Abhinav “Abhi” Rastogi is the President and CEO of Temple University Hospital and EVP of Temple Health. He has a proven leadership around Operational efficiency initiatives with sustained outcomes and results. He is forward thinking, solutions focused and outcomes driven who combines project management, Lean Six Sigma methodologies, data analytics and leadership to execute strategic Clinical and Operational improvement initiatives. He has a strong background in leading and growing clinical service lines and was instrumental in the growth of the Temple Lung Transplant program to the top volume program in the country. In addition, he oversees Solid Organ Transplants, Cardiology, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Lab, Pharmacy and Supply Chain service lines. His strong focus on Supply Chain operations has contributed to over $10M savings annually and has presented supply chain efficiency opportunities at several national conferences.
Due to his strong technical background, Abhi works with Healthcare Tech startups to be able to provide better solutions to patients / providers and offer Temple Hospital as an incubator for development and research. The recent Broncoscopic Lung Volume Reduction (BLVR) valve approved for commercial use was evaluated in most patients at Temple. In addition, he focuses on remote monitoring of patients with connected devices to evaluate care and improve outcomes.
Abhi has an MBA with a concentration in eBusiness and Healthcare Finance, MS degree in Information Systems and Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics/Computers. He is also a certified Project Management Professional and a Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma. During his 19 years at Temple, Abhi has served as director of the Project Management Office, Associate Hospital Director of the Pulmonary Service Line, and Senior Vice President Professional Services. Before that, he was a pharmaco-economic data analyst at Temple University’s School of Pharmacy, a consultant for IBM, and a project team leader at Tata Infotech.