2024 EWC Sponsor: Cleveland Clinic

A Top U.S. Hospital

Once again, Cleveland Clinic has been named the No. 1 hospital for heart care and one of the nation’s top hospitals overall in U.S. News & World Report’s “2022-23 Best Hospitals” rankings. 

Since 1999, Cleveland Clinic has ranked as a Top 5 hospital and has also held the No. 1 ranking in Cardiology & Heart Surgery since 1995.

Why Choose Cleveland Clinic?

Heart inside two circles
Patient-centered care:

We don’t just care for your health conditions. We care about you. That means our providers take the time to listen to what’s important to you before recommending next steps.

National recognition:

Cleveland Clinic is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Newsweek has also named us a top hospital in the world

Collaborative providers:

You’ll get care from board-certified and fellowship trained experts who work together to create a treatment plan just for you. Only the highest standards ensure excellent outcomes.

Tomislav Mihaljevic, MD

We’re focused on today — and tomorrow. Our focus on research and offering the latest options means you can find a wide range of clinical trials and other care that you can’t find elsewhere.

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Cleveland Clinic Leadership
Tomislav Mihaljevic, Chief Executive Officer and President at Cleveland Clinic

Tomislav Mihaljevic, MD

Chief Executive Officer and President

Rohit Chandra, Ph.D.

Chief Digital Officer

Lara Kalafatis

Chair, Philanthropy Institute

Jim Cotelingam

Chief Strategy Officer

Matthew Kull

Chief Information Officer

Conor Delaney, MD, MCh, PhD, FRCSI, FACS, FASCRS FRCSI (Hon)

CEO & President, Cleveland Clinic Florida

Donald Malone, Jr., MD

President, Ohio Hospitals & Family Health Centers

Tommaso Falcone, MD

Interim CEO, Cleveland Clinic London

Paul Matsen

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

Matthew Donnelly, Esq.

Executive Director, Professional Staff Affairs

James Merlino, MD

Chief Clinical Transformation Officer

Corinne Ehretsman, BS, MBA

Executive Director, Clinical Institute Administration, Chief of Staff Office

William M. Peacock, III

Chief of Operations

Serpil Erzurum, MD

Chief Research and Academic Officer

Beri Ridgeway, MD

Chief of Staff

Jorge Guzman, MD

CEO, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

David W. Rowan

Chief Legal Officer & Secretary


Institute Chair, Nursing Enterprise

Donald A. Sinko, sCPA, CRMA

Chief Integrity Officer

Kelly Hancock, DNP, RN, NE-BC

Chief Caregiver Officer

Stefan A. Strein

Chief Investment Officer

Dennis L. Laraway, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

Robert Wyllie, MD

Chief Medical Operations Officer

Leslie Jurecko, MD, MBA

Chief Safety, Quality, & Patient Experience Officer

Lisa Yerian, MD

Chief Improvement Officer

Andrea Zwischenberger Kotecki, MHA

Executive Director of Administration

Who Attends the Executive War College

Health Systems and Hospital Clinical Laboratory and Pathology Leadership

Hospital C-Suite Administrators

Laboratory Vice Presidents

Pathology Lab Directors/Administrators

Laboratory Directors

Molecular and Genetic Lab Leaders

Precision Medicine & Genetic Program Directors/Administrators

Laboratory Section Managers/Leaders/Supervisors

Representative Labs:

  • ACL Laboratories/Advocate Health
  • Cleveland Clinic Laboratories
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Baptist Health South Florida
  • Banner Health
  • Intermountain Health Outreach Labs
  • Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Cedars Sinai
  • Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center
  • Fabric Genomics
  • Kaiser Permanente

Independent Laboratories and Pathology Groups

Laboratory Owners/C-Suite/Vice Presidents/Directors

Pathology Group Owners/Directors

Pathology Group Practice Administrators

Physician Group Lab Owners/Directors

Public Health/Population Health VP’s/Directors

Life Sciences/Research Labs

Representative Labs:

  • Mayo Clinic Laboratories
  • ARUP (Reference Lab)
  • LabCorp (Reference Lab)
  • TriCore (Reference Lab)
  • GeneDx
  • Sonic Labs (Reference Lab)
  • Michigan Pathology Specialists (Pathologist Group)
  • Pacific Pathology Labs (Pathology Group)
  • NorDX (Animal Reference Lab)
  • Novartis (Research Pharm (Life Sciences)
  • AstraZeneca (Pharm/Life Sciences)
  • Caris Life Sciences (Pharm/Life Sciences)
  • Sonora Quest (Population Health Division)

Partners and Suppliers to Laboratory and Pathology Groups

In Vitro Diagnostic Manufacturers


Diagnostic Instrument, Product & Technology

Informatics Products and Services

Suppliers of Automation, Analyzers, and Assays

Revenue Cycle Management (RCM), Coding, Billing, and Collections

Legal, Regulatory & Compliance

Representative Companies:

  • Abbott (Diagnostics)
  • Epic Corporation (EMR/LIS)
  • Clinisys LIS
  • Cerner LIS
  • Telcor (Technology)
  • XIFIN (Technology/Informatics)
  • LifePoint Informatics
  • Change Health Care (RCM/billing)
  • HC1 (RCM)
  • Diagnostic Laboratory Services, Inc. (RCM)
  • COLA (Regulatory)
  • College of American Pathologists (Regulatory)
  • Beckman Diagnostics (Diagnostics)
  • Bio-Rad Laboratories (Diagnostics)
  • Hologic (Diagnostics)
  • Cardinal Health (Product & Technology)
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP (Legal)