Becker's Hospital Review Names 130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know

Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of "130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know," which recognizes female leaders of hospitals and health systems across the country.

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(PRWEB) September 30, 2013

Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of "130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know," which recognizes female leaders of hospitals and health systems across the country.

The women featured in this list have demonstrated a proven ability to lead their respective organizations in midst of healthcare's challenging environment. They have demonstrated considerable skill and promise despite times of uncertainty and unprecedented change in the industry. As a result, the Becker's Hospital Review editorial team finds these CEOs, CFOs, COOs and other executives as women to watch now and in years to come.

The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team included hospital and health system leaders based on a number of factors, including awards they have won and hospital or health system performance. The team also reviewed previous Becker's Hospital Review lists.

The 2013 edition of "130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know" includes the following leaders:

Carmen Acker. CFO of Morton Hospital (Taunton, Mass.).
Nancy Howell Agee. President and CEO of Carilion Clinic (Roanoke, Va.).
Abha Agrawal, MD. COO and CMO at Norwegian American Hospital (Chicago).
Carolyn Allen. Vice President of Financial Operations of Southcoast Health System (Fall River, Mass.).
Katherine Arbuckle. Senior Vice President and CFO of Ascension Health (St. Louis).
Sandra Badinger. CFO of Slidell (La.) Memorial Hospital.
Jenny Barnett-Sarpalius. Executive Vice President and CFO of Catholic Health East (Newtown Square, Pa.).
Cathy Barr, MBA, RN. Senior Vice President of Community Services for HealthEast Care System and President of Bethesda Hospital (St. Paul, Minn.).
Elaine Batchlor, MD. CEO of Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital (Los Angeles).
Sydney Bersante, RN. President of St. Joseph Medical Center (Tacoma, Wash.).
Tanya Blackmon. President of Huntersville Medical Center (N.C.).
Marna Borgstrom. President and CEO of Yale-New Haven (Conn.).
Linda Bradley, RN. CEO of Centinela Hospital Medical Center (Inglewood, Calif.).
Tammie Brailsford, RN. COO of MemorialCare Health System (Fountain Valley, Calif.).
Ruth Brinkley. CEO of KentuckyOne Health (Louisville).
Denise Brooks-Williams. President and CEO of Henry Ford Wyandotte (Mich.) Hospital.
Sandra Bruce. President and CEO of Presence Health (Chicago).
Maureen Bryant. President and CEO of Provena Mercy Medical Center (Aurora, Ill.).
Cindy Buck. CFO of Rutherford Regional Health System (Rutherfordton, N.C.).
Janice Burger. Chief Executive of Providence St. Vincent Medical Center (Portland, Ore.).
Peg Burnette. CFO of Denver Health.
Carolyn Caldwell. CEO of Desert Regional Medical Center (Palm Springs, Calif.).
Terry Capuano. COO of Lehigh Valley Health Network (Allentown, Pa.).
Christina Campos. CEO of Guadalupe County Hospital (Santa Rosa, N.M.).
Barbara Carveth. CFO of St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center (Pueblo, Colo.).
Kimberly Chavalas Cripe. CEO of the Children's Hospital of Orange County (Orange, Calif.).
Joan Coffman. President and CEO of St. Joseph's Hospital (Chippewa Falls, Wis.).
Diane Corrigan. CFO of Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia).
Kathleen Crawford, MSH, MBA, FACHE. COO of Ashtabula (Ohio) County Medical Center.
Sara Criger. Senior Vice President of Allina Health, President of Mercy Hospital (Coon Rapids, Minn.).
Pamela Davis. System CEO, Edward Hospital (Naperville, Ill.)/Elmhurst (Ill.) Memorial Healthcare.
Faye Deich, RN, MS. COO of Sacred Heart Hospital (Eau Claire, Wis.).
Marcy Doderer. President and CEO of Arkansas Children's Hospital (Little Rock).
Gail Donovan. Executive Vice President and COO of Continuum Health Partners (New York City).
Marie Droege. President and COO of Guthrie Healthcare System and President of Robert Packer Hospital (Sayre, Pa.).
Stephanie Doughty. CFO of Poudre Valley Health System (Fort Collins, Colo.).
Laurie Eberst, RN. President and CEO of Catholic Healthcare West Ventura County Market Service Area and St. John's Regional Medical Center (Oxnard, Calif.).
