THE ACADEMY ADVISORS
The Academy Advisors brings together Leading Health Systems to collectively address key legislative, regulatory, and health policy issues impacting healthcare providers.
A robust knowledge base and an elevated presence in the federal health policy space is a requisite for Leading Health Systems. The Academy Advisors and its health system partners actively engage in and contribute to the national health policy debate by developing prospective solutions specific to integrated delivery systems.
an ongoing and bi-directional dialogue between policy makers and health system leaders
policymakers about the value of the extraordinary work Leading Health Systems do within their organizations and communities
issues of importance to Leading Health Systems
an an environment for collaboration and idea exchange around key policy issues
The Academy Advisors prepares resources on pertinent issues to assist members, including policy briefs, webinars, research studies, and bi-weekly policy engagement calls.
The Academy Advisors creates an environment for peer collaboration to develop strategies guiding critical policy decisions by convening members and key policymakers in Washington D.C.
The Academy Advisors engages with policy-makers to improve their understanding of the value created by Leading Health Systems through Congressional briefings and coalition building.
The Academy Advisors is affiliated with The Health Management Academy, a member-based organization providing education and advisory services to corporate executives of the nation’s Leading Health Systems.
Renee DeSilva, CEO, The Health Management Academy
Gary Bisbee Jr., PhD, MBA, Executive Chairman, The Health Management Academy
Jarrett Lewis, Executive Director
Medha Vyavahare, Senior Director, Health Policy & Strategy
Sanjula Jain, PhD, Director, Research & Strategy
Melissa Stahl, Senior Research Manager
The Academy Advisors retains select industry experts to lead, advise, and assist on key areas of focus. In addition to these experts, The Advisors has also created a Health Policy Council to provide strategic guidance on key policy issues.
Jay Hawkins, Partner, Alpine Group
David Main, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough
Tom Scully, General Partner, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe; Director, The Health Management Academy
THE HEALTH POLICY COUNCIL
The Academy Advisors Health Policy Council consists of policy experts with diverse experience across the government and private sector. These individuals work closely with The Academy Advisors team, serving as expert voices to help navigate significant policy changes. They engage in various speaking opportunities at Academy meetings, as well as advise on internal policy publications and research.