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Bruce Siegel, MD


America's Essential Hospitals

Bruce Siegel has served as president/CEO of America’s Essential Hospitals since 2010. He has helped shape the association’s work in advocacy, member support and quality and led the launch of the Transformation Center, a catalyst for innovative change to improve quality and safety. With Dr. Siegel’s leadership, America’s Essential Hospitals established the nation’s first safety net quality network under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Partnership for Patients. He previously served as president/CEO of New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation and Tampa General Healthcare; director of the Center for Health Care Quality; and professor of health policy at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. Dr. Siegel also served as New Jersey’s commissioner of health. He earned his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College and a master’s degree in public health from The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health.


23H – Keeping the Promise: Leading Essential Hospitals in an Era of Competition

Presented by Bruce Siegel, MD, John M. Haupert, FACHE, William Masterton at 4:15 PM on Monday, March 23rd.

This session will provide context for the challenges faced by safety net and essential hospitals, including emerging market trends, changes in payer strategies and government policies. Two CEOs will describe the challenges they face in their respective markets as they guide major systems with longstanding missions of caring for the underserved, providing critical communitywide service…