Sue Ehinger, PhD. President of Parkview Hospital and Affiliates (Fort Wayne, Ind.).
Linda Efferen, MD. Senior Vice President and CMO of South Nassau Communities Hospital (Oceanside, N.Y.).
Desiree Einsweiler. CEO of Palo Alto County Health System (Emmetsburg, Iowa).
Melinda Estes, MD, MBA. CEO of Saint Luke's Health System (Kansas City, Mo.).
Teri Fontenot. CEO of Woman's Hospital (Baton Rouge, La.).
Ruthita J. Fike, MA. CEO and Administrator of Loma Linda (Calif.) University Medical Center; Executive Vice President for Hospital Affairs of Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center.
Georgia Fojtasek, RN. President and CEO of Allegiance Health (Jackson, Mich.).
Mary Ann Freas. Senior Vice President and CFO of Southwest General Health Center (Middleburg Heights, Ohio).
Mary Freyer. COO of Little Company of Mary Hospital (Evergreen Park, Ill.).
Wendy Z. Goldstein. President and CEO of Lutheran HealthCare (Brooklyn, N.Y.).
Rachel Gonzales, RN. CEO of Madison Memorial Hospital (Rexburg, Idaho).
Kathleen Chavanu Gorman. Executive Vice President of Patient Care Services and COO of Children's National Medical Center (Washington, D.C.).
Pauline Grant. CEO of Broward Health North (Pompano Beach, Fla.).
Barbara Greene. President of Franciscan Healthcare-Munster (Ind.).
Gail Hanson. CFO of Aurora Health Care (Milwaukee).
Diana Hendel. President and CEO of Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Community Hospital Long Beach and Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach (Calif.).
Marcia Hendricks, RN. CEO of Madison County Health Care System (Winterset, Iowa).
Pamela Hess. CFO of Saint Thomas West Hospital (Nashville, Tenn).
Beth Hughes. President and CEO of Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center (Joliet, Ill.).
Linda Hoff. CFO of Meriter Hospital and Meriter Health Services (Madison, Wis.).
Michelle Hood. President and CEO of Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems (Brewer, Maine).
Constance A. Howes, JD. President and CEO of Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island (Providence).
Charlotte Ipsan, RNC, MSN. President of Norton Women's Hospital and Kosair Children's Hospital (Louisville, Ky.).
Laura Irvine. President of Methodist Dallas Medical Center.
Catherine Jacobson. President and CEO of Froedtert & The Medical Center of Wisconsin (Milwaukee).
Sally Jeffcoat. President and CEO of Saint Alphonsus Health System (Boise, Idaho).
Jani Johnson, RN. President and CEO of Saint Luke's South Hospital (Overland Park, Kan.).
Sylvia Smith Johnson. President and CEO of Maryland General Hospital (Baltimore).
Laura Kaiser. Executive Vice President and COO of Intermountain Healthcare (Salt Lake City).
Donna Katen-Bahensky. President and CEO of University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (Madison).
Jane Keller, RN. CEO of Indiana Orthopaedic Hospital and OrthoIndy (Indianapolis).
Raji Kumar. CEO of Dallas Medical Center.
Phyllis Lantos. Executive Vice President, Treasurer and CFO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (New York City).
Margaret Lewis, RN. President of HCA Capital Division (Richmond, Va.).
Helen Lindholm. CEO of St. Mary's Regional Medical Center (Reno, Nev.).
Gwen M. MacKenzie. President and CEO of Sarasota (Fla.) Memorial Health Care System.
Joan Magruder. President of St. Louis Children's Hospital.
Michelle Mahan. Senior Vice President and CFO of Frederick Memorial Hospital (Md.).
Julie Manas. President and CEO of Sacred Heart Hospital (Eau Claire, Wis.)
Patricia Maryland, DrPH. COO and President of Healthcare Operations of Ascension Health (St. Louis).
Barbara Martin. President and CEO of Vista Health System (Waukegan, Ill.).
Winjue Tang Miao. President of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance (Fort Worth).
Kristen Murtos. President and CEO of Skokie (Ill.) Hospital.
Elizabeth Nabel, MD. President of Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston).
Peggy Naleppa, PhD. President and CEO of Peninsula Regional Health System and Peninsula Regional Medical Center (Salisbury, Md.).
Robin Norman. CFO of Virginia Hospital Center (Arlington).
Sharon O'Keefe, RN. President of the University of Chicago Medical Center.
Barbara R. Paul, MD. Senior Vice President and CMO of Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.).
