Thomas Granatir

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Senior Vice President, Policy and External Relations

Tom Granatir is responsible for state and federal policy development and strategic relationships in the private and public sector.

Mr. Granatir has more than 25 years of experience working in health policy with a particular focus on quality and public accountability. He has worked in mental health policy for the state of Illinois; hospital policy for the American Hospital Association, the Health Research and Educational Trust, and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations; long-term care policy for the Health and Medicine Policy Research Group; and in public health policy for Humana Inc., both in the United States and in the United Kingdom. He has served on the governing boards of the American Health Quality Association, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, Bridges to Excellence, the National Association of Health Data Organizations, the Alliance to Make US Healthiest, and Henry Booth House, a service agency for poor residents of Chicago. Mr. Granatir also has been an examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Program, a member of the Health Policy Roundtable of the Michael Reese Health Trust, and served on the Roundtable on Ethnic and Racial Disparities of the Institute of Medicine.

Mr. Granatir was educated at the University of Chicago and taught there in the Graduate Program in Health Policy and Administration.