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Scott Bosch New Chair Washington State Hospital Association - 11/7/2011

Leadership Role Guides Hospitals Work
Scott Bosch 11-9-11Scott Bosch, President & CEO of Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton, has been elected Chair of the Washington State Hospital Association. As Chair, Bosch will preside over the Board of Trustees and lead the hospital association’s work for the coming year.

“We are proud to have Scott Bosch providing leadership to our association,” said Scott Bond, president and CEO of the Washington State Hospital Association. “He has proven himself to be a valuable member of our board and executive committee. Scott leads with vision, courage, and heart. During this turbulent time in our state’s economy, that is the kind of leadership we need to ensure continued access to high quality health care across Washington.”

The Washington State Hospital Association is the membership association of all 97 hospitals in Washington State. The association takes a major leadership role in issues that affect delivery, quality, accessibility, affordability and continuity of health care. It works to improve the health status of the residents of Washington State. It also engages in public policy advocacy with legislators and regulators on behalf of the hospitals of Washington State.

Accepting the chair position, Bosch said, “It is my honor to take the helm as your chair for the coming year. I have been amazed at the courage shown by Washington hospital leaders – administrative leaders, board leaders, and medical leaders – in working together for the betterment of the patient. We have recognized that we’re all in this together. We are all infinitely stronger when we work together and collaborate.”

Bosch has been an officer of the hospital association for several years, previously serving as the Secretary-Treasurer and as Chair-Elect. Bosch also served on the board of the Health Work Force Institute.