The Top 25 Executives in Healthcare:

Celebrating the importance of diversity in leadership

 

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Click on the image to read or download the magazine featuring interviews with the Top 25 Minority Executives. And scroll down to read interviews with winners from previous years.

       

Top 25 Women in Healthcare, 2017

Each year, we conduct in-depth interviews with selected honorees to bring you insights into their

success in career and life. Please scroll down and click to read the articles.

 

 

 

 

 

Ruth Brinkley: 2017 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Healthcare veteran Ruth Brinkley: ‘I’m not retiring’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Susan DeVore: 2017 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Personal experiences drive Susan DeVore’s efforts to transform healthcare from the inside out

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sally Hurt-Deitch: 2017 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Hard work a key to Sally Hurt-Deitch’s ascent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karen Lynch: 2017 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Diversity fuels Karen Lynch’s leadership at Aetna

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sue Schick: 2017 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Sue Schick’s ‘pay it forward’ philosophy has deep, powerful roots

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tejal Gandhi: 2017 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Tejal Gandhi galvanized as merger of IHI, NPSF multiplies efforts around patient safety

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nancy Howell Agee: 2017 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Nancy Howell Agee and her team help rejuvenate a region with Carilion’s success

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Debra Cafaro: 2017 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

From lawyer to leader: Debra Cafaro’s turnaround of Ventas a remarkable, evolving success story

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marna Borgstrom: 2017 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Healthcare’s volatility has Marna Borgstrom rethinking how her organization develops leaders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beverly Malone: 2017 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Beverly Malone inspires countless nurses with skills that earned her a seat alongside royalty

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deborah Bowen: 2017 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Deborah Bowen’s purposeful leadership sets the tone for ACHE members

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deborah DiSanzo: 2017 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Deborah DiSanzo sees IBM Watson Health change patients’ lives — including her own

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Laura Kaiser: 2017 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Laura Kaiser of SSM Health brings courage, conviction to questions around healthcare’s future

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marla Silliman: 2017 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Florida Hospital’s Marla Silliman hopes to mentor a new generation of women leaders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leah Binder: 2017 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Hospital Safety Grade is a powerful way that Leah Binder and Leapfrog Group keep patients safer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Katherine Schneider: 2017 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Delaware Valley ACO’s Katherine Schneider uses population health to improve patients’ lives, one at a time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Halee Fischer-Wright: 2017 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Halee Fischer-Wright recalibrates MGMA to give it a more resonant voice in healthcare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christine Candio: 2017 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Former ACHE chair Christine Candio charts a nimble, independent course for St. Luke’s Hospital

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare, 2016

 

Each year, we conduct in-depth interviews with selected honorees to bring you insights into their

success in career and life. Please scroll down and click to read the articles.

 

 

 

 

 

Delvecchio Finley: 2016 Top 25 Minority Executives in

Healthcare

Delvecchio Finley: Medical care only part of the solution to health disparities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Debra Canales: 2016 Top 25 Minority Executives in

Healthcare

Debra Canales strives to put people first in the mission of healthcare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ketul Patel: 2016 Top 25 Minority Executives in

Healthcare

A sense of mission drives Ketul Patel at CHI Franciscan Health

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Philip Ozuah: 2016 Top 25 Minority Executives in

Healthcare

Philip Ozuah finds his life’s calling as he works to eradicate health disparities in the Bronx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eugene Woods: 2016 Top 25 Minority Executives in

Healthcare

Gene Woods’ influential leadership poised to enhance Carolinas HealthCare System

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bruce Siegel: 2016 Top 25 Minority Executives in

Healthcare

Bruce Siegel: Hospitals need to listen to their communities to tackle health disparities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patricia Maryland: 2016 Top 25 Minority

Executives in Healthcare

Patricia Maryland: Taking risks helps leaders grow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tauana McDonald: 2016 Top 25 Minority Executives in

Healthcare

Strategic excellence is Tauana McDonald’s calling card at Trinity Health

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trent Haywood: 2016 Top 25 Minority Executives in

Healthcare

BCBSA’s Trent Haywood: Clinical executives essential in move to value-based care

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pamela Sutton-Wallace: 2016 Top 25 Minority Executives

in Healthcare

Pamela Sutton-Wallace looks to enhance UVA’s stellar reputation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ruth Brinkley: 2016 Top 25 Minority Executives in

