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August 21, 2017

Advisory Board congratulates members on the 'Most Influential' list

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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.

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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

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