2023 NHHA & FHC Annual Meeting





We look forward to hosting you at the New Hampshire Hospital Association and Foundation for Healthy Communities 2023 Annual Meeting to be held in-person at the OMNI Mt. Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods, NH on Sunday, October 15 – Tuesday, October 17, 2023. The Annual Meeting is NHHA / FHC’s premier event that brings together hospital leaders, decision makers, and partners to hear from exceptional speakers on ways to move health care forward. We are very much looking forward to reconvening colleagues from across the state and are working closely with the hotel to ensure the safety of all of our attendees by implementing current guidance and protocols as needed.


Registration for the New Hampshire Hospital Association and Foundation for Healthy Communities’ Annual Meeting is now closed. 


Keynote Speaker


Jonathon B. Perlin, MD, PhD, MSHA, MACP, FACMI

President & CEO, The Joint Commission


Jonathan B. Perlin, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.H.A., M.A.C.P., F.A.C.M.I., became the seventh President and CEO of The Joint Commission on March 1, 2022. Previously, as President, Clinical Operations and Chief Medical Officer, HCA Healthcare, Perlin led clinicians, data scientists and researchers in developing a learning health system model for improving care at the system’s 185 hospitals and 2,200 other locations. His team’s work achieved national recognition for preventing elective pre-term deliveries, reducing maternal mortality, increasing sepsis survival, and developing public-private-academic partnerships for improving infection prevention and treating COVID.


Before HCA, Dr. Perlin was Under Secretary for Health in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, where he led the Veterans Health Administration to national prominence for clinical performance. He is a MedPAC Commissioner, a Congressional Budget Office Health Advisor, immediate past chair the National Quality Forum and the VA Special Medical Advisory Group. An elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, he has co-chaired action collaboratives on digital health, combatting opioids and climate change. Board service includes, Meharry Medical College, Columbia University’s Health Policy and Management program, and Vanderbilt University’s School of Engineering. He maintains faculty appointments at Vanderbilt University as Clinical Professor of Medicine and Health Policy and at Virginia Commonwealth University as Adjunct Professor of Health Administration.


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NHHA and FHC 2023 Awards of Excellence                                           


Each year, NHHA and FHC are proud to present Excellence Awards to members of our health care workforce that go above and beyond in their work. The following awards will be presented at the annual meeting:


New Hampshire Hospital Association

  • James A. Hamilton Founder’s Award
  • President’s Award
  • Medical Staff Award
  • Outstanding Trustee of the Year Award


Foundation for Healthy Communities

  • Honoring Excellence in Patient Safety & Quality Improvement
  • The Noah Lord Patient & Family Engagement Award

Sponsorship Information


Thank you to all of our corporate sponsors for supporting our Annual Meeting this year! Thanks to their generosity, we have filled up all of our sponsorship opportunities for this year and are no longer taking corporate requests.