50 Most Influential Clinical Executives
Dr. Susan Turney
Marshfield Clinic Health System
At a time when most rural hospitals are struggling, Marshfield is expanding its footprint. It recently completed deals to buy new hospitals and is building another. Turney has spearheaded efforts to control costs, including a program that’s saved more than $120 million since launching in mid-2017. The health system has developed innovative care models, including Home Recovery Care, which allows patients to get care at home instead of a hospital or nursing home. The program has a 93% patient satisfaction rate and reduced both treatment costs and readmission rates.