50 Most Influential Clinical Executives
Dr. Laura Forese
Executive vice president and chief operating officer,
Forese is not only responsible for ensuring that the New York-based health system hits its operational goals, but that it continues to build a patient-centered approach to care delivery. She spearheaded performance-improvement efforts that led to reduction in length of stay and rise in HCAHPS scores. She's also been instrumental in seeing growth in hiring women to executive positions in the system.