50 Most Influential Clinical Executives
Dr. Rhonda Medows
President of population health management,
Providence St. Joseph Health
Under Medows’ stewardship, Providence St. Joseph Health continued to make strides in its ambitious population health agenda, including the launch of Ayin Health Solutions, which she leads. The company focuses on moving patients to more cost-efficient services, including ambulatory and virtual care. Medows also helped drive growth in value-based reimbursement—up 150% since 2017, resulting in $53.4 million in revenue. Through the system’s accountable care organization, emergency department utilization, length of stay and medication use also fell, generating $6.9 million in savings in 2017.