This is the 13th annual publication of Modern Healthcare's 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.
Nominations for the recognition program were accepted from March 17 through April 18. Readers submitted more than 15,000 submissions. The final ballot comprising 300 candidates was based on those receiving the most nominations.
Readers then voted for their top five candidates from May 5 to June 13. More than 31,000 ballots were cast, representing 155,000 votes for individual candidates. Readers' votes counted toward 50% of the final outcome; the senior editors at Modern Healthcare accounted for the other 50% to determine the final ranking.