Mercy President Named to Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association Board of Trustees

The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA), the state’s leading voice for hospitals and health systems, has announced the appointment of Deborah Bitsoli, President of Mercy Medical Center and its affiliates, to its Board of Trustees.

Through advocacy, education, and collaboration, MHA’s mission is to improve the overall health of the commonwealth and support providers’ efforts to offer high-quality, affordable, and accessible care. MHA has used its platform to serve as a nexus of coordination for the healthcare system throughout the COVID-19 crisis, bringing leaders together and forging solutions to the most complex challenges presented by the pandemic.

Bitsoli has over 25 years of experience in the health care industry and has spent the last 19 years in leadership roles. Before taking the helm at Mercy Medical Center, Bitsoli served as President of Morton Hospital in Taunton, and as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester.

Bitsoli holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Babson College in Wellesley and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy with a Management minor from Bentley University in Waltham. Bitsoli is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Massachusetts.