100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
James Skogsbergh, 59
President and CEO, Advocate Health Care
- Compensation: $7,488,687 - according to 2015 IRS Form 990
- Years on list: 6
Skogsbergh oversees the largest hospital network in Illinois.. In March, Advocate dropped plans to merge with NorthShore University HealthSystem after a federal judge ruled against the proposed union. In May, Advocate announced plans to cut $200 million in expenses, but Skogsbergh denied it was related to the failed merger attempt. In April, Advocate began posting patients' star ratings of physicians on its website.