100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
Michael Fisher, 58
President and CEO, Cincinnati Children's
- Compensation: $1,041,567 - according to 2015 IRS Form 990
- Years on list: 1
Fisher has been president and CEO of Cincinnati Children's Medical Center since 2010. Cincinnati Children's, which had nearly 1.2 million patient encounters last year, is the third-highest recipient of National Institutes of Health grants for pediatric research. The medical center has launched initiatives to reduce premature births and infant mortality, including education and intervention efforts in high-risk neighborhoods and by leading a statewide research collaborative funded by the March of Dimes. Fisher chairs the Children's Hospital's Solutions for Patient Safety'a national network of more than 80 children's hospitals.