Tim Bowers is the vice president of Clinical Effectiveness at ChristianaCare, where he is responsible for overseeing programs within ChristianaCare dedicated to patient safety, including the logistics of preventing infections in patients.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Bowers helped spearhead the development of safeguards to protect employees and the community from the spread of COVID-19 within ChristianaCare’s three hospitals and ambulatory sites.
Bowers also helped lead ChristianaCare’s acclaimed #HitMeWithYourFluShot campaign, in which nearly 8,000 employees were vaccinated against the flu in one day.
Areas of Expertise (4)
University of the Sciences - Philadelphia: M.S. 2008
University of the Sciences - Philadelphia: B.S. 2002
Media Appearances (1)
EXPERT INSIGHT ON CORONAVIRUS
University of Delaware online
Timothy Bowers, director of infection prevention at ChristianaCare, wiped his hands with hand sanitizer as he reached the podium and stressed the need for personal hygiene practices. The health care system tracks infectious diseases constantly, he said, and has many strategies and processes to protect front-line caregivers and keep the community safe.
Selected Papers and Publications (1)
The emerging role of the corporate or system-level infection prevention director for integrated delivery networksAmerican Journal of Infection Control
2019 One position in integrated delivery networks (IDNs) that provides centralized oversight to optimize patient safety is the corporate-level infection prevention (IP) director. After noting variability in their roles, responsibilities, and IP programs, a national network of IDN IP directors planned a member survey to better understand common and variable elements.