50 Most Influential Clinical Executives - 2019
Dr. Barbara McAneny
Immediate past president, American Medical Association
McAneny was very active during her term as the 173rd president of the nation’s largest physicians’ group. She was a vocal opponent of the megamerger between CVS Health and insurer Aetna; she testified against the deal during a hearing before the California Department of Insurance last year. Founder of the National Cancer Care Alliance, McAneny advocated for new payment models for cancer care and has been pushing for policymakers to tackle high drug prices, including recently finalized regulations requiring drugmakers to include pricing information in television ads.