Neil Jasani is ChristianaCare’s Chief Clinical Officer. Dr. Jasani provides oversight for both iLEAD (Institute for Learning, Leadership and Development) and Human Resources and continues to lead Medical Affairs. Ensuring close collaboration between learning and human resource functions enhances ChristianaCare’s ability to grow and nurture the organization's workforce.
Dr. Jasani has an extensive background in graduate medical education, having served as the program director for Emergency Medicine from 2007-2013 and as associate program director from 1992 to 2007.
Areas of Expertise (4)
Graduate and Undergraduate Medical Education
Georgetown University School of Medicine: MD, Medicine
Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee: MBA, Physician Executive
Media Appearances (5)
ChristianaCare announces vaccine mandate
Delaware Business Times
ChristianaCare Chief People Officer Neil Jasani said that COVID-19 still remains as a dangerous virus, especially as the delta variant is causing younger and healthier people to be hospitalized. “We believe we have reached a tipping point at which the urgent need for all caregivers to be vaccinated is clear,” Jasani said in a prepared statement. “The best way to protect people and to save lives is through vaccination.”
Delaware's Largest Private Employer Increasing Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour
The new wage will be more than double the current federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour, and well above Delaware's minimum wage of $8.25 an hour. The state minimum increases to $8.75 an hour on Jan. 1. “As the largest private employer in Delaware, it is important for us to set this standard as our caregivers support their families and contribute to the economic well-being of our state,” said Dr. Neil Jasani,Christiana Care’s chief people officer. “This new policy strengthens our organizational vitality, increasing our ability to attract and retain the most talented employees in all positions and reinforcing our role as a sought-after employer and a great place to work.”
From entry-level to executive, today’s jobs demand digital literacy
PBS News Hour
Across the board, said Neil Jasani, Christiana Care’s chief people officer, digital literacy is critical to getting your foot in the door—and advancing. “The ability to create digital content, consume it, act on it, communicate it, share it, find it—all that is tied to patient care,” Jasani said. “Those skills are emphasized more as one rises up the career ladder.”...
Delaware medical school pipeline at risk
“These are training pipelines and when you impact something like this, it has a long effect,” said Dr. Neil Jasani, chief learning officer and vice president of medical affairs for Christiana Care. “This will have a ripple effect for many years.”...
Christiana Care, Westside Family Healthcare form unique residency partnership
Philadelphia Business Journal
“This partnership helps advance Christiana Care’s commitment to identifying innovative ways to create value for our neighbors,” said Dr. Neil Jasani, the health system’s chief academic officer and vice president of medical affairs. “This partnership also enables our physician residents to pursue meaningful careers in underserved communities, and will result in better physician-to-patient ratios and more access to care in Wilmington for years to come.”...
Selected Papers and Publications (5)
A Randomized Trial of Loading Vancomycin in the Emergency DepartmentAnnals of Pharmacotherapy
Jamie M. Rosini, Julie Laughner, Brian J. Levine, Mia A. Papas, John F. Reinhardt, Neil B. Jasani
Optimizing vancomycin dosing may help eradicate bacteria while avoiding resistance. The guidelines recommend loading doses; however, there are no data to demonstrate that this may result in a more rapid achievement of therapeutic troughs.
Adherence to the 2009 consensus guidelines for vancomycin dosing and monitoring practices: a cross‐sectional survey of US hospitalsPhamacotherapy
Susan L. Davis, Marc H. Scheetz, John A. Bosso, Debra A. Goff, Michael J. Rybak
To describe the implementation of vancomycin dosing and monitoring practices recommended by the consensus guidelines in a diverse sample of hospitals, and to identify needs for quality improvement and research.
Prescribing habits of vancomycin in the emergency department: are we dosing appropriately?The Journal of Emergency Medicine
Jamie M.Rosini, Michael R.Grovola, Brian J.Levine, Neil B.Jasani
To prevent the development of bacterial resistance, current guidelines recommend vancomycin dosages of 15–20 mg/kg based on actual body weight.
Effects of targeting higher vancomycin trough levels on clinical outcomes and costs in a matched patient cohortPharmacotherapy
Ravina Kullar, Susan L. Davis, Thomas N. Taylor, Keith S. Kaye, Michael J. Rybak
To compare clinical outcomes and costs in patients treated with the new vancomycin guidelines recommending goal serum trough concentrations of 15–20 mg/L versus patients treated with vancomycin doses targeting trough concentrations 5–20 mg/L prior to the new guidelines.
Emergency Department Evaluation of Chest Pain Using Exercise Stress EchocardiographyAcademic Emergency Medicine
Michael S. Buchsbaum, Erik S. Marshall, Brian J. Levine, Martin A. Bennett, Angela DiSabatino, Robert E. O'Connor, Neil B. Jasani
Patients with a low risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) presenting to the emergency department (ED) with chest pain pose a diagnostic dilemma because a small percentage will suffer an acute myocardial infarction (MI) and sudden death. The authors conducted this study to determine whether exercise stress echocardiography (ESE) could be used to further support the safe discharge of these low‐risk patients...