50 Most Influential Physician Executives – 2017
President of clinical operations and chief medical officer, Community Health Systems
Dr. Lynn Simon has been president of clinical operations of Community Health Systems since 2014 and chief medical officer since May 2017. Until then she had served as CHS' chief quality officer. Simon has leadership responsibilities for all aspects of clinical operations, including quality and safety, clinical service lines, nursing and case management. Before joining CHS in 2010, Simon was vice president of medical affairs at Jewish Hospital and senior vice president and chief medical officer of Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's HealthCare in Louisville, Ky., after the organizations' merger. Simon, who was a full-time practicing neurologist, also served as president of the Greater Louisville Medical Society.