Priya Bathija

Vice President, Strategic Initiatives

At the American Hospital Association, Priya Bathija leads efforts to reduce health care costs and improve affordability. Bathija led the launch of the AHA’s Value Initiative in 2017, which involved engagement with more than 5,000 hospital leaders, providers and others in the health care community. She offered hospitals tools, resources and education to help improve affordability and value. Bathija recently took on a new challenge of leading the association’s work in maternal and child health. Before joining the AHA in 2013, Bathija practiced health care law, holding positions at ProMedica Health Systems