Mark Higdon, a Trustee of the Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) Board since 2014, was recently named to the Maryland Hospital Association’s (MHA) Executive Committee.

Higdon, one of eight new members, will serve a one-year term on the Executive Committee, after which he will be eligible for re-election to two additional one-year terms. The MHA Executive Committee is the organization’s highest policymaking body and has the authority for most decisions, activities and f...unctions. It’s comprised of both hospital executives and hospital trustees, elected annually by the MHA Board of Trustees.

Higdon has over 35 years of experience in health care advisory at both the state and national levels. He served as a Partner in the MidAtlantic Healthcare Advisory Practice at KPMG LLP in Baltimore. In that role, he provided financial management and health planning services to a number of major health systems in the MidAtlantic region in the areas of risk management, strategic planning, healthcare transformation, population health management planning and development of accountable care organizations.

Higdon holds a BA from Western Maryland College and an MBA from Loyola College. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Maryland Association of CPAs. He is a member and Past President of the Maryland Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and a former preceptor and associate at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Healthcare Finance and Management Program. Higdon also served as Chair of the Board of Directors of Maryland Health Care for the Homeless.