100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN HEALTHCARE
1 BARACK OBAMA
President of the United States
2 BERNARD TYSON
Chairman and CEO Kaiser Permanente Oakland, Calif.
3 SYLVIA MATHEWS BURWELL
Secretary HHS Washington
4 STEPHEN HEMSLEY
CEO UnitedHealth Group Minnetonka, Minn.
5 MARILYN TAVENNER
Administrator CMS Baltimore
6 R. MILTON JOHNSON
President and CEO HCA Nashville
7 JOHN CASTELLANI
President and CEO Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, Washington
8 MARK BERTOLINI
Chairman, president and CEO Aetna Hartford, Conn.
9 ANTHONY TERSIGNI
Presiden tand CEO Ascension St. Louis
10 KENT THIRY
Chairman and CEO DaVita HealthCare Partners Denver
11 KEVIN LOFTON
CEO Catholic Health Initiatives Englewood, Colo.
12 JOSEPH SWEDISH
President and CEO Well Point Indianapolis
13 TREVOR FETTER
President and CEO Tenet Healthcare Corp. Nashville
14 DR. GARY GOTTLIEB
President and CEO Partners HealthCare Boston
15 WAYNE SMITH
Chairman and CEO Community Health Systems Franklin, Tenn.
16 DR. JOHN NOSEWORTHY
President and CEO Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minn.
17 DR. MARGARET HAMBURG
Commissioner Food and Drug Administration Silver Spring, Md.
18 DR. RICHARD GILFILLAN
President and CEO CHE Trinity Health Livonia, Mich.
19 DR. CAROLYN CLANCY
Assistant deputy undersecretary for health for quality safety and value Veterans Affairs Department Washington
20 DR. PATRICK CONWAY
Deputy administrator for innovation and quality and chief medical officer CMS Baltimore
21 LLOYD DEAN
President and CEO Dignity Health San Francisco
22 DR. RODNEY HOCHMAN
President and CEO Providence Health & Services Renton, Wash.
23 RICHARD KRONICK
Director Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Rockville, Md.
24 BRUCE BROUSSARD
President and CEO Humana Louisville, Ky.
25 DR. CHRISTINE CASSEL
President and CEO National Quality Forum Washington
26 RICHARD UMBDENSTOCK
President and CEO American Hospital Association, Chicago
27 ALAN MILLER
Chairman and CEO Universal Health Services King of Prussia, Pa.
28 DAVID CORDANI
President and CEO Cigna Corp. Bloomfield, Conn.
29 HARRY REID
Senate majority leader (D-Nev.) Washington
30 JOHN BOEHNER
House speaker (R-Ohio) Washington
31 DR. JONATHAN PERLIN
President of clinical services and chief medical officer, HCA, Nashville; chair-elect, American Hospital Association
32 PAUL DIAZ
CEO Kindred Healthcare Louisville, Ky.
33 TERRY MCAULIFFE
Governor of Virginia Richmond
34 SISTER CAROL KEEHAN
President and CEO Catholic Health Association Washington
35 JOEL ALLISON
CEO Baylor Scott & White Dallas
36 DR. GARY KAPLAN
Chairman and CEO Virginia Mason Medical Center Seattle
37 DR. RAM RAJU
President New York City Health and Hospitals Corp.
38 DR. CHARLES SORENSON
President and CEO Intermountain Healthcare Salt Lake City
39 KAREN IGNAGNI
President and CEO America’s Health Insurance Plans Washington
40 DR. THOMAS FRIEDEN
Director Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta
41 ROSEANN DEMORO
Executive director National Nurses United Silver Spring, Md.
42 JAMES HINTON
President and CEO Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Albuquerque; chair, American Hospital Association
43 BILL CARPENTER
Chairman and CEO LifePoint Hospitals Brentwood, Tenn.
44 DR. STEVEN SAFYER
President and CEO Montefiore Medical Center New York
45 MARLA WESTON
CEO American Nurses Association Silver Spring, Md.
46 CHIP KAHN
President and CEO Federation of American Hospitals Washington
47 ROBERT MCDONALD
Secretary Veterans Affairs Department Washington
48 DR. GLENN STEELE JR.
President and CEO Geisinger Health System Danville, Pa.
49 DR. TEJAL GANDHI
President National Patient Safety Foundation Boston
50 MAUREEN BISOGNANO
President and CEO Institute for Healthcare Improvement Cambridge, Mass.
