CEO Carolyn Scanlan: Expert Healthcare Leader Leaves Mark on Pennsylvania

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Carolyn Scanlan joined The Hospital & Health System Association of Pennsylvania in June 1995. Throughout her 43-year career in healthcare, Ms. Scanlan has remained active in improving care for patients and strengthening hospitals in Pennsylvania.

CEO Carolyn Scanlong Expert Healthcare Leader Leaves Mark on PennsylvaniaAs president and CEO of HAP, Ms. Scanlan sets the direction and pace of the association's advocacy, technical assistance, communication, education and research. Her dedication to the role and her expertise, have better equipped Pennsylvania hospitals to provide quality and safe care while navigating legislative, financial and clinical matters. Her commitment to improving the health status of all Pennsylvania residents culminated in developing a statewide, community-based integrated healthcare delivery system.

Ms. Scanlan currently serves on the PA Workforce Investment Board, PA Center for Health Careers Leadership Council and PA Health Care Quality Alliance. She previously served on the American Hospital Association Board for two years and the National Alliance of Health Information Technology Board from 2005 to 2009.

Ms. Scanlan began her career in healthcare with the New York State Department of Health. In 1984, she began serving as vice president of clinical and ambulatory services at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany, N.Y. She later served as executive vice president and COO of the Hospital Association of New York State. During that time, she also served as CEO of the association's hospital education and research fund.

Ms. Scanlan will retire from her position as president and CEO of HAP at the end of 2012.

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