Salt Lake City, June 19, 2017 --- Intermountain Healthcare's Marc Harrison, MD, president and CEO, has been named among Modern Healthcare's "50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders." Dr. Harrison is listed nationally at #10 in the 2017 rankings.
According to the magazine, “The program honors physicians working in all sectors of the healthcare industry who are steering their organizations and the healthcare delivery system through dynamic, challenging times. These physicians stand out for the scope of their executive responsibilities, personal achievements, innovation and commitment to their communities.”
The ranking began with nominations, which were narrowed to a final ballot of 150 physician executives who received the most nominations. The final 50 honorees were chosen by readers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare and Modern Physician magazines for their leadership in the varied sectors of the industry, whether provider organizations, government agencies, associations, insurers or supplier companies.
“We knew we found the right leader in Dr. Marc Harrison, someone who could step into an already thriving organization and provide the vision and leadership to help take it to another level," said Scott Anderson, Chair of the Intermountain Healthcare Board of Trustees and CEO of Zions Bank. "Just as Intermountain leaders of the past have done, Dr. Harrison has gained a tremendous amount of respect across the healthcare landscape as an innovator and thought leader, and this recognition is well deserved.”
The complete list can be viewed here: “50 Most Influential Physician Executives 2017”
Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based not-for-profit system of 22 hospitals, 180 clinics, a Medical Group with about 1,500 employed physicians and advanced practitioners, a health plans group called SelectHealth, and other medical services. Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in transforming healthcare through high quality and sustainable costs. For more information, visit www.intermountainhealthcare.org.
NOTE: Intermountain Healthcare has changed the spelling of its name. “Healthcare” is now one word. With this change, Intermountain Healthcare no longer goes by “IHC.” Please use the full name, “Intermountain Healthcare,” and “Intermountain” in subsequent references.
Modern Healthcare recently announced their "50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders," including Intermountain Healthcare's Marc Harrison, MD, president and CEO.