Becker's Hospital Review Names 50 of the Most Powerful People in Healthcare

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Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of "50 of the Most Powerful People in Healthcare," which features some of the most influential leaders in the industry poised to rock the healthcare boat in 2015.

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Individuals included on the list come from a variety of sectors influencing the overall landscape of the industry, including technology, payers, hospitals, health systems, labor unions, politics, advocacy groups, and more. Becker's Hospital Review has published a version of this list six times since 2009, and this is the third time the list has included 50 leaders.

The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected leaders through an editorial review process. The list of "50 of the Most Powerful People in Healthcare," includes the following leaders:

Kirk Adams

Mark Bertolini

Leah Binder

Paul Black

John Boehner

Julie Brill

Bruce Broussard

Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Jonathan Bush, MBA

William Carpenter III

John Castellani

Mark Chassin, MD, MPH

Patrick Conway, MD

Tim Cook

David Cordani, MBA

Toby Cosgrove, MD

RoseAnn DeMoro

Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH

Judy Faulkner

Trevor Fetter

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

Richard Gilfillan, MD, MBA

Gary Gottlieb, MD

Stephen Hemsley

Anthony Tersigni, EdD

Elizabeth Holmes

Karen Ignagni

R. Milton Johnson

Charles Kahn III

Sister Carol Keehan

Richard Kronick, PhD

Kevin Lofton

James Madara, MD

Robert McDonald, MBA

Larry Merlo

John Noseworthy, MD

Margaret O'Kane

President Barack Obama

Larry Page

Neal Patterson

Chief Justice John Roberts

Jeffrey Romoff

Scott Serota

Wayne Smith

Joseph Swedish

Marilyn Tavenner, BSN

Kent Thiry

Bernard Tyson

Rich Umbdenstock

James Weinstein, DO

The full list can be read here

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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