Clive Fernandes, MD, MHA, MBBS
In a global environment where hospitals are facing an enormous amount of pressure to provide better, safer care with fewer complications while managing costs, Dr. Clive Fernandes has specialized in hospital and administrative responsibilities of acute care hospitals for over 17 years. He has extensive experience in the areas of Quality, Medication management, Hospital Operations and Medical Administration.
Dr. Fernandes’ previous work experience includes serving at Apollo Group Hospitals, India where he played a leadership role in designing and instituting systems that promoted medication safety and Quality Improvement Initiatives across the Group. As part of the Project Management office, he was involved in defining and influencing the performance of improvement initiatives undertaken across the Apollo Group hospitals to improve operational efficiencies.
Currently, he is associated with Wockhardt Group of Hospitals as the Group's Clinical Director and is responsible for driving all activities related to Clinical excellence, Nursing, Quality and Accreditation across all group Hospitals.
Dr. Fernandes has been a Consultant with Joint Commission International for over nine years and has been providing Consultation services in Asian, African, European, and Middle East health care organizations. He has also participated as faculty for JCI's International Practicum’s conducted at Abu Dhabi, Seoul, Indonesia, Singapore, Dubai, and Miami.
EXPERIENCE WITH HEALTH CARE FACILITIES
Group Clinical Director, Wockhardt Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, India
Consultant Clinical Pharmacologist Apollo Group Hospitals, Chennai, India
G.M. Quality and Special Projects Apollo Group Hospitals, Chennai, India
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS OR CERTIFICATIONS
American College of Healthcare Executives
Certified Green Belt, Lean Six Sigma methodology
Certification in Project Management and Strategies for growth, IIM Ahmedabad
Indian Medical Council
National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations (India), Assessor
National Association for Healthcare Quality
MD (Pharmacology), JLN Medical College, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India
Master of Hospital Administration, Indian Institute of Management and Technology, Chennai, India
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Dr S.N. Medical College, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India