Modern Healthcare congratulates members on the 'Most Influential' list

Dozens of the 'influential' lead Advisory Board member organizations

Modern Healthcare has released its 13th annual list of the "Most Influential People in Healthcare," which includes dozens of executives at hospitals and health systems nationwide.

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Dozens of the individuals named to the list are leaders at Advisory Board member organizations, including:

    2. Bernard Tyson, president and CEO of Kaiser Permanente (Oakland, California)
    6. R. Milton Johnson, president and CEO of HCA (Nashville, Tennessee)
    9. Anthony Tersigni, president and CEO of Ascension (St. Louis, Missouri)
    10. Kent Thiry, chair and CEO of DaVita Healthcare Partners (Denver)
    11. Kevin Lofton, CEO of Catholic Health Initiatives (Englewood, Colorado)
    12. Joseph Swedish, president and CEO of WellPoint (Indianapolis)
    13. Trevor Fetter, president and CEO of Tenet Healthcare (Dallas)
    14. Gary Gottlieb, president and CEO of Partners Healthcare (Boston)
    15. Wayne Smith, chair and CEO of Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tennessee)
    16. John Noseworthy, president and CEO of Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota)
    18. Richard Gilfillan, president and CEO of CHE Trinity Health (Livonia, Michigan)
    21. Lloyd Dean, president and CEO of Dignity Health (San Francisco)
    22. Rodney Hochman, president and CEO Providence Health & Services (Renton, Washington)
    27. Alan Miller, chair and CEO of Universal Health Services (King of Prussia, Pennsylvania)
    28. David Cordani, president and CEO of Cigna Corp (Bloomfield, Connecticut)
    31. Jonathan Perlin, CMO of HCA (Nashville, Tennessee)
    32. Paul Diaz, CEO of Kindred Healthcare (Louisville, Kentucky)
    35. Joel Allison, CEO of Baylor Scott & White (Dallas)
    36. Gary Kaplan, chair and CEO of Virginia Mason Medical Center (Seattle)
    37. Ram Raju, president of New York City Health and Hospitals Corp.
    38. Charles Sorenson, president and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare (Salt Lake City)
    42. James Hinton, president and CEO of Presbyterian Healthcare Services (Albuquerque)
    43. Bill Carpenter, chair and CEO of LifePoint Hospitals (Brentwood, Tennessee)
    44. Steven Safyer, president and CEO of Montefiore Medical Center (New York)
    48. Glenn Steele, president and CEO of Geisinger Health System (Danville, Pennsylvania)
    51. Peter Fine, president and CEO of Banner Health (Phoenix)
    52. Peter Pronovost, director of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality at Johns Hopkins Medicine (Baltimore)
    54. Michael Dowling, president and CEO of North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
    62. James Skogsbergh, president and CEO of Advocate Health Care (Downers Grove, Illinois)
    64. Jay Grinney, president and CEO of HealthSouth Corp (Birmingham, Alabama)
    65. Chris Van Gorder, president and CEO of Scripps Health (San Diego)
    66. Ralph de la Torre, chair and CEO of Steward Health Care System (Boston)
    71. Dan Wolterman, president and CEO of Memorial Hermann Health System (Houston)
    72. Toby Cosgrove, president and CEO of Cleveland Clinic
    73. Patrick Fry, president and CEO of Sutter Health
    75. Scott Serota, president and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (Chicago)
    78. Judith Faulkner, CEO of Epic Systems (Verona, Wisconsin)
    81. Nancy Schlichting, CEO of Henry Ford Health System (Detroit)
    83. Robert Wachter, chief of hospital medicine at USCF Medical Center (San Francisco)
    85. Alex Gorsky, chair and CEO of Johnson & Johnson (New Brunswick, N.J.)
    86. Paul Rothman, CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine
    87. Rulon Stacey, president and CEO of Fairview Health Services (Minneapolis)
    89. Jeffrey Romoff, president and CEO of UPMC (Pittsburgh)
    94. Eric Topol, director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute (San Diego)
    96. Douglas Hawthorne, CEO of Texas Health Resources (Arlington)

Lessons from the "Most Influential" people in health care

We've interviewed several of the honorees on this year's list of the "Most Influential" people in health care, including Ascension's Anthony Tersigni and Mayo Clinic's John Noseworthy. In our "Lessons from the C-suite" series, they share their thoughts on leadership and the future of health care. Hear from the prominent thinkers.

Then, review our best practices for identifying and developing your organization's next generation of leaders, and holding them accountable for performance goals.

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