Becker's Hospital Review Names 130 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know

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Becker's Hospital Review recently released a list of 130 Nonprofit Hospital CEOs to know.

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Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of "130 nonprofit hospital and health system CEOs to know," which features some of the most impressive leaders involved in the nonprofit sector of the healthcare industry.

Individuals included on the list lead some of the largest and most prominent hospitals and health systems in the nation and were selected based on their experience, professional achievement and community involvement. Becker's Hospital Review has published a version of this list annually since 2012, and this is the second time the list has included 130 leaders.

The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected leaders through an editorial review process. The 2014 list of "130 nonprofit hospital and health system CEOs to know" includes the following leaders:

Nancy Howell Agee. President and CEO of Carilion Clinic (Roanoke, Va.)

Joel T. Allison. CEO of Baylor Health Care System (Dallas)

Yousuf Ahmad, DrPh. President and CEO of Mercy Health (Cincinnati)

Richard A. Anderson. President and CEO of St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network (Bethlehem, Pa.)

Barry Arbuckle, PhD. President and CEO of MemorialCare Health System (Fountain Valley, Calif.)

Carl Armato. President and CEO of Novant Health (Winston-Salem, N.C.)

Barclay E. Berdan. CEO of Texas Health Resources (Arlington)

David Bernd. CEO of Sentara Healthcare (Norfolk, Va.)

Steven Bjelich. President and CEO of Saint Francis Healthcare System (Cape Girardeau, Mo.)

Marc Boom, MD, MBA. President and CEO of Houston Methodist

Marna P. Borgstrom. CEO of Yale-New Haven (Conn.) Hospital

Akram Boutros, MD. President and CEO of The MetroHealth System (Cleveland)

Richard C. Breon. President and CEO of Spectrum Health System (Grand Rapids, Mich.)

Lynn Britton. President and CEO of Mercy (St. Louis)

Kevin Brown. President and CEO of Piedmont Healthcare (Atlanta)

Catherine Buck, MSN, RN. President of Froedtert Hospital (Milwaukee)

Jim Burkhart. President and CEO of Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital

Vincent G. Capece, Jr. President and CEO of Middlesex Hospital (Middletown, Conn.)

Patrick Christiansen, PhD. CEO of Inova Fairfax Medical Campus (Falls Church, Va.)

James Cole. President and CEO of Virginia Hospital Center (Arlington)

Craig Cordola. CEO of Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (Houston)

Steven J. Corwin, MD. CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (New York City)

Delos "Toby" Cosgrove, MD. President, Director and CEO of Cleveland Clinic.

Kenneth L. Davis, MD. President and CEO of The Mount Sinai Health System (New York City).

Lloyd H. Dean. President and CEO of Dignity Health (San Francisco)

Ronald DePinho, MD. President of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston)

Eric W. Dickson, MD. President and CEO of UMass Memorial Health Care (Worcester, Mass.)

Michael J. Dowling. President and CEO of North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System (Great Neck, N.Y.)

Elmer G. Ellis. President and CEO of East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System (Tyler, Texas)

Daniel F. Evans, Jr. President and CEO of Indiana University Health (Indianapolis)

William Ferniany, PhD. CEO of the UAB Health System (Birmingham, Ala.)

John J. Finan Jr. President and CEO of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (Baton Rouge, La.)

Peter S. Fine. President and CEO of Banner Health (Phoenix)

Barry R. Freedman. President and CEO of Einstein Healthcare Network (Philadelphia)

Patrick Fry. President and CEO of Sutter Health (Sacramento, Calif.)

Teri Fontenot. President and CEO of Woman's Hospital (Baton Rouge, La.)

Robert C. Garrett. President and CEO of Hackensack (N.J.) University Health Network

Richard J. Gilfillan, MD. President and CEO of Trinity Health (Livonia, Mich.)

Steven Goldstein. President and CEO of Strong Memorial Hospital and Highland Hospital (Rochester, N.Y.)

