TOP 25 WOMEN IN HEALTH­CARE

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Sis­ter Carol Kee­han CATHOLIC HEALTH AS­SO­CI­A­TION WASH­ING­TON, DC

Since 2005, Kee­han has been pres­i­dent and CEO of the Catholic Health As­so­ci­a­tion, which has 620 mem­ber hos­pi­tals across the coun­try. In that role, she has served as a tire­less ad­vo­cate for faith-based health­care and ac­cess to health ser­vices for all. Kee­han be­gan her health­care ca­reer as a nurse in 1965 when she joined the Daugh­ters of Char­ity Health­care Sys­tem. She went on to hold a num­ber of ad­min­is­tra­tive roles, in­clud­ing vice pres­i­dent for nurs­ing and am­bu­la­tory care at Prov­i­dence Hos­pi­tal in Wash­ing­ton, D.C. She served as the hos­pi­tal’s CEO from 1989 to 2004. She was awarded the Pro Ec­cle­sia et Pon­tif­ice (Cross for the Church and Pon­tiff) by Pope Bene­dict XVI for her ded­i­ca­tion to “car­ry­ing on the heal­ing min­istry of Je­sus Christ.”

Bev­erly Malone NA­TIONAL LEAGUE FOR NURS­ING WASH­ING­TON, DC

Malone has been CEO of the Na­tional League for Nurs­ing since 2007. The or­ga­ni­za­tion is one of the largest nurs­ing mem­ber­ship or­ga­ni­za­tions, rep­re­sent­ing nurs­ing fac­ulty, schools of nurs­ing and nurs­ing lead­ers, with more than 40,000 in­di­vid­u­als and 1,200 in­sti­tu­tional mem­bers. Dur­ing her long ca­reer in health­care, Malone has worked in a va­ri­ety of po­si­tions, in­clud­ing pol­icy, ed­u­ca­tion, ad­min­is­tra­tion and clin­i­cal prac­tice. Dur­ing the 1980s, she was dean of the School of Nurs­ing at North Carolina Agri­cul­tural and Tech­ni­cal State Uni­ver­sity. In 2000, she be­came deputy as­sis­tant sec­re­tary for health at HHS af­ter serv­ing four years on Pres­i­dent Bill Clin­ton’s Ad­vi­sory Com­mis­sion on Con­sumer Pro­tec­tion and Qual­ity in the Health Care In­dus­try.

Sarah Kre­vans SUTTER HEALTH SACRA­MENTO, CA

Kre­vans be­came pres­i­dent and CEO at Sutter Health in Jan­uary 2016, suc­ceed­ing long­time chief ex­ec­u­tive Pat Fry. She first joined Sutter in 1999 as se­nior vice pres­i­dent of man­aged Care. In 2000, Kre­vans be­came pres­i­dent of Sutter’s Sacra­mento Sierra Re­gion, a po­si­tion she held for 11 years. As chief op­er­at­ing of­fi­cer from 2012 to 2015, she had over­sight re­spon­si­bil­i­ties for a net­work of five mul­ti­spe­cialty physi­cian med­i­cal foun­da­tions, 24 acute-care hos­pi­tals, 34 out­pa­tient surgery cen­ters, and com­pre­hen­sive home-care pro­grams serv­ing 3 mil­lion pa­tients across North­ern Cal­i­for­nia. Pre­vi­ous roles in­cluded act­ing di­rec­tor of Med­i­caid, health plan­ning and li­cens­ing for the state of Maine; and a num­ber of ad­min­is­tra­tive po­si­tions at Kaiser Per­ma­nente in North­ern Cal­i­for­nia.

Karen Lynch AETNA HARTFORD, CT

In 2015, Lynch be­came pres­i­dent of Aetna, the first woman to serve in that role in the com­pany’s 160-year his­tory. She has strate­gic over­sight of the in­surer’s com­mer­cial, gov­ern­ment and spe­cialty busi­nesses, which rep­re­sent 95% of Aetna’s rev­enue. Lynch joined Aetna in 2012 as ex­ec­u­tive vice pres­i­dent and head of spe­cialty prod­ucts. In 2013, she as­sumed man­age­ment of lo­cal and re­gional busi­nesses and suc­cess­fully led Aetna’s in­te­gra­tion ef­forts in­volv­ing its ac­qui­si­tion of Coven­try Health Care. Be­fore join­ing Aetna, Lynch held ex­ec­u­tive po­si­tions at Cigna and served as pres­i­dent at Mag­el­lan Health Ser­vices, a man­aged-care com­pany with a fo­cus on be­hav­ioral heath ser­vices.

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