Richard J. Salhany, FACHE

President, Richmond Health Network/Chief Administrative Officer

Richmond University Medical Center

Richard Salhany is president of Richmond Health Network/chief administrative officer. He has more than 30 years of extensive experience in healthcare leadership positions with focus on hospital operations, strategic growth initiatives and physician alignment strategies. He worked for the Saint Barnabas Health System for 13 years as vice president of operations, where he was responsible for the clinical and support services of a 300-bed multisite facility. Mr. Salhany joined Richmond University Medical Center (known then as St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center) in 2005 as vice president of operations, during which time he helped transition the organization into an independent, stand-alone hospital. Since that time, he has held several positions, including his current role. In this role, he has developed the ambulatory network to include more than 24 sites, including a Center for Cancer Care, Breast and Women’s Center, Urology Center, three immediate care/primary care/walk-in centers, and multiple primary care and specialty sites. He is responsible for the Richmond Quality ACO and the adult and pediatric patient-centered medical home sites. He also oversees the oncology, cardiology, and trauma service lines as well as pastoral care.

Mr. Salhany has published several healthcare articles. He has presented at several conferences and has participated in poster sessions at national conferences. He is a Diplomate in Laboratory Management. Mr. Salhany is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.


Lessons Learned in a COVID-19 NYC Hot Spot Hospital: The Richmond University Medical Center Experience

Presented by Daniel Messina, PhD, FACHE, Margaret Pastuszko, Richard J. Salhany, FACHE, Rosemarie Stazzone at 1:00 PM on Friday, March 26th.

This session will cover the three phases the Richmond University Medical Center experienced during the COVID-19 surge in New York City. In phase 1, hospital executives began to adjust to rapidly respond to an increase in virus cases, setting up an incident command and a visitor policy, realizing facility limitations and opportunities, relocating ambulatory infusion,…