kentuckiana Health Collaborative
Randa Deaton, MA Corporate Director, UAW/Ford Community Healthcare Initiative, Ford Motor Company Co-Executive Director, Kentuckiana Health Collaborative Randa Deaton serves as the Corporate Director of the UAW/Ford Community Healthcare Initiative in Louisville, Kentucky. She has over 20 years of experience leading organizational change and development within human resources and healthcare benefits at Ford Motor Company. In her current role, she is responsible for building, leading, collaborating, and aligning multiple key healthcare stakeholders to drive innovative, systemic improvements to health status and healthcare delivery. She was an early builder of the Kentuckiana Health Collaborative (KHC), a non-profit coalition committed to leading multi-stakeholder and employer-led initiatives that drive the triple aim goals of better health, better care, and better value. As KHC Co-Executive Director, she is responsible for oversight, strategic planning, and collaborating with key healthcare leaders. Most notably, the KHC has lead the development of Kentucky and Southern Indiana’s only multi-payer annual quality reports to providers and consumers, Kentucky's Core Healthcare Measures Set, and the “Opioids and the Workplace” toolkit. Randa serves on the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions Executive Board. Randa serves on the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions Board of Directors, University of Louisville’s School of Public Health and Information Sciences Advisory Board, and Norton Healthcare’s Patient Advisory Board as a caregiver representative. Randa earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Communication from Indiana State University, and her master’s in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University.