Lofton 16th on List of Health Care’s Most Powerful
Kevin Lofton, president and chief executive officer of Catholic Health Initiatives and chair-elect of the American Hospital Association, is 16th on the 2006 list of the 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare, published by Modern Healthcare magazine on August 28. Lofton was ranked 41st on the 2005 list. Readers of Modern Healthcare nominated candidates for the list via the magazine’s Web site, www.modernhealthcare.com. Modern Healthcare created a ballot of the 300 people who received the most nominations, and visitors to the magazine’s Web site were able to vote for ten candidates. Readers submitted more than 18,500 ballots for the fifth annual ranking.