2015 Fed 100

Federal 100: Himanshu S. Singh, M.D.

Himanshu Singh

Name: Himanshu S. Singh, M.D.
Title: Associate Director and Chief Operating Officer
Ann Arbor Health Care System
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs

Better caregiver communications. Singh led a charge to replace an outdated system that did not effectively manage the time nurses spent giving care at the VA's Ann Arbor Health Care System. He collaborated with staff to design a new approach that relays patient needs and assigns tasks to available personnel via employees' smartphones and VA telecommunications networks. The notification system saved an estimated $6.6 million and is set to be introduced at six more VA medical centers this year.

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