Siegal to be first #AfricanAmerican to lead a hospital group

(Washington Post) The Washington-based National Association of Public Hospitals plans to announce Monday (July 19) the appointment of a George Washington University health policy professor as its chief executive. The association said it will name Bruce Siegel to the position, making him the first African American to head a hospital group. Siegel, who starts in October, is expected to deal extensively with the health-care overhaul law. He will replace Christine Capito Burch, who held the executive director position and is retiring.


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