HHS Secretary Tom Price's leadership in shepherding the AHCA and his expected role in overseeing value-based payment innovations earned him the top spot on Modern Healthcare's 50 Most Influential Physician Executives.
Dr. Laurie Glimcher is a pioneer within the scientific community, breaking ground in research and with her efforts to level the playing field for female scientists.
Siegel's biggest challenge as CEO of America's Essential Hospitals is now, as lawmakers debate changes to Medicaid, the source of close to half the net revenue generated by his group's members.
Dr. Leana Wen's ability to handle crisis was first tested just a few months into her tenure as Baltimore's health commissioner. Her decisions have solidified her reputation as one of the more forward-thinking public health officials in the U.S.
Philadelphia-based Temple University Health System was on its last legs when thoracic surgeon Dr. Larry Kaiser took over as president and CEO in 2011.