Becker's Hospital Review Names Rising Stars: 25 Healthcare Leaders Under 40

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Becker's Hospital Review is pleased to announce the publication of the 2015 edition of Rising Stars: 25 Healthcare Leaders Under 40.

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The men and women on this year's list have achieved great professional heights in the healthcare industry at a young age, and these "rising stars" are poised for continued growth throughout the rest of their careers.

The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected leaders through an editorial review process, which included peer nominations. All leaders were under 40 years old at the time of their nomination earlier this year. Becker's has published a version of this list annually since 2012.

This year's list of Rising Stars includes the following leaders:

Benjamin Anderson. CEO of Kearny County Hospital (Lakin, Kan.).

Alastair Bell, MD. COO of Boston Medical Center.

Tim Bowen. President of INTEGRIS Grove (Okla.) Hospital.

Andre Boyd. CEO and Senior Vice President of Jackson North Medical Center (Miami Beach, Fla.).

Gyasi Chisley. CEO of Methodist North Hospital (Memphis, Tenn.).

Amar A. Desai, MD, MPH. CEO for USC Care and Ambulatory Care Services (Los Angeles).

J. Eric Evans. CEO of the Texas Region at Tenet Healthcare (Dallas).

Delvecchio Finley. CEO of Alameda Health System (Oakland, Calif.).

Peter Fleischut, MD. Associate Chief Innovation Officer, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (New York City).

Mario J. Garner, EdD. President and CEO of New Orleans East Hospital.

John Gennaro. Director of Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Dustin Greene. CEO of TriStar Horizon Medical Center (Dickson, Tenn.).

Michael Johnston. COO of Union General Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.).

Todd Karpinski, PharmD. Chief Pharmacy Officer and Executive Director of Pharmacy Services at Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin-Froedtert Hospital (Milwaukee).

Sandee Moore. Vice President of Operations Improvement at St. Luke's Health System (Boise, Idaho).

Jeff Patterson. COO of Desert Regional Medical Center (Palm Spring, Calif.).

Carrie Owen Plietz. CEO of Sutter Medical Center (Sacramento, Calif.).

Airica Steed, EdD, RN. Chief Experience Officer of University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System (Chicago).

Nicholas Tejeda. CEO for Sierra Providence East Medical Center (El Paso, Texas).

Sean Tinney. Senior Vice President and COO for Medical West, an affiliate of the UAB Health System (Bessemer, Ala.).

Beth Walker. COO of Ochsner Medical Center (Jefferson, La.).

Eric Weaver. CEO and President of Integrated ACO (Austin, Texas).

Denise Webber. COO and Vice President of Administrative Services for Stillwater (Okla.) Medical Center.

Nate White. COO of Sanford Health (Sioux Falls, S.D.).

Michael Wiederhold, MD. Medical Director of Clinical Informatics at Florida Hospital (Orlando, Fla.).

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.

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