In the face of unprecedented public health, societal and financial challenges, clinical leaders across the industry continued to find ways to innovate. Honorees on this year’s list of the 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives oversaw efforts to launch hospital-at-home programs; expand programs to address staff burnout; and address diversity, equity and inclusion, among other things.
The Health Care Hall of Fame award is one of healthcare industry’s most prestigious honors. A partnership between Modern Healthcare and the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the program was created to recognize the men and women who have made extraordinary strides, outstanding and lasting contributions to the healthcare industry.
Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Women Leaders program honors female executives who are guiding healthcare delivery improvement across the country. The annual program recognizes leaders from all sectors of the industry, spotlighting their professional accomplishments and contributions to their organizations.
The Healthcare Marketing Impact Awards are designed to recognize healthcare's best advertising, marketing, promotion and communication campaigns on and across all media platforms. The awards honor campaigns that advance provider, insurer, supplier and advocacy group efforts to deliver high quality, affordable and accessible healthcare; promote the health of individual patients, groups and communities; and help organizations thrive and grow in today's rapidly changing healthcare environment.
In a game-changing year for the industry, a group of leaders have risen to meet the moment. Some members of the 2020 class of Top 25 Emerging Leaders were freshly minted in their roles when COVID-19 hit. Still, they rose to the occasion, whether it was developing outreach for underserved communities or standing up robust telehealth capabilities. These 25 honorees represent the most impressive leaders driving change across the industry.
Among our 2020 Best Places to Work honorees, providers and payers responded to their employees' concerns by allowing some to work from home indefinitely, allowing flexibility and keeping workers safe while saving costs. Suppliers and vendors invested in community initiatives and protecting employees' work-life balance. During an incredibly trying time for the industry, it is inspiring and humbling to see the dedication of employers and employees among these honorees.
For the healthcare industry to truly transform how it operates, innovation must take hold at all levels of an organization. Often, a seemingly simple idea can lead to huge change. The 2020 class of Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Innovators found new ways to engage consumers, improve quality of care and lower costs. The honorees were selected for their work in one of four areas of focus: consumerism, cost reduction, population health and quality and safety.
The Top 25 Minority Leaders in Healthcare biennial recognition program takes great pride in honoring the top minority healthcare executives who are influencing the policy and care delivery models across the country. In doing so, they are also highlighting the continued need to nurture diversity in their organizations.