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Lorraine Ryan, Esq.
Senior Vice President
Legal, Regulatory, and Professional Affairs

Lorraine Ryan oversees GNYHA’s clinical regulatory and professional affairs activities, including all quality improvement initiatives and supervision of quality improvement staff. Ms. Ryan is also responsible for monitoring and educating member hospitals on Federal and State regulatory requirements related to clinical, operational, and quality issues and accrediting body standards. She provides consultation to member hospitals on risk management, medical staff, and credentialing issues. Ms. Ryan currently serves as the co-project director for the NYS Partnership for Patients. Prior to joining GNYHA, she held senior hospital administration and management positions and worked as associate counsel in a medical malpractice firm. Ms. Ryan holds a law degree from New York Law School, an MPA from New York University, and a BSN from Fairfield University.