Ochsner CEO Named in “50 Most Powerful Physician Executives in U.S.”

Added on Apr 16, 2010 | Filed Under: General News

Modern Physician Magazine Lists Dr. Patrick Quinlan for 5th Time

NEW ORLEANS - Ochsner has announced that Dr. Patrick Quinlan, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Ochsner Health System, has been named the 14th most powerful physician executive in the nation by Modern Healthcare and Modern Physician magazines. This honor is part of the magazine's sixth annual ranking of the "50 Most Powerful Physician Executives in Healthcare." In previous years, Quinlan was ranked accordingly by readers of Modern Physician and Modern Healthcare:

 2010: #14
 2009: #28
 2007: #1
 2006: #10
 2005: #43

Other honorees include executives from the healthcare industry: hospital systems, the U.S. Senate, federal health agencies, patient advocacy groups, health insurance companies, unions, prestigious journals and academic programs. The list was compiled from over 11,000 reader nominations. Rankings can be seen in the April 12, 2010, edition of Modern Healthcare magazine or at www.Modernhealthcare.com.

www.ModernPhysician.com is the leading online source of business news and information for physician executives, leaders and entrepreneurs. This site addresses the issues of most importance to physician executives by providing daily news updates, in-depth feature stories, archives that trace the history and development of the physician executive movement and links to various industry resources.

Ochsner Health System (www.ochsner.org) is southeast Louisiana's largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system with eight hospitals and over 38 health centers in Louisiana. Ochsner has received the Consumer Choice for Healthcare in New Orleans for 14 consecutive years and is ranked as a "Best" Hospital by U.S. News and World Report. Ochsner employs more than 12,000 employees, over 750 physicians in 90 medical specialties and subspecialties, and conducts over 300 clinical research trials annually.

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