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Gregory E. Deavens recognized as one of Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People

By December 4, 2023Featured Leadership

Independence Blue Cross is proud to announce that President and CEO Gregory E. Deavens was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare of 2023. Deavens was ranked #71 on the list. The complete ranking can be found in the Dec. 4 issue of the magazine, and profiles of all the honorees are available online at

This prestigious recognition program acknowledges and honors individuals who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be the most influential figures in the industry in terms of leadership and impact.

“The 2023 honorees on our 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare reflect the providers, insurers, technology firms, government leaders, investors and others who have made oversized contributions to the industry in the past year,” said Mary Ellen Podmolik, editor-in-chief of Modern Healthcare. “Our ranked list honors the C-suite decision-makers using their clout and influence to lead their organizations and make sweeping changes that affect patient care.”

Deavens was previously named to this Most Influential People list in 2021. This year, Modern Healthcare also recognized Deavens with a 2023 Excellence in Governance award for his “flexibility, tenacity, and influence” as a board member.