100 Most Influential People in Healthcare

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The 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare awards & recognition program honors individuals in healthcare who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be the most influential individuals in the industry, in terms of leadership and impact. This program allows for readers to vote for their top choices and selected winners will be published in Modern Healthcare's annual ranking.

View 2017 Winners


    Entries accepted from all sectors of the healthcare industry, including senior-level executives; high-level government administrators and executives; elected officials; academics and thought-leaders.

Key Dates & Deadlines

    • March 27, 2017 – Announce call for nominations
    • April 28, 2017 – Deadline for nominations
    • April 29-May 6, 2017 – Judging begins for ballot
    • May 22, 2017 – Voting begins on ballot of 300 names
    • June 23, 2017 – Voting ends
    • June 30, 2017 - Judging begins on final ranking of the 100 Most Influential
    • August 21, 2017 – Final ranking is published


    To submit a nomination, click the "Nominate" button above and complete the online application.

    A ballot comprising 300 names, based on the number of nominations received, will be posted for voting shortly after the nomination period closes. Modern Healthcare’s senior editors will make final determinations on the ballot. Voting will then be open for seven weeks. Judging for the final ranking of the 100 Most Influential will be based on readers’ votes (50%) as well as input from the senior editors of Modern Healthcare (50%).


There is no application fee for this program.



Currently, there is no event scheduled for this program.



Interested in advertising in the winners' published issue? Please contact your Modern Healthcare Account Executive at 312.649.5311 to learn more.



If you have questions about the program, including the selection process, voting process, criteria or deadline, please contact Dave May.

If you have questions regarding the nomination process, please contact Jodi Sniegocki.


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