Becker's Hospital Review Names 100 Leaders of Great Hospitals

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Becker's Hospital Review is proud to announce the publication of its list, "100 Leaders of Great Hospitals," which recognizes the top executive at each of the hospitals in Becker's "100 Great Hospitals" list.

Becker's Hospital Review is proud to announce the publication of its list, "100 Leaders of Great Hospitals," which recognizes the top executive at each of the hospitals in Becker's "100 Great Hospitals" list.

The 100 leaders of the great hospitals included in this list are presidents, CEOs and directors who have emphasized organizational excellence, patient safety, quality service, financial savvy and an appropriate management demeanor, all of which are even more vital as the healthcare industry goes through the transition of reform.

To compile this list, the Becker's Hospital Review editorial team researched the executive leadership structure of each of the 100 Great Hospitals and included each hospital's top leader — all of whom hold titles of CEO, president, executive director or some other primary designation.

Note: This list is not an endorsement of included hospitals or associated healthcare providers. Individuals cannot pay to be included on this list. Recognized hospitals are free to note inclusion through marketing materials, website promotion, press releases and other media materials without paying a fee. Hospital executives are presented in alphabetical order.

The 100 hospital leaders named to the list are as follows:

Richard Afable, MD, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian (Newport Beach, Calif.).
Robert Bachman, Emory University Hospital (Atlanta).
Mark Billings, Presbyterian Hospital (Charlotte, N.C.).
Marc Boom, MD, The Methodist Hospital (Houston).
Marna Borgstrom, Yale-New Haven (Conn.) Hospital.
David Brooks, Providence Regional Medical Center (Everett, Wash.).
Robin Brown Jr., Scripps Green Hospital (La Jolla, Calif.).
Patricia Cassidy, Loyola University Medical Center (Maywood, Ill.).
Shane Cerone, Beaumont Hospital (Royal Oak, Mich.).
Craig Cordola, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (Houston).
Steven Corwin, MD, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (New York City).
Delos Cosgrove, MD, Cleveland Clinic.
Susan Croushore, The Christ Hospital (Cincinnati).
Pamela Davis, Edward Hospital (Naperville, Ill.).
Kyle DeFur, St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital.
Marie Droege, Robert Packer Hospital (Sayre, Pa.).
John Dubis, St. Elizabeth Edgewood (Ky.).
John Duval, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center (Richmond, Va.).
Pat Farrell, Henrico Doctors' Hospital (Richmond, Va.).
David Feinberg, MD, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center (Los Angeles).
David Fox, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital (Downers Grove, Ill.).
Suzanne Freeman, RN, Carolinas Medical Center (Charlotte, N.C.).
Steven Gabbe, MD, Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio).
J.P. Gallagher, Evanston (Ill.) Hospital.
Robert Garrett, Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center.
Timothy Goldfarb, Shands at the University of Florida (Gainesville, Fla.).
Larry Goodman, MD, Rush University Medical Center (Chicago).
Brett Gosney, Animas Surgical Hospital (Durango, Colo.).
David Grauer, Intermountain Medical Center (Murray, Utah).
Robert Grossman, MD, NYU Langone Medical Center (New York City).
John Harney, University of Colorado Hospital (Aurora, Colo.).
Dean Harrison, Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Chicago).
Edward Howell, University of Virginia Medical Center (Charlottesville, Va.).
Michael Hulefeld, Ochsner Medical Center (New Orleans).
Ron Hytoff, Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital.
John P. Innocenti, UPMC Presbyterian (Pittsburgh).
Laura Irvine, Methodist Dallas Medical Center.
Stephen Jones, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (New Brunswick, N.J.).
Phillip Kambic, Riverside Medical Center (Kankakee, Ill.).
Donna Katen-Bahensky, University of Wisconsin Hospital (Madison, Wis.).
Kenneth Kates, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (Iowa City, Iowa).
Wayne Keathley, The Mount Sinai Hospital (New York City).
Mark Laret, UCSF Medical Center (San Francisco).
