James R. Tallon, Jr.


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James R. Tallon, Jr., is president of the United Hospital Fund of New York. He also serves on the boards of the Institute on Medicine as a Profession and the New York eHealth Collaborative, and is a member of the advisory board for the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence.

He previously served as secretary/treasurer of the Alliance for Health Reform and as a member of the New York State Board of Regents. 

Mr. Tallon is a former chair of the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured; former chairman of The Commonwealth Fund; and a former member of the boards of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and the Center for Health Policy Development.

Prior to joining United Hospital Fund, Mr. Tallon was majority leader of the New York State Assembly, where he served for 19 years.