Women represent just 26% of hospital CEO positions despite holding 75% of healthcare jobs. At Fortune 500 companies in healthcare, women make up merely 21% of executive roles and 21% of board members.
No one knows how much disruption is coming to the healthcare industry with the uncertainty surrounding the Affordable Care Act. But one thing less murky is that leadership will be at a premium for providers, payers, healthcare service companies and every firm in between.
To select Modern Healthcare's seventh biennial list of the Top 25 Women in Healthcare, sponsored by Furst Group and NuBrick Partners, the magazine issued a call for nominations on Oct. 31, 2016. Through Dec. 23, readers submitted more than 150 nominations.