Three expert speakers joined 24×7 Magazine’s editor for “Balancing Cost and Quality: Managing Risk in Your Service Program,” a free webinar sponsored by GE Healthcare. After all, with sharp margin declines and increased mergers and acquisitions across U.S. health systems, service model evolution is key to achieving sustainable cost savings.
In this one-hour webinar, you will learn the six key areas to help balance cost and quality in your service program:
Optimizing human capital
Ensuring uptime and asset availability
Accommodating changing organizational strategy
Identifying hidden administrative costs
Staying compliant in a changing regulatory environment
Achieving sustainability over short-term savings
Perry Kirwan Vice President Technology Management Banner Health
Perry Kirwan is currently the Vice President of Technology Management for Phoenix-based Banner Health. The scope of the program includes Clinical Technology Planning and Assessment, Clinical Engineering, Diagnostic Imaging Services, Construction/Equipment Planning, Medical Device Integration, a $60M operation budget, and P&L business that generates $4 million in revenue. Throughout this career, Kirwan has developed cutting-edge processes for technology assessment, equipment standardization, capital forecasting, and comparative effectiveness analysis.
Director of Clinical Engineering
As system director for Advocate Healthcare’s clinical engineering program, Steve Vanderzee has 37 years of clinical engineering experience, which includes the military, several independent service organizations, as well as in-house programs. Furthermore, Vanderzee has served in an HTM leadership role for the past 20 years.
General Manager of Service Sales
Todd Hall has worked with healthcare providers to develop medical maintenance and asset management programs for the past 13 years. Hall has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin, as well as a Master of Business Administration from Babson College.