100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
Jay Grinney, 65
President and CEO, HealthSouth Corp.
- Compensation: $7,816,124 - according to 2016 proxy statement
- Years on list: 13
At the helm of the nation's largest inpatient rehabilitation hospital chain for 12 years, Grinney has made it his top priority to expand the system. As baby boomers hit retirement, Grinney plans to invest $120 million to $180 million this year on growth construction. The system has also zoomed in on home care and acquired home health chain Encompass Home Health and Hospice, which included 140 home health locations in 13 states. In 2015, the Birmingham, Ala.-based provider reported $3.2 billion in revenue, up from $2.4 billion in 2014.