The Board of Trustees of the Utah Hospital Association (UHA) recently appointed Greg Bell as President and CEO of the association. He replaces Rod L. Betit, who retired from UHA after three years of service to the association.
Bell brings more than 23 years of public policy experience to UHA, having most recently served as Lieutenant Governor for the state of Utah, from September 2009 until October 2013. Previously, he served as a senator and in the leadership of the Utah State Senate. Bell provided leadership on a number of healthcare policy issues, including service as: Chair of the Executive Health Policy Group, composed of Utah’s top healthcare policy leaders; Chair of the Governor’s Tort Reform Medical Liability Workgroup; Co-chair of the Utah Health Exchange Advisory Board; Chair of Utah’s Emergency Management Administration Council; and member of the Legislative Health Reform Task Force. In addition, Bell has been active in a variety of community initiatives. As a state senator, he sponsored more than 20 healthcare-related bills or resolutions from 2003-2009.
Born and raised in Ogden, Utah, Bell was graduated from Weber State University and the S.J. Quinney College of Law (University of Utah). He practiced law at Kirton & McConkie and most recently at Fabian & Clendenin.
Bell recently was the speaker at Intermountain’s Healthy Dialogues November luncheon.