The Team

Meet the FOH team

The Board and Executive Team are responsible for implementing the vision and mission of the FOH community.

Charles N. Kahn III

President and CEO
Federation of American Hospitals.
FOH Co-Chairman.

One of Washington’s most effective and accomplished trade association executives, Chip Kahn has been the President and CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) – the national advocacy organization for investor-owned hospitals, since 2001.

Chip has had a long and distinguished career on Capitol Hill, specializing in health policy issues. He is at the forefront of efforts to improve quality at US hospitals, serves on numerous boards, has authored many papers, and played a crucial role in formulating significant health legislation.
Prior to joining the FAH, as President of the HIAA, Chip focused national attention upon the plight of the uninsured.

Chip has appeared on Modern Healthcare magazine’s annual “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” list since inception. He was also honored with the B’nai B’rith National Health Care Award in 2016.
Chip has a BA from Johns Hopkins and a Masters of Public Health from Tulane.

Eyal Zimlichman

Chief Innovation Officer
and Chief Medical officer,
Sheba Medical Center.
FOH Co-Chairman.

Prof. Eyal Zimlichman serves as Deputy Director General, Chief Medical Officer, and Chief Innovation Officer at Sheba Medical Center. Previously, he held the position of Lead Researcher at Partners HealthCare’s Clinical Affairs Department in Boston and was heavily involved in the efforts to implement a strategic care redesign initiative there. In the past, Dr. Zimlichman served on several advisory committees commissioned by the Office of the National Coordinator for health information technology at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. More recently, he chairs as well as participates in several committees at Israel’s Ministry of Health.

Dr. Zimlichman is the founder and director of Sheba’s ARC Innovation, which maintains a global ecosystem that aims to redesign healthcare through digital health solutions by 2030. He is board certified in internal medicine, completed a degree at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and earned his MD at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology.


VP Marketing and products development at Femi. FOH Community Director.

A problem-solver and rainmaker for health-tech innovators, Oranit Ido integrates deep practical experience with skillful cultivation of enriching links between people, technologies and global markets. Highly experienced in guiding startups through commercialization, from the prototype stage to finished product and into global markets. Content developer for conferences and forums drawing together entrepreneurs, researchers and healthcare professionals.

Lital Shnaiderman

Director Of Business Development, ARC at Sheba Medical Center. Sheba Liaison and Coordinator.

In 2019, Lital Shnaiderman joined Sheba to lead all strategic partnerships and to grow ARC’s network of industry partners, leading medical centers, academia, government, and startups. Lital holds a BSc in Information Systems Engineering and an MBA in Technology and Innovation, degrees which provide her with a unique mix of technical, business, and innovation management skills.

Claudia Salzberg

Vice President, Health Services Research and Policy, Federation of American Hospitals. FAH liaison and coordinator.

Claudia Salzberg is VP of health services research and policy at the FAH where she designs, implements and supports research and policy analysis on value-based care and health system reform.

Claudia received a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, an M.S.E from University of Pennsylvania, and a BS from Brown University.

Karen Biala

ARC Community Manager At Sheba Medical Center and FOH member.

Karen Biala joined Sheba Medical Center in August 2017 after serving three years at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service. During her time in the U.S. federal government, she completed the Presidential Management Fellowship and began focusing on innovation. She worked on a project managed by the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy to contribute to an innovation toolkit that would be used by agencies across the government. With a strong passion for public health, she obtained an MSc degree in global health and population from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. During her free time, she acts as a mentor through a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. and holds a leadership role in a Harvard alumni shared interest group.