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Brian Gragnolati, FACHE


Atlantic Health System

Brian Gragnolati is president/CEO of Atlantic Health System. He is also a former chairman of the Board of Trustees of the American Hospital Association, dedicated to leading, representing and serving hospitals and health systems in their work to advance the health of individuals and communities. A nationally respected voice in healthcare, Mr. Gragnolati is a frequent speaker at events such as the Aspen Ideas Health Conference, SXSW (South by Southwest) and the International Hospital Federation’s World Hospital Congress. He regularly appears on CNBC, MSNBC and Bloomberg Radio, sharing his experience and insight on the nation’s most pressing healthcare concerns. He was honored by Modern Healthcare as one of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” and selected by Gov. Phil Murphy for both the Office of the Governor’s COVID-19 Restart & Recovery Advisory Council and the Professional Advisory Committee.

With $3 billion in revenue and 18,000 employees, Atlantic Health System serves more than half the state of New Jersey, including 11 counties and 4.9 million people. The system cares for patients at more than 400 sites of care, including Chilton Medical Center, Goryeb Children’s Hospital and Morristown Medical Center, Hackettstown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center, Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute, Atlantic Visiting Nurse, Atlantic Ambulance Corporation and Atlantic Medical Group, which employs over 1,100 community-based physicians. Prior to his tenure at Atlantic Health System, Mr. Gragnolati served as senior vice president for the Community Division of Johns Hopkins Medicine and president/CEO of Suburban Hospital. He previously held executive positions at WellSpan Health, the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont and Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass. He holds a bachelor’s degree in health systems analysis from the University of Connecticut, a Master of Business Administration degree from Western New England College and an Executive Leadership Certificate from the JFK School at Harvard University.


Master Series: Masters of Care Delivery

Presented by Brian Gragnolati, FACHE, Johnese Spisso, MPA at 10:00 AM on Monday, March 28th.

Join two of healthcare’s leading CEOs, Brian Gragnolati, FACHE, president and CEO, Atlantic Health System, and Johnese Spisso, MPA, CEO, UCLA Hospital System, as they share their insights into the role that senior leaders play in leading delivery of care initiatives and improving work processes on a large scale. Mr. Gragnolati and Ms. Spisso will…