Shraddha Patel has been named director of Strategy and Regulatory Planning & Reporting, Yale New Haven Health System. She will be responsible for directing all CON/ regulatory activities for YNHHS, as well as all national survey submissions and corporate objectives development and reporting. She will also be the lead strategic planner for L+M and Westerly hospitals. For the past seven years, Patel has been director of Business Development and Planning at Lawrence + Memorial Healthcare. She earned two bachelor's degrees from Penn State University, in health policy and administration and science. Patel also earned two master’s degrees from Temple University – an MBA with an emphasis in healthcare management and an MS in healthcare financial management