Scott Berns Shares Healthcare Improvement Strategies at HUBweek
NICHQ has spent the past two decades advancing children’s health. We are leaders not because we follow the same routines, but because we seek innovation. At NICHQ, we do things differently.
NICHQ President and CEO Scott Berns, MD, MPH, FAAP, joined fellow healthcare innovators at HUBweek, Boston’s festival for the future. As a keynote speaker for the Healthcare Redesign Collaborative, Berns shared NICHQ’s unique approach to bridging silos in the healthcare community to create pathways for collaboration and innovation.
Didn't make it to the event? Here are some highlights from Bern’s keynote discussing some essentials for systems change.
As President and CEO of NICHQ, Berns provides strategic direction and leadership of a growing portfolio of initiatives aimed at driving change to improve children’s health. He serves as principal investigator on three NICHQ-led multi-million dollar federal projects: the Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network, the National Action Partnership to Promote Safe Sleep Improvement and Innovation Network and the Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration Program. Berns is a nationally recognized expert in quality improvement science in maternal and child health and has published extensively. Read his full bio.
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