Trish Hannon, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer
Trish Hannon became the tenth President and Chief Executive Officer of New England Baptist Hospital in November, 2009.
Prior to joining the Baptist, Ms. Hannon served as Chief Operating Officer for Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts and Senior Vice President for Health Care Operations for Baystate Health, a $1.7 billion integrated care delivery system comprised of three hospitals, 1,200 physicians and 10,000 employees serving Western New England. Ms. Hannon has more than thirty years of experience in health care administration in clinical operations and strategic roles.
Since Ms. Hannon has taken the reins of the 120-year-old hospital on Mission Hill, the Baptist has refocused its mission as a specialty hospital serving patients throughout New England for musculoskeletal diseases and related disorders. Recognized as a top hospital for orthopedics by US News & World Report, the Baptist has also achieved top decile performance in clinical quality reported by Premier and Healthgrades. The Baptist recently was honored with the Press Ganey National Summit Award for best performance in patient satisfaction, for the sixth consecutive year.
Ms. Hannon is a fellow of the American College of Health Care Executives, and serves as President of the College’s Massachusetts chapter. She is a member of the Massachusetts Hospital Association’s Board of Trustees, and serves as a board member for the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University. Ms. Hannon received her undergraduate education in nursing at Marymount University, holds an MBA from New York Institute of Technology, and an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
Ms. Hannon has an extensive history of service to community organizations, including Reading for the Blind, Springfield Public School Volunteers for Literacy, United Way, and the Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts. She was awarded the honor of Woman of Distinction for her leadership roles in non-profit organizations throughout Western Massachusetts. Ms. Hannon currently serves on the Health Care Leadership Committee and Board of Directors for the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, and is a proud sponsor of the Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program for Boston.