Megan Perry. President of Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center (Woodbridge, Va.).
Judith Persichilli, RN, BSN, MA. President and CEO of Catholic Health East (Newton Square, Pa.).
Dr. Ora Pescovitz, MD. CEO of University of Michigan Health System (Ann Arbor, Mich.).
Bonnie Phipps. President and CEO of Saint Agnes HealthCare (Baltimore).
Alice Pope. CFO of Wellmont Health System (Kingsport, Tenn.).
Marsha Powers. Senior Vice President of Operations, Florida Region for Tenet HealthSystem (Dallas).
Andrea Price. President and CEO of Mercy – Northern Region (Toledo, Ohio).
Deborah Proctor, RN. President and CEO of St. Joseph's Health System (Irvine, Calif.).
Mary Prybylo. President and CEO of St. Joseph Hospital (Bangor, Maine).
Dorothy Puhy. Executive Vice President and COO of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Boston).
Ann Pumpian. CFO of Sharp HealthCare (San Diego, Calif.).
Ann Madden Rice. CEO of University of California Davis Medical Center (Sacramento).
Judy Rich, RN. President and CEO of Tucson (Ariz.) Medical Center.
Joan K. Richards. President and CEO of Crozer-Keystone Health System (Springfield, Pa.).
Mimi Roberson, JD. CEO of Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center & Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children (Denver).
Dawn Rudolph, RN. Chief Experience Officer for Saint Thomas Health (Nashville, Tenn.).
Kathryn Ruscitto. CEO of St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center (Syracuse, N.Y.).
Linda Russell. CEO of The Woman's Hospital of Texas (Houston).
Christina Ryan. CEO of The Women's Hospital (Newburgh, Ind.).
Margaret Sabin. President and CEO of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services (Colorado Springs, Colo.).
Cheryl Sadro. CFO of Memorial Health Care System (Chattanooga, Tenn.).
Ninfa Saunders, DHA. President and CEO of Central Georgia Health System (Macon).
Rachel A. Seifert, JD. Executive Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel of Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.).
Nancy Schlichting. President and CEO of Henry Ford Health System (Detroit).
Brigitte Shaw. COO of Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute (Tampa).
Debbie Simon. President and CEO of Methodist Medical Center (Peoria, Ill.).
Kerri Ruppert Schiller. CFO of Children's Hospital of Orange County (Orange, Calif.).
Sherrie Sitarik. President and CEO of Orlando (Fla.) Health.
Diana Smalley. President and CEO of Mercy's West Communities (Chesterfield, Mo.).
Bernadette Spong. CFO of Rex Healthcare (Raleigh, N.C.).
Deb Staples. COO of Pennsylvania Hospital (Philadelphia).
Susan Starling. CEO of Marcum & Wallace Memorial Hospital (Irvine, Ky.).
Pamela Stoyanoff, MBA. Executive Vice President and COO of Methodist Health System (Dallas).
Debra Sukin. CEO of St. Luke's The Woodlands Hospital and St. Luke's Lakeside Hospital Woodlands (Texas).
Elaine Thompson, PhD. President and CEO of Lakeland (Fla.) Regional Medical Center.
Peggy Troy. CEO of Children's Hospital and Health System (Milwaukee).
Margaret Van Bree, DrPH. CEO of St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital and Senior Vice President of St. Luke's Episcopal Health System (Houston).
Sandra A. Van Trease. Group President of BJC Healthcare (St. Louis).
Anita S. Vaughn, RN. Administrator and CEO of Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women (Memphis, Tenn.).
Nancy Vish, RN, PhD. President and CNO of Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital (Dallas).
Kelly Wallace. Senior Vice President and CFO of Seattle Children's Hospital.
Kate Walsh. President and CEO of Boston Medical Center.
Carolyn Wilson, RN. President and CEO of University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, and Amplatz Children's Hospital (Minneapolis).
Phyllis Wingate-Jones. Division President of Carolinas Medical Center – NorthEast (Concord, N.C.).
Beth Zachary. CEO of White Memorial Medical Center (Los Angeles).

The full list can be read here: 130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know

Note: This list is not an endorsement of included hospitals, health systems or associated healthcare providers, and organizations cannot pay for inclusion on this list. Executives are presented in alphabetical order.

About Becker’s Hospital Review
Becker's Hospital Review is a monthly 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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