Vice President of Research
The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania
Martin Ciccocioppo is the vice president of research for HAP. Mr. Ciccocioppo is responsible for research and data initiatives in support of HAP’s representation and advocacy agenda. He has provided analytical and data support for many of HAP's policy and research initiatives for more than 24 years. He is actively involved in data and policy analyses, as well as advocacy, on issues ranging from medical professional liability, health care finance and utilization, quality reporting, managed care, economic impact, community health improvement, and health care information technology.
Mr. Ciccocioppo was instrumental in founding the Pennsylvania eHealth Initiative (PAeHI) in 2005 and has represented hospitals on the board of PAeHI since its inception and chaired the PAeHI Board for four years and currently serves as the PAeHI Secretary.
Mr. Ciccocioppo also represents hospitals on the Medical Assistance Advisory Council (MAAC) Health Information Technology Workgroup. Mr. Ciccocioppo was instrumental in the creation of the Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER) in 2009, which secured a $100 million Broadband Technology Opportunity Program grant to build a 1,700 middle-mile fiber network throughout Pennsylvania.
Mr. Ciccocioppo has also represented hospitals on the board of the Pennsylvania Medical Professional Liability Joint Underwriting Association since 1996 and currently serves as the JUA Treasurer.
Mr. Ciccocioppo holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree (with dual majors in health care management and computer applications), a Master of Business Administration degree, and a Master of Health Administration degree, all from The Pennsylvania State University.
Mr. Ciccocioppo is an affiliate of the American College of Health Care Executives, a member of the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), and a registered Pennsylvania lobbyist.