Hear what Alliance members had to say at the last Summit

Brent James Summit Recording
Bob Birnbaum Summit Recording
Tammy Richards Summit Recording

Bob Burgin
Alliance Founder and CEO

Stanford University
Brent James, MD
Clinical Professor (Affiliated) School of Medicine

Partners Health
Bob Birnbaum, MD, PhD
Director, Continuing Professional Development

Intermountain Health
Tammy Richards, RN, MSN, CPXP,
AVP, Professional Practice and Learning

Rich Zane Summit Recording
Bill Sheahan Summit Recording
Dan Hyman Summit Recording

Rich Zane, MD
Chief Innovation Officer

MedStar Health
Bill Sheahan, MPA, EMT
Corporate Vice President

Childrens’s Hospital Colorado
Dan Hyman, MD, MMM
Chief Medical and Safety Officer

Centura Health
Leslie Russell BS, BSN, MS, MBA
Administrative Director, Clinical Outcomes

Susan Mittenzwei Summit Recording
Daniel Gandarilla Summit Recording
Rebecca Hamel Summit Recording
Candice Vaughan Summit Recording

US Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Susan Mittenzwei, MPH
Management Data Analyst

Texas Health
Daniel Gandarilla, MBA, M.ED
VP, Chief Learning Officer

Providence Health, Alaska
Rebecca Hamel, MHI, RN, CIC
Infection Preventionist Manager, Epidemiology

Banner Health
Candice Vaughan Griffin,
Senior Director, Clinical Education

March 2019 Healthcare Alliance Meeting

Listen to the Alliance discuss their initiatives to reduce patient harm in our last meeting.

Recent Papers

Analysis showing the phenomenon of clinical knowledge variation and confidently held misinformation in critical areas of care.

CAUTI Case Study


CDC estimates CAUTI rates could be reduced by 70% if best practices and guidelines were followed.


250,000 CLABSIs every year with a mortality rate of 12–25% and a cost of approximately $22,000 each.

Sepsis Case Study


More than 1.2 million Americans are afflicted with sepsis every year and it is the most expensive cause of hospitalization.

Pressure Injury Case Study

Pressure Injuries

2.5 million patients are affected each year at a cost of up to $140,000 each and a total cost to the economy of $12 billion.

Improve Clinical Performance

7 Ways to Build a High Performing Clinical Workforce

Including a case study showing how Intermountain reduced CLABSI infection rates by 51%.

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