CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LiveData®, Inc., a leader in real-time healthcare IT solutions, with a focus on surgical workflows to enhance productivity and safety for hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers, announced the appointment of patient safety trailblazer Aileen Killen, R.N., PhD, CPPS, to the position of Director of Operational Excellence. In her position, a new one for the company, Killen will collaborate with the LiveData Healthcare team to develop and implement strategies for customer adoption and utilization of LiveData PeriOp Manager™.
LiveData PeriOp Manager provides the most comprehensive real-time logistics solution designed for clinicians to optimize surgical workflows. PeriOp Manager enables surgical departments to continuously monitor, manage, and improve efficiency, capacity, and safety in real time.
“LiveData has a leadership position in perioperative workflow efficiency and patient safety solutions,” said Killen. “LiveData PeriOp Manager increases the effectiveness of existing EHR systems and is the leading System of Engagement for surgical patient care. New Cloud and SaaS implementations make this a particularly exciting time to be joining LiveData.”
With over 20 years’ experience at leading academic hospitals, Killen is an established healthcare expert and thought leader. Killen’s healthcare career has included leadership positions in perioperative nursing and clinical services for some of the country’s leading academic medical facilities including Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York University Medical Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. As the first Director of Patient Safety Programs at Memorial Sloan Kettering, Killen established institutional guidelines, metrics, and standards for overall quality of patient care.
Prior to joining LiveData, she was Global Head of Healthcare, Client Risk Solutions, and Casualty Risk Consulting at AIG. During her tenure there, she established AIG as a safety thought leader across a global healthcare industry and positioned risk consulting as a differentiator in “going beyond insurance”.
“Aileen has established a proven track record as a thought leader who can see the big picture, identify trends in patient safety and quality, and work with physicians and staff on implementing measurable and scalable safety and quality best practices,” said LiveData Founder and CEO Jeff Robbins. “Having overseen some of our earliest installations at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, she brings first-hand knowledge of customer requirements and keen business insights.”
LiveData, Inc. is a leading innovator in real-time healthcare IT solutions, with a focus on surgical workflows to enhance productivity and safety for hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers. Leading medical institutions, including Massachusetts General Hospital, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, community hospitals, including St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, and over 55 Veterans Health Administration facilities have selected LiveData solutions to improve patient safety, team communication, and perioperative access and efficiency. LiveData has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Healthcare, and named a Forbes Small Giant: One of The Top 25 Best Small Companies of 2019.
LiveData is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.livedata.com.
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