The Federation of American Hospitals, the lobby for for-profit hospitals and health systems, has appointed two VPs of legislation. Katie Wise,
30, will join the federation on Nov. 9. The Washington-based organization has more than 1,000 members.
Wise previously served as legislative director for Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-Fla.), while also serving as associate staff on the House Ways and Means Committee. Srinu Sonti,
40, joined the federation in October, after working in policy and politics for more than a decade.
Sonti most recently served as health policy adviser to Sen. Richard Durbin (DIll.), where he worked on healthcare finance. Previously, he worked at the Center for American Progress and the Democratic Policy and Communications Center. Sonti also worked for Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.).