(Hartford, Conn. February 4, 2015)
Ibrahim, M.D., M.P.H., has been named Chief Data and Analytics Officer at Saint
Francis Hospital and Medical Center.
an emergency department physician with a specialty in toxicology, will lead the
transformation of healthcare data into actionable insights that drive
improvement opportunities in multiple domains at Saint Francis, including
health outcomes, efficiency of care processes, patient experience, operations, care
delivery and value of care.
completed a study about chronically-ill patients who use the emergency department
for their healthcare needs. By pairing
these “high-utilizers” with a community healthcare worker who helped fulfill
their unmet social and health needs, their use of the ED dropped by 50 percent
within nine months.
combines a unique set of knowledge, experience and skills in fields of data
analytics, business intelligence, statistics, improvement science and clinical
medicine. He earned his medical degree from University
of Toronto School of Medicine and completed a residency in emergency medicine
at Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis. Ibrahim went on to
do fellowship training in medical toxicology at Indiana University School of
Medicine, and then earned a master’s degree in public health at Johns Hopkins
Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is currently completing a Masters of
Healthcare Delivery Science at the Dartmouth Institute and Tuck School of
joined Saint Francis in 2008 as Chief of Toxicology in the Department of
Emergency Medicine. He will continue in that role.
About Saint Francis
Saint Francis Care is an integrated healthcare
delivery system established by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, an
anchor institution in north central Connecticut since 1897. Licensed for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, it is
a major teaching hospital and the largest Catholic hospital in New England. Other major entities of Saint Francis Care include The Mount Sinai Rehabilitation
Hospital, the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, the Hoffman Heart and
Vascular Institute of Connecticut, the Saint Francis/Mount Sinai Regional
Cancer Center, and the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for Comprehensive
Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research. Its services are supported by a network of
five major Access Centers and eight additional medical office centers sited
throughout the region. For more
information, visit www.stfranciscare.com.