Big insurance mergers, the evolution of the nation's delivery systems, the direction of drug and device regulation—these are some of the more important issues we'll be covering this year, and they drove our decisions on which people to watch in 2016.
This year's healthcare industry winners played key roles in reshaping the industry's landscape, from ending Medicare's reviled sustainable growth-rate formula to brokering mega-mergers in the insurance industry.
Drug prices, ACA subsidies, exchange plan woes and Medicaid expansion were among the most contentious and closely watched healthcare issues this year. Find out who ended up on the wrong side of events in 2015.
Chicago's Cook County Jail, sometimes called "the nation's largest mental health institution," has undertaken an innovative program to address the large number of inmates with behavioral health issues.
See our photo gallery of this year’s Top 25 Women in Healthcare to find out more about their careers and how they have set themselves apart.
Learn more about the career paths and achievements that led this year's honorees to be voted into the ranks of the most influential physician leaders in healthcare.
Dr. Charles LeMaistre considers a boyhood bout with appendicitis (and a rescue he credits to his German shepherd) as his introduction to medicine. He has spent much of his life working to fight and prevent cancer.
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.
Richard Umbdenstock, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association, is one of two winners of the American College of Healthcare Executives' Gold Medal Award, the organization's highest honor.
Kevin Lofton, CEO of Englewood, Colo.-based Catholic Health Initiatives, is one of two winners of the American College of Healthcare Executives' Gold Medal Award, the organization's highest honor.
Mario Garner is CEO of New Orleans East Hospital, which opened in the summer of 2014. He is this year's winner of the American College of Healthcare Executives' Young Healthcare Executive of the Year Award.
Mercy Joplin, completed earlier this month, will open to the public in March. It replaces St. John's Regional Medical Center, which sustained major damage when an EF5 tornado struck in 2011. The new facility features an underground energy plant and tornado-resistant glass.