How we did it T
o compile our sixth annual ranking of the 50 Most Powerful Physician Executives in Healthcare, and sister publication
issued a call for nominations on Nov. 9, 2009. From Nov. 9 through Dec. 11, 2009, readers submitted nominations via ModernPhysician.com. Some 11,297 nominations were received compared with 4,344 nominations for last year’s competition.
Then, the 100 physician-executives with the most nominations were placed on a final ballot. From Dec. 28, 2009, through Feb. 5, readers revisited ModernPhysician.com to cast their votes for the candidates they believed should make the final list.
The 50 physician-executives with the most votes made the final list with the ranking based on number of votes received. Some 69,846 votes were cast for this year’s list compared with 27,627 last year. and reserved the right to resolve voting irregularities.
The list of the 50 Most Powerful Physician Executives in Healthcare for 2010 also appears in the April 12 issue of