Top 25 Women Leaders
Maureen Bisognano, 58
CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Maureen Bisognano has been working on healthcare safety improvement for more than 30 years. Trained as a nurse, she held hospital leadership positions until 1995, when she joined the Institute for Healthcare Improvement as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Bisognano, 58, took over as CEO at the patient-safety organization in 2010 when Dr. Donald Berwick stepped down as the top executive to become CMS administrator.