Healthcare

After a complex merger, Ruth Brinkley strives to build a new culture at KentuckyOne Health

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nicholas Tejeda: 2016 Top 25 Minority Executives in

Healthcare

Nicholas Tejeda: The ACA reinforces the need for younger leadership

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wright Lassiter: 2016 Top 25 Minority Executives

in Healthcare

Wright Lassiter: In healthcare’s new order, no time to bask in past success

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sumit Nagpal: 2016 Top 25 Minority Executives in

Healthcare

Sumit Nagpal’s innovations at LumiraDx take aim at overhauling care for chronic conditions

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sachin Jain: 2016 Top 25 Minority Executives in

Healthcare

Healthcare is broken. Sachin Jain and colleagues want to help transform it

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Georges Benjamin: 2016 Top 25 Minority Executives in

Healthcare

Georges Benjamin: Apathy, political agendas threaten progress in public health

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leon Clark: 2016 Top 25 Minority Executives in

Healthcare

Leon Clark helps guide the transformation of Mayo Clinic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top 25 Women in Healthcare, 2015

 

Each year, we conduct in-depth interviews with selected honorees to bring you insights into their success in career and life. Please scroll down and click to read the articles.

 

 

 

 

 

Susan DeVore: 2015 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Susan DeVore’s bold leadership puts Premier on a path to transform healthcare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maureen Bisognano: 2015 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Maureen Bisognano looks beyond the healthcare silo for improvement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patricia Maryland: 2015 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

At Ascension, Patricia Maryland’s patient-centered focus aligns with a passion for analytics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karen Ignagni: 2015 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Karen Ignagni: The post-ACA landscape offers a blank slate for visionary healthcare leaders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth Nabel: 2015 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Elizabeth Nabel strives to make an impact in healthcare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deborah Bowen: 2015 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Deborah Bowen: Leadership still about people trying to make a difference

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marna Borgstrom: 2015 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Marna Borgstrom: A new era calls for a new kind of leadership

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leah Binder: 2015 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Leah Binder and Leapfrog Group put pressure on healthcare providers to deliver on quality

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Penny Wheeler: 2015 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Penny Wheeler: Even in value-based care, leaders of varying backgrounds can thrive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mary Brainerd: 2015 Top 25 Women in

Healthcare

At HealthPartners, Mary Brainerd’s leadership approaches solutions from a nuanced angle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Donna Lynne: 2015 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Donna Lynne: Healthcare leaders need to be able to manage crisis, volatility

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tejal Gandhi: 2015 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Tejal Gandhi: Push for quality, safety needs to come from boards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sister Carol Keehan: 2015 Top 25 Women in

Healthcare

Sister Carol Keehan: Gender diversity is a must-have for healthcare leadership — and so is

solidarity with the poor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pam Cipriano: 2015 Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Pam Cipriano: In value-based care, nurses are ready to lead

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nancy Schlichting: 2015 Top 25 Women in

Healthcare

Nancy Schlichting’s willingness to take risks is still paying off for Henry Ford Health

System

 

 

 

 

 

Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare, 2014

 

 

 

George Brown

 

George Brown: 2014 Top 25 Minority Executives

Innovation keeps George Brown, Legacy ahead of the curve

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ana Pujols McKee

 

Ana Pujols McKee: 2014 Top 25 Minority Executives

Quality, safety fuel Ana Pujols McKee’s drive at The Joint Commission

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bernard J. Tyson

 

Bernard Tyson: 2014 Top 25 Minority Executives

Bernard Tyson: Workers will share in health care costs, but cost shifting is not sustainable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lloyd Dean

 

Lloyd Dean: 2014 Top 25 Minority Executives

Dignity Health’s Lloyd Dean leads from experience and welcomes ‘healthcare for all’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eugene Woods

 

Eugene Woods: 2014 Top 25 Minority Executives

Diverse leadership key to solving health disparities, says Christus Health’s Eugene Woods

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anthony Armada

 

Anthony Armada: 2014 Top 25 Minority Executives

Tony Armada aims to bring the Baldrige process to Swedish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Georges Benjamin

 

Georges Benjamin: 2014 Top 25 Minority Executives

Georges Benjamin of APHA advocates for a better health system

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Lopez

 

David Lopez: 2014 Top 25 Minority Executives

Foresight is the key to David Lopez’s leadership