Joseph F. Scott, FACHE – President and CEO of Jersey City Medical Center, Selected to Chair National Policy Committee of America’s Essential Hospitals

Thursday, June 30, 2016

JERSEY CITY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Joseph F. Scott, FACHE, who serves as the President and CEO, of Jersey City Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has been asked to chair the national policy committee of America’s Essential Hospitals. Mr. Scott will also continue to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of this leading association, which is a champion for hospitals and health systems dedicated to high-quality care for all, including the most vulnerable.

Since 1981, America’s Essential Hospitals has initiated, advanced, and preserved federal programs and policies that help member hospitals ensure access to care.

America’s Essential Hospitals provides its nearly 275 - member hospitals nationwide with advocacy, policy development, research, and education. Jersey City Medical Center and other association members are vital to their communities, providing primary care through trauma care, disaster response, health professional training, research, public health programs, and other services. They help innovate and adapt to lead the broader health care community toward more effective and efficient care.

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