PeraHealth appoints Virginia healthcare professional Thomas Flynn as Vice President of Account and Clinical Services
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (February 26, 2018) – PeraHealth, an innovative provider of predictive, real-time clinical surveillance solutions, has appointed Virginia healthcare professional Thomas Flynn as Vice President of Account and Clinical Services.
Flynn brings more than 20 years of experience in emergent, acute, post-acute, and ambulatory care delivery systems. A hallmark of his leadership practice is developing collaborative relationships with other leaders to implement strategic improvement initiatives.
At PeraHealth, Flynn will lead account management and clinical services and report directly to Chief Customer Officer Carolyn Scott. He will foster trusted partnerships and ensure customers experience excellent satisfaction with PeraHealth solutions. In short order, he will expand PeraHealth’s offerings for proactive patient surveillance and safety services that integrate with the company’s suite of solutions and also prepare the account management function to broaden operations, given business-wide growth projections.
“We are excited to have Thom’s unique blend of clinical, analytics, and leadership experience to expand our professional services to address the quality, safety, and interdisciplinary communication needs of our customers in new ways,” says Scott.
Flynn has presented nationally on topics including value-based purchasing, clinically-integrated approaches to quality, cost and efficiency, and specific clinical areas such as reducing pressure ulcers. Over the last three years, he has led integrated consulting and informatics teams that have achieved customer-validated savings in excess of $100 million and have produced a variety of quantifiable improvements in mortality, readmissions, and hospital-acquired infections.
“In my experience leading quality improvement initiatives, a recurring challenge has been implementing predictive models that proactively identify patient deterioration and safety concerns,” says Flynn. “PeraHealth’s research-based solutions easily complement traditional improvement strategies and integrate with electronic health records. I’m inspired by the PeraHealth team’s dedication and passion to make solutions easy for hospitals to use.”
Flynn comes to PeraHealth from Premier, Inc., where he led integration of quality consulting services and developed performance improvement solutions for CMS value-based purchasing programs. He has a Six Sigma Black Belt from the Juran Institute and earned a Master of Science in Nursing, Leadership and Management from Walden University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from William Paterson University.
PeraHealth is a software company that uses the Rothman Index to transform the clinical and financial efficiency of healthcare. The Rothman Index is the first algorithm that derives one simple score from the vast amount of data in the electronic medical record to create a picture of any patient’s condition over time – any age, any disease, any care setting. It is the only algorithm proven to reduce mortality in practice. Other results include reducing length of stay and readmissions. Our customers are leading hospitals and clinicians who need to identify patients at risk of rapid decline, make decisions about transfer and discharge, predict the risk of severe infection, and improve the overall efficiency and quality of care. For more information, visit www.peraHealth.com and @PeraHealth.