Faculty Profile for Dr. Brad Beauvais

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Dr. Brad Beauvais
Associate Professor — School of Health Administration
ENC 254
phone: (210) 627-1078

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Beauvais is an educator and consultant in the field of health care management with a primary focus on quality improvement via innovative financing strategies and executive leadership development. He holds degrees from Colorado State (BS, MBA), the University of Oklahoma (MA in Economics), and Penn State University (PhD in Health Policy and Administration). He has also served as a Fellow for the Commission on Accreditation Healthcare Management Education (CAHME), was awarded a Joseph M. Juran Fellowship in Quality Leadership, and has earned his Fellowship in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Dr. Beauvais retired from the United States Army at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 2015, culminating a 20 year military career as the Associate Dean at the Army Medical Department Center & School Graduate School with concurrent appointment as an Associate Professor with the Army Baylor Masters of Healthcare and Business Administration Program.

Dr Beauvais resides in New Braunfels, TX with his wife of over 25 years. They have three grown children.

Teaching Interests

Health care finance, health care economics, health care quality.

Research Interests

Dr Beauvais specializes in graduate level instructional design in the areas of applied finance, business valuation, and executive leadership focused on quality improvement. He is interested in research of health care organization quality, patient safety, and financial performance and has published in Health Services Research, Healthcare, the Journal of Medical Internet Research, Health Care Management Review, the Journal of Healthcare Management and several others.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Shanmugam, R., Fulton, L., Kruse, C. S., Beauvais, B. M., Betancourt, J. A., Pacheco, G. J., … Sharma, A. (2024). The effect of COVID-19 on cancer incidences in the U.S. Https://Doi.Org/10.1016/j.Heliyon.2024.E28804., Shanmugam, R., Fulton, L., Kruse, C. S., Beauvais, B., Betancourt, J., Pacheco, G., ... & Sharma, A. (2024). The effect of COVID-19 on cancer incidences in the US. Heliyon, e28804., 1–41.
  • Dolezel, D. M., Beauvais, B. M., Stigler Granados, P. E., Fulton, L. V., & Kruse, C. S. (2023). Effects of Internal and External Factors on Hospital Data Breaches: Quantitative Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 25(2023). Retrieved from https://www.jmir.org/2023/1/e51471
  • Beauvais, B. M., Dolezel, D. M., & Ramamonjiarivelo, Z. H. (2023). An Exploratory Analysis of the Association Between Hospital Quality Measures and Financial Performance. Healthcare, 11(20), 2758. Retrieved from https://www.mdpi.com/2227-9032/11/20/2758
  • Beauvais, B. M., Kruse, C. S., Ramamonjiarivelo, Z. H., Pradhan, R., Sen, K., & Fulton, L. V. (2023). An Exploratory Analysis of the Association Between Hospital Labor Costs and the Quality of Care. Risk Management and Healthcare Policy, 16, 1075–1091. https://doi.org/10.2147/RMHP.S410296
  • Beauvais, B. M., Ramamonjiarivelo, Z. H., Betancourt, J. A., Cruz, J. E., & Fulton, L. V. (2023). The Predictive Factors of Hospital Bankruptcy. Healthcare, 11(2). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare11020165

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: United States Army Legion of Merit, United States Army. 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Army Baylor Distinguished Faculty Service Award, Army Baylor Program in Health and Business Administration. 2014
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Army Baylor Researcher of the Year, Army Baylor Program in Health and Business Administration. 2012
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Healthcare Administration Educator Recognition Award, South Texas Chapter ACHE. 2012

Selected Service Activities

Student Learning Outcome Coordinator
Student Learning Outcome Coordinator
Faculty Research Coordinator
Frontline Finance Website
Health Care Management Review
Financial Education Committee
December 2022-Present