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Modern Healthcare’s awards and recognition program honors top industry leaders

Carl Whitmer, CEO IASIS Healthcare

FRANKLIN, TN – June 3, 2017 – Carl Whitmer, President and Chief Executive Officer of IASIS Healthcare, has been nominated for the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare annual list from Modern Healthcare magazine. The prestigious program recognizes 300 nominees who have made a significant impact to the healthcare industry throughout their careers.

During Whitmer’s tenure as CEO, IASIS has expanded its footprint in new and existing U.S. markets, formed new local and national partnerships, and transformed its single-state managed health plan into a multi-state operation with adjacent business lines. IASIS Healthcare is comprised of acute care operations which include 17 acute care hospitals, one behavioral hospital and multiple other access points, including 139 physician clinics, multiple outpatient surgical units, imaging centers, and investments in urgent care centers and on-site employer-based clinics, that serve more than a combined 1.1 million patients annually.

In addition to serving on the IASIS Healthcare Board of Directors, Whitmer serves on the boards of directors for NorthStar Anesthesia, the Nashville Health Care Council, and the Nashville Chamber of Commerce and as Chair-Elect of the Federation of American Hospitals.

Founded in 1976, Modern Healthcare is one of America’s largest health care trade publications providing award-winning business and policy news, research and information. Modern Healthcare readers and the general public are asked to cast their votes to decide the top 100 to be selected on the 2017 ranking. Voting is open through Friday, June 23, 2017.

To submit your vote, click here and complete the online ballot. NOTE: Voters must select exactly five (5) candidates to validate their submission. W. Carl Whitmer – President and CEO, IASIS Healthcare is on page two of the nominees list.




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