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Intermountain Healthcare CEO Named Nation’s Second Most Influential Physician Leader

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, USA, June 26, 2018 / -- Which Utahn is No. 2 on the ranking of the nation’s most influential physician leaders? Intermountain Healthcare's Marc Harrison, MD, president and CEO, was awarded the honor for Modern Healthcare magazine’s 2018 rankings of the "50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders." Dr. Harrison was listed at No. 10 in the 2017 rankings.

A brief profile on Dr. Harrison in the magazine highlights his leadership in repositioning Intermountain, the announcement of plans to develop a generic drug company, and an increased emphasis on telehealth services at Intermountain. Current FDA Commissioner, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, is No. 1 on the list.

According to the magazine, “the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders recognition 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. The final 50 honorees were chosen based on votes by readers and based on the input from a panel of judges and senior editors of Modern Healthcare and Modern Physician magazines. The winners were chosen for their leadership in the varied sectors of the industry, whether provider organizations, government agencies, associations, insurers, or supplier companies. The complete list can be viewed here.

Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based not-for-profit system of 22 hospitals, 170 clinics, a Medical Group with about 2,300 employed physicians and advanced practice clinicians, 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 about Intermountain, visit

Daron Cowley
Intermountain Healthcare
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