Creating Hospital Centers of Excellence
The importance of developing a grand vision or plan with clear goals and implementing strategies that will improve patient safety and outcomes has become a 21st century goal for hospitals worldwide. Developing specific specialties such as orthopedics, oncology, emergency medicine into Centers of Excellence is just one of the ways hospitals position themselves to be a high quality destination for excellent patient care but also to attract the best physician, nursing, and specialist professionals.
American Health works with hospital clinicians and operational leaders to set the path to creating select department Centers of Excellence. This 3- 5 year partnership with American Health includes assigning a specialized team that will help hospitals:Develop an overall vision
Set clear and big goals
Identify senior leaders needed to drive the plan
Develop against an established hospital role model
Define the strategies, tactics, and performance metrics
Build and implement the project plan with a team onsite to assist.
American Health assembles a team of clinicians, operations executives, medical informatics professionals along with certified project management leaders to assist designated hospital personnel to define and achieve their goals for creating a unique Center of Excellence in their hospital.
Center of Excellence Specialties
American Health can design a program that develops a hospital department into a world-class center of excellence in medical care; however, American Health is already prepared to work with hospitals in these areas:Emergency Care
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Our team of experts come from the following American Health Affiliated Institutions:• Harvard Medical School
• Cleveland Clinic
• Mount Sinai Medical School
• University of Illinois
American Health experts will travel on site to observe and assess how to move a hospital department from its current state to future state, and will return with a multi-year proposal that will guide the development and commitment of local hospital professionals to transform their department into a Center of Excellence. The level comprehensiveness of this program is determined according to the needs of the hospital.