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Trish Hannon, RN, MA, MBA, FACHE

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President and Chief Executive Officer 

Trish Hannon became the 10th President and Chief Executive Officer of New England Baptist Hospital in 2009, and the fifth woman to lead the institution since its founding in 1893.

Prior to joining New England Baptist, Ms. Hannon served as Chief Operating Officer for the 600 bed tertiary care teaching hospital, Baystate Medical Center, located in Western Massachusetts.  She also served as Senior Vice President for Health Care Operations for its parent organization, Baystate Health, a $2 billion dollar integrated care delivery system encompassing three hospitals, 1200 physicians and 11,000 employees serving the communities of Western New England. Ms. Hannon has over thirty years of experience in health care administration in clinical operations and strategic program development in Southern California and Massachusetts.

Since Ms. Hannon has taken the role of chief executive for the 125 year old hospital in Boston, New England Baptist refocused its mission as a specialty teaching hospital in the care of patients with musculoskeletal disorders. Today, it is the best recognized and most respected hospital brand in orthopaedic care in New England.  Recognized as a US Top Hospital for Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery by US News and World Report, New England Baptist has achieved top national performance in clinical quality by Premier, The Joint Commission and Healthgrades. The hospital was recently honored with Press Ganey’s highest national honor, the Guardian of Excellence Award, for top performance in patient satisfaction, for the tenth consecutive year.  New England Baptist was the only hospital in Massachusetts to receive the coveted Five Star rating from CMS in 2016.

Ms. Hannon is a fellow of the American College of Health Care Executives, and served as President of the Massachusetts chapter. Ms. Hannon was awarded with Senior Health Care Leader of the Year by the Massachusetts chapter of ACHE, in 2016. She recently served as Vice Chair of the National Arthritis Foundation board, focusing on major transformation of the national foundation. Ms. Hannon currently serves on the Massachusetts Hospital and Health Association Board of Trustees, and also serves as a trustee of the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Care Sciences University, Forbes #1 college for value.  Ms. Hannon received her undergraduate education in nursing from Marymount University, Virginia; and received an MBA from New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, New York.  Ms. Hannon is also the recipient of an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University in Boston, MA.

Ms. Hannon has an extensive history of service to community organizations, including Reading for the Blind, Volunteers for Literacy Program, United Way of Massachusetts Bay, Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts, and Boys and Girls Club.  She was awarded the honor of Woman of Distinction for her leadership in community service throughout Western Massachusetts.