Dr. Thomas W. Diller, MD, MMM, CPE
Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety
B.A. Chemistry, Cum Laude
M.M.M., Masters of Medical Management
M.D., Doctor of Medicine
Internal Medicine Residency
Research Areas of Interest
The improvement of quality and patient safety in healthcare through cultural change, education, and the use of robust performance improvement methods.
Peer Reviewed Publications
House, J. E. Jr.; Diller, Thomas. (1980). The Relationship Between Force Constants and Bond Lengths for Tetrahalide Molecules. Inorganic and Nuclear Chemistry Letters. 16, 543-546.
Steed, Connie; Kelly, J. William; Blackhurst, Dawn; Boeker, Sue; Diller, Thomas; Alper, Paul; Larsen, Elaine. (2011). Hospital Hand Hygiene Opportunities: Where and When (HOW2 Benchmark Study). American Journal of Infection Control.
“Improving Hand Hygiene Compliance”. Thomas W. Diller, Kevin Gilroy, J. William Kelly, Connie Steed. University HealthSystem Consortium Webinar. November 4, 2010.
“Meeting the Core Measures: A Lean Six Sigma Case Study”. Thomas W. Diller. 8th Annual Lean Six Sigma Healthcare Summit. International Quality and Productivity Center. Orlando, Florida. January 31, 2008.
“A Comprehensive Plan to Improve Performance Outcomes in a Community Hospital”. Thomas W. Diller. Hospital Operational Excellence Conference. International Quality and Productivity Center. Chicago, Illinois. April 18, 2007.
“A Comprehensive Plan to Improve Performance Outcomes in a Community Hospital”. Thomas W. Diller. Milliman User’s Forum. Austin, Texas. November 11, 2006.
Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified Physician Executive (CPE), Certifying Commission in Medical Management
American College of Physician Executives
PHLIP Liability Reduction Committee
Health Sciences of South Carolina Quality Improvement Council