Larry J. Goodman, MD. CEO of Rush University Medical Center (Chicago)

Gary L. Gottlieb, MD, MBA. President and CEO of Partners HealthCare (Boston)

Michael Gowder. CEO of Union General Hospital (Blairsville, Ga.)

Robert I. Grossman, MD. Dean and CEO of New York University Langone Medical Center (New York City)

Jesse Peterson Hall. President of NorthShore Highland Park (Ill.) Hospital

Dean M. Harrison. President and CEO of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (Chicago)

John Haupert. President and CEO of Grady Health System (Atlanta)

Diana Hendel, PharmD, CEO of Long Beach Memorial, Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach and Community Hospital Long Beach (Calif.)

Robert J. Henkel. President and CEO of Ascension Health (St. Louis).

James Hinton. President and CEO of Presbyterian Healthcare Services (Albuquerque)

Leslie D. Hirsch. President and CEO of Saint Clare's Health System (Denville, N.J.)

Rodney F. Hochman, MD. President and CEO of Providence Health & Services (Renton, Wash.)

Lars Houmann. President and CEO of Florida Hospital and Florida Division of Adventist Health System (Orlando)

Keith A. Hovan. President and CEO of Southcoast Health System (New Bedford, Mass.)

Chip Hubbs. President and CEO of Memorial Hospital of Union County (Marysville, Ohio)

Michael Israel. President and CEO of Westchester Medical Center (Valhalla, N.Y.)

Donald L. Jernigan, PhD. President and CEO of Adventist Health System (Altamonte Springs, Fla.)

Stephen K. Jones. President and CEO of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Health System (New Brunswick, N.J.)

Larry R. Kaiser, MD. President and CEO of Temple University Health System (Philadelphia)

Gary S. Kaplan, MD. Chairman and CEO of Virginia Mason Health System (Seattle)

Richard Lofgren, MD, MPH. President and CEO of UC Health (Cincinnati)

Jody L. Lomeo. President and CEO of Kaleida Health and Great Lakes Health (Buffalo, N.Y.)

Brian E. Keeley. President and CEO of Baptist Health South Florida (Coral Gables)

Kelby K. Krabbenhoft. President and CEO of Sanford Health (Fargo, N.D., Sioux Falls, S.D.)

Mark R. Laret. CEO of UCSF Medical Center (San Francisco)

Robert J. Laskowski, MD, MBA. President and CEO of Christiana Care Health System (Wilmington, Del.)

Bruce Lawrence. President and CEO of INTEGRIS Health (Oklahoma City)

Bill Leaver. President and CEO of UnityPoint Health (Des Moines, Iowa)

Richard Liekweg. President of Barnes-Jewish Hospital (St. Louis)

Steven H. Lipstein. President and CEO of BJC HealthCare (St. Louis)

Kevin E. Lofton. CEO of Catholic Health Initiatives (Englewood, Colo.)

Stephen R. Mason. President and CEO of BayCare Health System (Clearwater, Fla.)

Steve Massey. President & CEO of Westfields Hospital and Clinic (New Richmond, Wis.)

John D. McConnell, MD. CEO of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (Winston-Salem, N.C.)

Gene F. Michalski. President and CEO of Beaumont Health (Royal Oak, Mich.)

Carlos Migoya. CEO of Jackson Health System (Miami)

Ralph W. Muller. CEO of University of Pennsylvania Health System (Philadelphia)

Michael W. Murphy. President and CEO of Sharp HealthCare (San Diego)

Kristen Murtos. President of Skokie (Ill.) Hospital.

Elizabeth G. Nabel, MD. President of Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston)

Mark R. Neaman. President and CEO of NorthShore University HealthSystem (Evanston, Ill.)

John H. Noseworthy, MD. President and CEO of Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.)

Sean O'Grady. President of Glenbrook Hospital (Glenview, Ill.)

Sharon O'Keefe. President of the University of Chicago Medical Center.

