Women in Healthcare Spotlight on: Maureen Bisognano
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Maureen Bisognano @maureenbis is a leader in the healthcare profession for her expertise in improving health care systems. She is currently the President and CEO of Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), @TheIHI whose vision is for everyone to have the best care and health possible, while the mission is to improve health and health care worldwide. In addition to this role, Dr. Bisognano is an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Research Associate in the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Commonwealth Fund, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value. Her previous accomplishments include Executive Vice President and COO of IHI, CEO of the Massachusetts Respiratory Hospital, and Senior Vice President of The Juran Institute.
In 2013, Dr. Bisognano was selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the Top 25 Women in Healthcare. She advises health care leaders around the world and is a frequent choice as the keynote speaker at major conferences and health summits internationally. Next up for her is the Society of Hospital Medicine’s annual meeting, Hospital Meeting 2015 (HM15) where she will be a featured speaker with her address “Leading Transformational Change.”
What I see in many places that don’t have/use hospitalists is individual clinicians coming in to take care of their body part or their symptom, and the patient ends up needing to be the coordinator at a time when they’re most vulnerable. –Dr. Bisognano
Healthcare Now Radio salutes Dr. Maureen Bisognano for her visionary leadership in the global movement to improve the quality of health care and her continued successes in the healthcare profession.