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Video: 2015 Health Care Hall of Fame inductee Jack Bovender

Video: 2015 Health Care Hall of Fame inductee Jack Bovender

By Modern Healthcare  |  March 20, 2015

HCA co-founder Dr. Thomas Frist Jr. says Jack Bovender had the quality of character he needed to right the company when it was shaken in the late 1990s. Bovender says leading an organization that takes care of people in need is a "beautiful thing to have been associated with all my life."

Video: 2015 Health Care Hall of Fame inductee Dr. Charles LeMaistre

Video: 2015 Health Care Hall of Fame inductee Dr. Charles LeMaistre

March 20, 2015

Dr. Charles LeMaistre, now 91, is finishing a book chronicling the surgeon general's advisory committee on smoking and lung cancer he was appointed to in the early 1960s and the aftermath of the panel's landmark report. The former MD Anderson Cancer Center president also continues working to ensure cancer patients have access to treatments.

Leaders who took the difficult path

Leaders who took the difficult path

By By  |  March 14, 2015

The two men Modern Healthcare will induct into its Health Care Hall of Fame this year made their mark in similar ways. They took on unpopular causes whose successful resolution moved their institutions onto a higher plane.

Dr. Charles LeMaistre: Leading in cancer prevention and care

Dr. Charles LeMaistre: Leading in cancer prevention and care

By Rachel Landen  |  March 14, 2015

Dr. Charles LeMaistre's career has spanned more than five cities and five decades, with more professional appointments, memberships and honorary degrees than most groups of five individuals could boast. But LeMaistre is reluctant to talk about them.

Jack Bovender: Rebuilding a quality culture at HCA

Jack Bovender: Rebuilding a quality culture at HCA

By Adam Rubenfire  |  March 14, 2015

Jack Bovender graduated from Duke University with a master's degree in hospital administration in 1969, armed with skills in finance, systems organization and strategic planning. But his mother, Eva, a nurse, reminded him that he would need more than business acumen to become an accomplished leader.

Slide Show: 2015 Hall of Fame inductee Jack Bovender

Slide Show: 2015 Hall of Fame inductee Jack Bovender

March 14, 2015

Jack Bovender's career in healthcare spanned four decades, beginning with hospital administration as a young man in the U.S. Navy and culminating at the top of the executive ranks of HCA, the largest investor-owned hospital company in the U.S.

Judges for the 2015 Health Care Hall of Fame

By Modern Healthcare  |  March 14, 2015

A distinguished panel of judges selected the 2015 inductees to the Health Care Hall of Fame. The six people who participated in the deliberations represent a variety of organizations associated with the healthcare industry.



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