David Kashmer MD MBA FACS

David Kashmer MD MBA FACS

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Healthcare quality improvement expert

Dr. David Kashmer is a quality expert who happens to be a fellowship trained Trauma & Acute Care Surgeon and MBA.

Fee Range: $5,000 - $7,500
Travels from Boston, MA (US)

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David Kashmer MD MBA FACS
David Kashmer MD MBA FACS - Motivational Speaker

The Surgical Lab LLC

Healthcare quality improvement expert

Dr. David Kashmer is a quality expert who happens to be a fellowship trained Trauma & Acute Care Surgeon and MBA.

Fee Range: $5,000 - $7,500
Travels from Boston, MA

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David Kashmer MD MBA FACS

The Surgical Lab LLC

Healthcare quality improvement expert

Dr. David Kashmer is a quality expert who happens to be a fellowship trained Trauma & Acute Care Surgeon and MBA.

Fee Range: $5,000 - $7,500
Travels from: Boston, MA

For more information about booking David Kashmer MD MBA FACS,
Visit http://www.speakermatch.com/profile/DavidKashmer/
Or call SpeakerMatch at 1-866-372-8768.

Blog Postings

Life, Liberty, & The Pursuit of…Healthcare?

By:  David Kashmer (@DavidKashmer) In America, we long ago declared that people are created with rights.  Among those are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.  Our famous Declaration of Independence states that those well-known rights are some among others.  If our Declaration were penned today, what contemporary ideas would be enshrined in the document? … Read more Life, Liberty, & The Pursuit of…Healthcare?...

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How To Collect Data On Super Bowl LI While Eating Wings

http://bit.ly/2k8TDNR This episode describes some of the keys for easy collection of meaningful data. Do you find yourself so busy that data collection is difficult? (Like trying to eat wings and watch the game?) Then this is the episode for you!...

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How To Collect Quality Improvement Data Without Putting Down Your Wings During the Superbowl

David Kashmer (@DavidKashmer) Of the many barriers we face while trying to improve quality in healthcare, none is perhaps more problematic than the lack of good data.  Although everyone seems to love data (I see so much written about healthcare data) it is often very tough to get.  And when we do get it, much… Read more How To Collect Quality Improvement Data Without Putting Down Your Wings During the Superbowl...

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A Metric To Capture Value In Healthcare

http://bit.ly/2jJ2qlq This episode describes a useful healthcare value metric based on a process capability measure (Cpk) and waste measurement (Cost of Poor Quality)....

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Applying the Healthcare Value Process Index

David Kashmer (@DavidKashmer) In the last entry, you saw a novel, straightforward metric to capture the value provided by a healthcare service called the Healthcare Value Process Index (HVPI).  In this entry, let’s explore another example of exactly how to apply the metric to a healthcare service to demonstrate how to use the index. At… Read more Applying the Healthcare Value Process Index...

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A Novel Metric To Capture Value In Healthcare

David Kashmer (@DavidKashmer) You’ve probably heard the catchphrase “volume to value” to describe the current transition in healthcare.  It’s based on the idea that healthcare volume of services should no longer be the focus when it comes to reimbursement and performance.  Instead of being reimbursed a fee per service episode (volume of care), healthcare is… Read more A Novel Metric To Capture Value In Healthcare...

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2 Key Ideas To Evaluate Your Quality Improvement System

http://bit.ly/2izQO63 In this podcast, we discuss 2 key ideas to evaluate your quality improvement system....

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2 Key Ideas To Measure Your Quality Improvement System

  David Kashmer (@David Kashmer) How would you evaluate a healthcare quality improvement program?  Let’s say you’re looking at your healthcare system’s process improvement system and wondering “How good are we at process improvement?” How would you know just how well the quality system was performing? I’ve sometimes heard this called “PI-ing the PI”, and it… Read more 2 Key Ideas To Measure Your Quality Improvement System...

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Healthcare Is A Decade Behind Other Industries

http://bit.ly/2iigxwl This episode explores To Err Is Human, & the idea that healthcare is a decade behind other industries in some important areas....

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Healthcare is at least a decade behind other high-risk industries

    By:  David Kashmer (@DavidKashmer) Did you know?  Our field lags behind many others in terms of attention to basic safety.  For those of you who focus on healthcare quality & safety, that’s probably old news.  After all, the Institute of Medicine said exactly that in its To Err Is Human report…from 1999 (!) Here’s a portion… Read more Healthcare is at least a decade behind other high-risk industries...

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