Tim Bowers, MS, CIC, CPHQ

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Tim Bowers, MS, CIC, CPHQ

Tim Bowers, MS, CIC, CPHQ

Vice President of Clinical Effectiveness

Expertise & Research Interests

  • Flu Prevention
  • Clinical Effectiveness
  • Infection Prevention
  • COVID-19 prevention

Education

  • M.S., University of the Sciences - Philadelphia
  • B.S., University of the Sciences - Philadelphia

Tim Bowers, MS, CIC, CPHQ

Vice President of Clinical Effectiveness

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.

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EXPERT INSIGHT ON CORONAVIRUS

2020-03-05 , University of Delaware
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

The emerging role of the corporate or system-level infection prevention director for integrated delivery networks

American 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.