Robert Laskowski, MD, Christiana Hospital (Newark, Del.).
James Leonard, MD, Carle Foundation Hospital (Urbana, Ill.).
Thomas Lewis, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Philadelphia).
Richard Liekweg, Barnes-Jewish Hospital (St. Louis).
R. Trent Lind, Texas Orthopedic Hospital (Houston).
Jeff Lindsay, Forsyth Medical Center (Winston-Salem, N.C.).
Steven Littleson, Jersey Shore University Medical Center (Neptune, N.J.).
Jodi Mansfield, The University of Arizona Medical Center (Tucson, Ariz.).
Luke McGuinness, Central DuPage Hospital (Winfield, Ill.).
Gary Meyer, Schneck Medical Center (Seymour, Ind.).
Gary Miller, Saint Alexius Medical Center (Bismarck, N.D.).
Elizabeth Nabel, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston).
Edwin Ness, Munson Medical Center (Traverse City, Mich.).
John Noseworthy, MD, Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.).
Charles O'Brien, MD, Sanford USD Medical Center (Sioux Falls, S.D.).
Mary O'Brien, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center (Milwaukee).
Samuel Odle, Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital (Indianapolis).
Sharon O'Keefe, University of Chicago Medical Center.
Bob Page, The University of Kansas Hospital (Kansas City, Kan.).
Alan Papa, Akron (Ohio) General Medical Center.
L. Reuven Pasternak, MD, Inova Fairfax Hospital (Falls Church, Va.).
Jim Peace, Russell Medical Center (Alexander City, Ala.).
Ronald Peterson, The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore).
John Popovich Jr., MD, Henry Ford Hospital (Detroit).
David Posch, Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics (Nashville, Tenn.).
Thomas Priselac, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles).
Jeffrey Rivest, University of Maryland Medical Center (Baltimore).
Mark Robitaille, Martin Memorial Hospital (Stuart, Fla.).
Dan Rothery, Boone Hospital Center (Columbia, Mo.).
Fred Rothstein, MD, University Hospitals Case Medical Center (Cleveland).
Amir Dan Rubin, Stanford Hospital & Clinics (Palo Alto, Calif.).
Dawn Rudolph, RN, Saint Thomas Hospital (Nashville, Tenn.).
Steven Safyer, MD, Montefiore Medical Center (New York City).
Frank Sardone, Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.).
Garry Scheib, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia).
Louis Shapiro, Hospital for Special Surgery (New York).
Peter Slavin, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston).
Kevin Smith, Winchester (Mass.) Hospital.
Tim Smith, Sharp Memorial Hospital (San Diego).
Kevin Sowers, RN, Duke University Hospital (Durham, N.C.).
Glenn Steele Jr., MD, Geisinger Medical Center (Danville, Pa.).
David Strong, Rex Hospital (Raleigh, N.C.).
Doug Strong, University Hospital (Ann Arbor, Mich.).
Kevin Tabb, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston).
Barbara Tachovsky, RN, Paoli (Pa.) Hospital.
Mark Tolosky, JD, Baystate Medical Center (Springfield, Mass.).
Jeffrey Thompson, MD, Gundersen Lutheran (La Crosse, Wis.).
Brooks Turkel, Regional Hospital of Scranton (Pa.).
Margaret Van Bree, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital (Houston).
Matthew Van Vranken, Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital (Grand Rapids, Mich.).
Larry Volkmar, RN, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center (Phoenix).
Glenn Waters, Morton Plant Hospital (Clearwater, Fla.).
James Weinstein, DO, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (Lebanon, N.H.).
Allen Weiss, MD, Downtown Naples (Fla.) Hospital Campus.
Michael Wiemann, MD, Providence Hospital (Southfield, Mich.).
Carolyn Wilson, RN, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview (Minneapolis).
Stephen Zieniewicz, University of Washington Medical Center (Seattle).

A full-length edition of the list can be found here: 100 Leaders of Great Hospitals

About Becker’s Hospital Review
Becker's Hospital Review is a bimonthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Our content is geared toward high level hospital leaders, and we work to provide valuable content, including hospital and health system news, best practices and legal guidance specifically for these decision makers. Each issue of Becker's Hospital Review reaches more than 18,000 people, primarily acute-care hospital CEOs and CFOs.

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