100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
President and CEO,
Dowling leads one of New York state's largest integrated healthcare systems. Market forces in 2017 presented the health system with a $260 million budget gap, but Dowling and his leadership team instituted strategies to keep Northwell charging forward. In 2017, the system invested $900 million in facilities, technology and programs. Nationally, Dowling serves as board chairman of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. He's extremely active in both Washington, D.C., and New York advocating on key health policy issues.