100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
Nick Turkal, 61
President and CEO, Aurora Health Care
- Compensation: $3,554,751 - according to 2015 IRS Form 990
- Years on list: 1
Turkal heads one of the nation's leading integrated health systems and one of Wisconsin's largest private employers, with more than 31,000 staffers. This year, Aurora's joint venture with Anthem, Wisconsin Collaborative Insurance Co., began providing insurance coverage in 45 Wisconsin counties. The venture's product, Well Priority, has a network of 13 systems and 34 hospitals. Under Turkal's leadership, Aurora has accelerated its focus on diversity.