100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
Anthony Tersigni, 67
President and CEO, Ascension Health
- Compensation: $17,600,000 - according to 2014 (WSJ)
- Years on list: 13
Tersigni oversees 141 Catholic hospitals in 24 states and the District of Columbia with 150,000 employees over 2,500 care sites. At a time of potentially far-reaching political changes, the $21 billion organization is going through its own transition. Even since before the inauguration of President Donald Trump, Ascension had been talking with Republican leadership about healthcare reform. Tersigni reiterates Ascension's support for 100% access and coverage and highlights the national health ministry's push for mental and behavioral health reform.