Healthcare’s Hottest

Healthcare's Hottest Recognition Program

The nominations for 2013 Healthcare's Hottest closed on June 21, 2013

General Program Questions

Q: What was the 2013 entry period
A: Nominations for 2013 Healthcare's Hottest were March 4 through June 21, 2013.

Q: What are the criteria?
A: To be eligible, companies must:

  • Have generated a minimum of $20 million in annual revenue in most recent fiscal year
  • Operate in one of the four following sectors:
    • Hospitals/hospital systems
    • Physician group practices
    • Payers/insurers
    • Vendors/suppliers
Q: Is there a fee to enter/nominate?
A: No fee required.

Q: How are the results analyzed and tabulated?
A: All submitted financial documentation is tabulated and analyzed by Modern Healthcare. A sample of Modern Healthcare's tabulations may be independently assessed by an outside accounting firm.

Q: Why do I need to list five years of my company's revenue?
A: We are looking for continuously growing companies. Knowing the revenue for each year helps us calculate that growth.

Q: What kind of financial documents do I need to provide?
A: To be eligible, privately held companies must be willing to submit audited financial statements or tax returns for evaluation by an outside accounting firm. The company does not need to send any financial documents at the time of entry.

Q: When will I be asked for these documents?
A: If your company is likely to make the list, the company will be asked to provide the financial information Mid-July. Companies that fail to provide such documentation will no longer be eligible.

Q: Who can I contact if I have questions?
A: Contact Debbie Greif, Strategic & Integrated Brand Development Director, at 312-649-5459 or

Advertising Opportunities
For information on advertising or sponsorships, please contact your Modern Healthcare account executive or Ilana Klein, national advertising sales director at or 312.649.5311.



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