Linda Battaglini

Linda Battaglini has over 25 years’ experience in healthcare strategy and governance gained as a Senior Vice President or consultant to complex multi-corporate, not-for-profit healthcare organizations. Linda was Senior VP/Corporate Planner at United Health Services in Binghamton, New York, a $400 million integrated delivery system started through the merger of one teaching hospital and two municipal hospitals. She served as Senior VP Strategic Planning, Marketing and Community Health at Hallmark Health System, formed through a 4-hospital merger north of Boston, MA and she did consulting for a 7-hospital system in Indiana. Ms. Battaglini’s strategic planning work includes merger and affiliation planning and implementation, designing integrated systems of care and care management, facility master planning, financial turnarounds, and designing population health management options for major health systems.

She designed a Pioneer ACO application and Bundled Payment Programs for a 15-hospital health system in New York. Ms. Battaglini has recently worked with Emerson Hospital in Concord, MA on a long-term governance development program as well as with boards of other community hospitals, a 600-physician practice, the post-acute care organization in a large health system, and other boards on enhancing their governance structure, skills and operations. 

Ms. Battaglini earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harpur College of Binghamton University, and a master's degree in accounting from the School of Management of Binghamton University. She has served as president of the New England Society for Healthcare Strategy and president of the Binghamton University Alumni Association.