51 PETER FINE
President and CEO Banner Health Phoenix
52 DR. PETER PRONOVOST
Director, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality at Johns Hopkins Medicine Baltimore
53 DR. DAVID BLUMENTHAL
President Commonwealth Fund New York
54 MICHAEL DOWLING
President and CEO North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System Great Neck, N.Y.
55 MARGARET “PEGGY” O'KANE
President, National Committee for Quality Assurance, Washington
56 DR. KAREN DESALVO
National coordinator for health information technology HHS, Washington
57 KENNETH RASKE
President and CEO Greater New York Hospital Association New York
58 DR. JAMES MADARA
Executive vice president, CEO American Medical Association Chicago
59 DONALD FISHER
President and CEO American Medical Group Association Alexandria, Va.
60 DR. SUSAN TURNEY
Incoming CEO, Marshfield (Wis.) Clinic; outgoing president and CEO, Medical Group Management Association, Englewood, Colo.
61 DR. DARRELL KIRCH
President and CEO Association of American Medical Colleges Washington
62 JAMES SKOGSBERGH
President and CEO Advocate Health Care Downers Grove, Ill.
63 RON WYDEN
Chairman Senate Finance Committee (D-Ore.) Washington
64 JAY GRINNEY
President and CEO HealthSouth Corp. Birmingham, Ala.
65 CHRIS VAN GORDER
President and CEO Scripps Health San Diego
66 DR. RALPH DE LA TORRE
Chairman and CEO Steward Health Care System Boston
67 DR. RISA LAVIZZOMOUREY
President and CEO Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, N.J.
68 SUSAN DEVORE
President and CEO Premier Charlotte, N.C.
69 DR. BRUCE SIEGEL
President and CEO America’s Essential Hospitals Washington
70 DR. VICTOR DZAU
President Institute of Medicine Washington
71 DAN WOLTERMAN
President and CEO Memorial Hermann Health System Houston
72 DR. TOBY COSGROVE
President and CEO Cleveland Clinic
73 PATRICK FRY
President and CEO Sutter Health Sacramento, Calif.
74 LEAH BINDER
President and CEO Leapfrog Group Washington
75 SCOTT SEROTA
President and CEO Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Chicago
76 DREW ALTMAN
President and CEO Kaiser Family Foundation Menlo Park, Calif.
77 DR. FRANCIS COLLINS
Director National Institutes of Health Bethesda, Md.
78 JUDITH FAULKNER
Founder and CEO Epic Systems Corp. Verona, Wis.
79 JOHN HAMMERGREN
Chairman ,president and CEO McKesson Corp. San Francisco
80 DR. JOHN KITZHABER
Governor of Oregon Salem
81 NANCY SCHLICHTING
CEO Henry Ford Health System Detroit
82 DR. MARK CHASSIN
President Joint Commission Oak Brook, Ill.
83 DR. ROBERT WACHTER
Chief of hospital medicine and chief of medical service UCSF Medical Center San Francisco
84 DEBORAH BOWEN
President and CEO American College of Healthcare Executives Chicago
85 ALEX GORSKY
Chairman and CEO Johnson & Johnson New Brunswick, N.J.
86 DR. PAUL ROTHMAN
Dean and CEO Johns Hopkins Medicine Baltimore
87 RULON STACEY
President and CEO Fairview Health Services Minneapolis
88 DR. SUSAN DESMONDHELLMANN
CEO Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle
89 JEFFREY ROMOFF
President and CEO UPMC Pittsburgh
90 DR. ANDREW SUSSMAN
President MinuteClinic Woonsocket, R.I.
91 DR. ROBERT WAH
Global chief medical officer, Computer Sciences Corp. Falls Church, Va.; president, American Medical Association
92 DR. GEORGES BENJAMIN
Executivedirector American Public Health Association, Washington
93 GLENN HACKBARTH
Chairman Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Washington
94 DR. ERIC TOPOL
Director Scripps Translational Science Institute San Diego
95 ALAN MORGAN
CEO National Rural Health Association Washington
96 DOUGLAS HAWTHORNE
CEO Texas Health Resources Arlington
97 JOHN BARDIS
Chairman, president and CEO MedAssets Alpharetta, Ga.
98 DANIEL LEVINSON
Inspectorgeneral HHS Washington
99 JOSEPH FIFER
President and CEO Healthcare Financial Management Association Westchester, Ill.
100 STEPHEN LIEBER
President and CEO Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Chicago