Dr. Nirav Patel serves as the Medical Director for Surgical and Procedural Services for Banner Health—a role that encompasses oversight over Surgical and Procedural Value Alignment Program(SPVAP), Supply Chain, Peri-Operative and Trauma Services. He is also Chair of the American College of Surgeons, Arizona Committee on Trauma and President of the Arizona Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. In addition to his clinical practice as a Trauma, Acute Care, Surgical Critical Care Surgeon, he is actively involved in value-based care delivery, establishment of international trauma systems and minimally invasive surgical access in low- and middle-income countries. Dr. Patel attended University of Wisconsin College of Medicine, completed a residency in General Surgery at Gundersen Lutheran and a Trauma Surgical Critical Care fellowship at University of California–San Diego.
(Analytics, Innovative Data and Analytics Transformation, Quality — Course Level: Beginning)
Organizations across the U.S. suspended elective surgeries to help keep resources available for patients with the COVID-19. While this was necessary, the suspension delayed care and resulted in substantial revenue loss. This presentation demonstrates how Banner Health integrated clinical, financial, and operational data to develop the organization’s elective surgery restart plan, effectively engaging patients in receiving the needed care, and restoring critical revenue streams.