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Idaho Business Review Announces 2021 Top 25 Healthcare Influencers including Randall Hudspeth, NP

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Randall Hudspeth PhD, APRN-CNP

Randall Hudspeth, PhD, MBA, MS, APRN-CNP, FAANP,  Executive Director of the Idaho Center for Nursing, was identified by the Idaho Business Review to be one of the "Power 25" most influential people in Idaho Healthcare for 2021.  He is the only nurse and nurse practitioner identified among the group.  Hudspeth commented, "It is an honor to be included in this group, so many of who I know personally.  Everyone deserves recognition as we try to improve healthcare access and services to Idahoans within our disciplines, but no one is a solo player in this process; it takes all of us."

Others identified in the Top 25 are:

Paul Arnell, President Cascadia Healthcare

Georganne Benjamin, Executive Director Optum Idaho

Kara Besst, CEO of Gritman Medical Center, Moscow

Michael Born, MD, CMO, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center

Ed Castledine, CEO Saltzer Health

Jason Demke, COO West Valley Medical Center

Karena Drewien, Executive Director Cottonwood Creek Behavioral Health Hospital

Lee Flinn, Director Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline

Niki Forbing-Orr, Public Information Manager Idaho Dept. of H&W

Rex Force, PharmD, VP for Health Sciences, Idaho State University

Jeanie Gentry, former CEO, Steele Memorial Hospital, Salmon

Heidi Hart, CEO Terry Reilly Health Services

Dave Jeppesen, Director, Idaho Dept. of H&W

Pat Kelly, Executive Director Your Health Idaho

Toni Lawson, VP Idaho Hospital Association

Corey Makizuru, Administrator Gem State Development Center

Roger Morley, Chairman of Board for Idaho Commision on Aging

David Pate, MD, retired CEO of St. Luke's Health System

David Peterman, MD, CEO Primary Health Medical Group

Robert Scoggins, MD, Chief of Staff, Kootenai Health Clinic

Jeff Sollis, CEO Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center

Jim Souza, MD, Chief Physician Executive, St. Luke's Health System

Sarah Toevs, PhD, Director Center for Aging, Boise State University

David Wood, Director, Boise VA Medical Center


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