“Keeping people healthy — and keeping them out of clinics and hospitals — is the best and least expensive way to improve people’s health.”
Marc Harrison, MD, is the CEO and President of Intermountain Healthcare, the largest healthcare provider in the Intermountain West consisting of 23 hospitals, more than 185 clinics, a medical group with 1,500 multi-specialty doctors and caregivers, and one of Utah’s largest health insurers. He leads the creation and execution of Intermountain’s strategy to transform healthcare through best clinical and operational practices.
A specialist in pediatric critical care, Dr. Harrison developed and implemented international strategy as the Chief of International Business Development at Cleveland Clinic, and oversaw the establishment of 12 institutes, five centers of excellence, and more than 30 medical and surgical specialities as the CEO of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. His previous roles also included Chief Medical Operations Officer and Chairman of Pediatric Critical Care.
Dr. Harrison was named one of Fortune Magazine’s Top 50 World’s Greatest Leaders as well as Modern Healthcare’s Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders, and 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
Dr. Harrison obtained his B.A. in psychology from Haverford College, his M.D. from Dartmouth Medical School, his M.M.M. from Carnegie Mellon University, and a certificate in Managing Healthcare Delivery from Harvard Business School. He completed a residency and fellowship at the University of Utah School of Medicine and worked primarily in the critical care units of Intermountain’s Primary Children’s Hospital.