Leading innovator and strategist Brian Van Winkle, MBA, PMP, Lean Six Sigma, has been appointed to the role of executive director of innovations at Sibley Memorial Hospital. Brian started his new position July 16, 2018, and will also lead the pioneering Sibley Innovation Hub.
“We are delighted that Brian has joined Sibley,” said Anu Mullick, Sibley’s chief of staff. “He brings the talent, expertise and enthusiasm we need to keep Sibley Memorial Hospital at the forefront of hospital and health care innovation.”
Brian joins Sibley from the Lifebridge Health System where he served as director of innovation. In that role, Brian established the vision and innovation strategy for the $1.5 billion health system. He led initiatives in reinventing access and containing costs with strategies focused on integrating innovations and digital technologies.
Prior to his position at Lifebridge, Brian was an independent consultant where he assisted clients in developing business and financial models for novel business ventures.
He previously worked at Deloitte Consulting where he managed efforts to bring disruptive technologies to the firm’s clients, including customer experience design laboratories, blockchain, robotics and several other new approaches to enhance productivity and efficiency.
Brian also is an executive board member of the Network of Digital Evidence, a non-profit consortium of more than 25 premier health care systems founded to drive change by supporting the integration of clinical and business rigor with emerging digital solutions.
He holds degrees from the University of Virginia and Duke University.
About Sibley Memorial Hospital: Sibley Memorial Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, in Northwest Washington, D.C., has a distinguished history of serving the community since its founding in 1890. As a not-for-profit, full-service, 386-bed community hospital, Sibley offers medical, surgical, intensive care, obstetric, oncology, orthopaedic and skilled nursing inpatient services and a state-of-the-art 24-hour Emergency Department. Sibley’s campus, with its new patient tower, is also home to the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, Grand Oaks, an assisted living residence, a medical building with physician offices as well as outpatient surgery and imaging centers. For more information, visit Sibley.org.