100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
Tejal Gandhi, 49
Chief clinical and safety officer, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
- Years on list: 4
Gandhi is currently the top clinical and safety executive at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. She took over that role earlier this year after the merger of the IHI and the National Patient Safety Foundation, where she was CEO for nearly four years before the consolidation. She is a prominent advocate for patient safety at the regional, national and international levels. In June, she was award the Healthcare Financial Management Association's Richard L. Clarke Board of Directors Award.