What you need to know about the forces reshaping our industry.


August 21, 2017

Advisory Board congratulates members on the 'Most Influential' list

Daily Briefing

    Modern Healthcare has released its 16th annual ranking of the "100 Most Influential People in Healthcare," which includes dozens of executives at hospitals and health systems nationwide.

    Get the details behind Modern Healthcare's latest ranking

    More than half of the individuals named to the ranking are leaders at Advisory Board member organizations. They include:

    4. Bernard Tyson, chair and CEO, Kaiser Permanente
    5. Anthony Tersigni, president and CEO, Ascension
    8. Mark Bertolini, chair and CEO, Aetna
    10. R. Milton Johnson, chair and CEO, HCA Healthcare
    11. Toby Cosgrove, outgoing president and CEO, Cleveland Clinic
    14. Joseph Swedish, chair, president, and CEO, Anthem
    16. John Noseworthy, president and CEO, Mayo Clinic
    17. Trevor Fetter, chair and CEO, Tenet Healthcare Corp.
    19. Eugene Woods, president and CEO, Carolinas HealthCare System
    21. Lloyd Dean, president and CEO, Dignity Health
    23. Nancy Howell Agee, president and CEO, Carilion Clinic
    24. David Feinberg, president and CEO, Geisinger Health System
    25. Rodney Hochman, president and CEO, Providence St. Joseph Health
    26. A. Marc Harrison, president and CEO, Intermountain Healthcare
    28. Chip Kahn, president and CEO, Federation of American Hospitals
    29. Richard Gilfillan, president and CEO, Trinity Health
    30. Sarah Krevans, president and CEO, Sutter Health
    34. Judith Faulkner, founder and CEO, Epic Systems Corp.
    35. David Torchiana, president and CEO, Partners HealthCare System
    36. Laurie Glimcher, president and CEO, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    38. Michael Dowling, president and CEO, Northwell Health
    39. Peter Fine, president and CEO, Banner Health
    40. Gary Kaplan, chair and CEO, Virginia Mason Health System
    42. Larry Renfro, CEO, Optum
    46. Wayne Smith, chair and CEO, Community Health Systems
    48. Stephen Hemsley, outgoing CEO, UnitedHealth Group
    49. Joseph Jimenez, CEO, Novartis
    57. Jim Hinton, president and CEO, Baylor Scott & White Health
    58. David Cordani, president and CEO, Cigna Corp.
    59. Marna Borgstrom, president and CEO, Yale New Haven Health System
    61. Benjamin Breier, president and CEO, Kindred Healthcare
    62. Chris Van Gorder, president and CEO, Scripps Health
    69. John Hammergren, chair, president and CEO, McKesson Corp.
    73. William Carpenter, chair and CEO, LifePoint Health

    74. A. Eugene Washington, president and CEO, Duke University Health System
    75. Craig Thompson, president and CEO, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    76. Wright Lassiter III, CEO, Henry Ford Health System
    77. Jonathan Perlin, president of clinical services and CMO, HCA
    78. Jeffrey Romoff, president and CEO, UPMC
    79. Stefano Pessina, executive vice chair and CEO, Walgreens Boots Alliance
    80. Michael Fisher, president and CEO, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    82. Paul Rothman, CEO, Johns Hopkins Medicine
    83. Alan Miller, chair and CEO, Universal Health Services
    84. Madeline Bell, president and CEO, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    85. Stephen Klasko, president and CEO, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health
    86. William Roper, CEO, UNC Health Care
    87. Howard Kern, president and CEO, Sentara Healthcare
    88. James Skogsbergh, president and CEO, Advocate Health Care
    90. Randy Oostra, president and CEO, ProMedica Health System
    93. Patricia Maryland, EVP, Ascension; president and CEO, Ascension Healthcare
    94. Steven Safyer, president and CEO, Montefiore Medicine
    95. Larry Merlo, CEO, CVS Health
    96. Nick Turkal, president and CEO, Aurora Health Care
    97. Michael Riordan, CEO, Greenville Health System
    98. Mark Tarr, president and CEO, HealthSouth Corp.
    99. Ernie Sadau, president and CEO, Christus Health
    100. Christine Cassel, planning dean, Kaiser Permanente's School of Medicine

    Get the cheat sheets: How hospital quality ratings programs work

    Download our one page sheets for summaries on the methodology and metric categories used in five hospital quality rating programs:

  • US News and World Report Best Hospital Rankings
  • CMS Star Ratings
  • Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Grade
  • Truven Analytics’ Top 15 Health Systems
  • Truven Analytics’ Top 100 Hospitals
  • Download all the Cheat Sheets

    Have a Question?


    Ask our experts a question on any topic in health care by visiting our member portal, AskAdvisory.