Randy Oostra. President and CEO of ProMedica Health System (Toledo, Ohio)

David Pate, MD, JD. President and CEO of St. Luke's Health System (Boise, Idaho)

John Paul. President and CEO of Allegheny Health Network (Pittsburgh)

Kenneth Paulus. President and CEO of Allina Health (Minneapolis)

C. Wright Pinson, MD. CEO of Vanderbilt Health System (Nashville, Tenn.)

John T. Porter, JD. President and CEO of Avera Health (Sioux Falls, S.D.)

Thomas M. Priselac. President and CEO of Cedars-Sinai Health System (Los Angeles)

Deborah A. Proctor. President and CEO of St. Joseph Health (Orange, Calif.)

Ramanathan Raju, MD. President and CEO of New York City Health and Hospitals Corp.

Paul G. Ramsey, MD. CEO of UW Medicine (Seattle)

Joan K. Richards. President and CEO of Crozer-Keystone Health System (Springfield, Pa.)

Scott Reiner. President and CEO of Adventist Health (Roseville, Calif.)

Jeffrey A. Romoff. President and CEO of UPMC (Pittsburgh)

William L. Roper, MD. CEO of UNC Health Care System (Chapel Hill, N.C.)

Paul B. Rothman, MD. CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine (Baltimore)

Amir Dan Rubin. President and CEO of Stanford Health Care (Palo Alto, Calif.)

Ernie Sadau. President and CEO of CHRISTUS Health (Irving, Texas)

Steven M. Safyer, MD. President and CEO of Montefiore Medical Center (Bronx, N.Y.)

Kenneth A. Samet. President and CEO of MedStar Health (Columbia, Md.)

Nancy Schlichting. CEO of Henry Ford Health System (Detroit)

John Jay Shannon, MD. CEO of the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (Chicago)

Gary Shorb. CEO of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (Memphis, Tenn.)
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Douglas Silverstein. President of Evanston (Ill.) Hospital

J. Knox Singleton. CEO of Inova Health System (Falls Church, Va.)

Jim Skogsbergh. President and CEO of Advocate Health Care (Downers Grove, Ill.)

Peter Slavin, MD. President of Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston)

Ronald T. Sliwinski. President and CEO of University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (Madison)

Anthony L. Spezia. President and CEO of Covenant Health (Knoxville, Tenn.)

Charles Sorenson, MD. President and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare (Salt Lake City)

Kevin Sowers, RN, MSN. President of Duke University Hospital (Durham, N.C.)

Richard J. Statuto. President and CEO of Bon Secours Health System (Marriottsville, Md.)

Glenn D. Steele Jr., MD, PhD. President and CEO of Geisinger Health System (Danville, Pa.)

Michael C. Tarwater. CEO of Carolinas HealthCare System (Charlotte, N.C.)

Karen Teitelbaum. President and CEO of Sinai Health System (Chicago)

Elaine Thompson. President and CEO of Lakeland (Fla.) Regional Health Systems

Jeffrey E. Thompson, MD. CEO of Gundersen Lutheran Health System (La Crosse, Wis.)

William P. Thompson, President and CEO of SSM Health (St. Louis)

David P. Tilton. President and CEO of AtlantiCare (Egg Harbor Township, N.J.)

Nick Turkal, MD. President and CEO of Aurora Health Care (Milwaukee)

Bernard J. Tyson. Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente (Oakland, Calif.)

Chris Van Gorder. President and CEO of Scripps Health (San Diego)

Kate Walsh. President and CEO of Boston Medical Center

Allen Weiss, MD. President and CEO of Naples (Fla.) Community Hospital

Stephen A. Williams. President and CEO of Norton Healthcare (Louisville, Ky.)

Dan Wolterman. President and CEO of Memorial Hermann Healthcare System (Houston)

Robert Wolterman. CEO of Ochsner Medical Center-Jefferson Highway (New Orleans)

Thomas F. Zenty III. CEO of University Hospitals (Cleveland)

The full list can be read here: http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/lists/130-nonprofit-hospital-and-health-system-ceos-to-know-2014.html

Note: Leaders did not and cannot pay to be included on the list. Individuals 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. 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, CFOs and CIOs.

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