Howard P. Kern ranked top influencer in health care
President and CEO recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the 100 most influential people in the industry
Howard P. Kern, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sentara Healthcare, was recently recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the 100 most influential people in health care.
The 16th annual Modern Healthcare ranking program honors individuals in the industry who are voted to be the most influential by the publication's readers and editorial staff based on leadership and impact. The publication received 6,800 nominations and narrowed the list down to 300 finalists then asked readers to cast ballots for their top candidates.
Mr. Kern is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, serves on multiple professional and corporate boards and previously served as Chairman of the Board of Westminster Canterbury Chesapeake Bay, a Continuing Care Retirement Community in Virginia Beach, VA. He also serves as a board member of Future Hampton Roads, Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance, MDLive, ReInvent Hampton Roads, Town Point Club, Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra and Virginia Wesleyan College.