Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association President and CEO Lynn Nicholas will retire at the end of 2017, the association announced last week. “For the past decade as president and CEO of the Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association, Lynn has been among the most influential voices on health care policy and strategy in the Commonwealth,” said Board Chair Keith Hovan. “She has worked collaboratively and tirelessly to protect access to high-quality, affordable health care for patients. Under Lynn’s leadership, MHA has provided an equal voice to all patients and providers no matter the circumstances. On behalf of the entire Board of Trustees, we all wish Lynn a most deserving retirement filled with happiness and health.”