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Jeffrey M. Lewis
MBOE, BSN, RN, LSSBB
Jeff is a nurse executive bringing his 20 years of experience with population health management and care redesign to NextGen Executive Consultants LLC. His work has been recognized by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid, National Association for Healthcare Quality, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Stanford University, and Lean Enterprise Institute. He is a high-trust leader that advocates for transparency, inclusiveness, loyalty, and respect.
He directs cost-saving initiatives through technology-enabled solutions that focus on operational improvements and drive value-based innovations. He identified $50 million in avoidable expenditures for a nationally recognized payer. In another role, He incorporated artificial intelligence support as guidance for care coordinators. His recommendation reduced unnecessary hospital days and promoted appropriate
placement within a post-acute care setting.
He has a history of spearheading lasting initiatives to improve client outcomes. He led a system-wide redesign of sepsis management in an Emergency Department of a Preeminent Tertiary Multispecialty Medical Center. Under his direction, the institution moved from the bottom of the fourth quartile to the top decile for sepsis mortality within the Vizient Large Academic Medical Center benchmark. He remains
committed to optimizing operations to save lives and lower the cost of care.
Featured Blog Posts
Attributed to Jeffrey M. Lewis, MBOE, BSN, RN, LSSBB
Notable Publications on Quality Improvement and Payment Models
Researchers used aggregate data to compare outcome measures between The Next Generation ACO (NGACO) models and the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). Both accountable care organization (ACO) payment models performed similarly on cost and quality measures.
The team researched the effect 70% ethanol lock prophylaxis had on reducing the central catheter–associated bloodstream infections (CCABSIs) in children with intestinal failure. The intervention reduced CCABSI rates from 6.99 to 0.42 CCABSIs per 1000 catheter days.