Rick Pollack

Rick Pollack

CEO at American Hospital Association


IHF Member
Rick Pollack is president and CEO of the American Hospital Association, the nation’s largest hospital and health care system membership organization with nearly 5,000 member hospitals, health care systems, networks, and other providers of care. Rick came to the AHA in 1982 and assumed the top leadership position in 2015. Rick leads the association in representing hospitals and health systems in shaping the health care landscape, representing them on advocacy issues, and developing strategies and tools to help members provide better care to the patients and communities they serve. As a result of Rick’s success in creating a sophisticated political and grassroots network, the AHA is often cited as one of the most influential and effective advocacy organizations in Washington. Rick has also been a leader in efforts to expand health coverage in the U.S., taking part in many broad-based national coalitions that have ultimately led to coverage expansions.

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Parallel Session: North American leadership insights: Leading during times of crisis

  • 9 November, 2021
  • 15:10 - 16:40
  • Room 5