50 Most Influential Clinical Executives
Co-president and Co-CEO,
Aurora Health Care
The long-time CEO of Milwaukee-based Aurora Health Care, Turkal helped orchestrate a merger with Advocate Health Care in neighboring Illinois. The combined Advocate Aurora Health serves nearly 3 million patients across 27 hospitals, 500 outpatient locations and 63 Walgreen's clinics. It's the 10th-largest not-for-profit health system in the nation. Prior to the merger, Turkal increased Aurora's use of telemedicine and launched a precision medicine imitative for cancer care.