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Modern Healthcare Names Steve Case 'Most Powerful' Person in Healthcare

7th annual reader poll ranks the 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare

CHICAGO, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Case, co-founder of America Online and founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Revolution Health Group, was voted the most powerful person in healthcare by readers of Modern Healthcare magazine, the nation's leading healthcare business publication.

"The future of healthcare is patient empowerment, and the key to that empowerment is access to information," said David Burda, editor of Modern Healthcare. "Our readers recognized that with their choice of Steve Case as well as other executives on this year's list."

Ranked No. 2 and No. 3 on the list are Eric Schmidt, chairman and CEO of Google, and Bill Gates, chairman of Microsoft Corp., respectively. Like Revolution Health, both Google and Microsoft are moving heavily into the healthcare information technology market. U.S. Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.), the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, ranked No. 5 on the list. His expected opponent on the Nov. 4 ballot, U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), finished No. 9 in the annual reader poll.

Modern Healthcare's ranking of the 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare is based on a reader poll conducted on the magazine's Web site, Modern Healthcare Online at modernhealthcare.com, from May 26 through June 27. Readers cast nearly 500,000 votes in this year's poll.

The complete ranking of the 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare appears in the Aug. 25 issue of the magazine. Readers also can view the ranking on Modern Healthcare Online at modernhealthcare.com.

For more information on this year's 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare program, contact Editor David Burda at 312-649-5439 or [email protected].

Modern Healthcare is the industry's most trusted, credible and relied-upon news source. In print and online, Modern Healthcare examines the most pressing healthcare issues and provides executives with the information they need to make the most informed business decisions and lead their organizations to success. It's for this reason Modern Healthcare is deemed a "must-read publication" by the who's who in healthcare. To subscribe to our products, please call Modern Healthcare at 888-446-1422 or e-mail us at [email protected]. To advertise, please contact Ilana Klein at 312.649.5311 or [email protected].

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