100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
Deborah Bowen, 60
President and CEO, American College of Healthcare Executives
- Compensation: $990,455 - according to (2014 IRS Form 990)
- Years on list: 4
As leadership responsibilities expand in the changing healthcare climate, Bowen remains a strong force at the helm of the leadership organization. Growing by nearly 4% every year, the ACHE now has more than 40,000 members. Bowen joined the ACHE staff in 1992 as director of government relations. She rose up in the organization and served as executive vice president and chief operating officer for 10 years before taking the helm. The organization is a premier resource for healthcare leaders. In 2015, it held more than 1,200 education and networking events throughout its 79 chapters to address essential responsibilities such as data analytics and population health.