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BURLINGTON, N.C., June 16, 2020 — LabCorp (NYSE: LH), a leading global life sciences company that is deeply integrated in guiding patient care, today announced that Dr. Brian Caveney, chief medical officer and president of LabCorp Diagnostics, was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of this year’s 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives.
The recognition program acknowledges clinicians working in the healthcare industry who are deemed by their peers and an expert panel to be the most influential in terms of demonstrating leadership and impact.
“It’s an honor and a privilege to be recognized by my peers for this distinction from Modern Healthcare,” said Dr. Caveney. “I am extremely proud of LabCorp’s diagnostics and drug development businesses, which have stood ready to address the COVID-19 situation with increased testing capacity, multiple testing options and clinical research on vaccines and therapies. I am also humbled to work alongside my colleagues, who through science, technology, and delivery, are working to address significant, unmet healthcare needs to improve health and improve lives.”
“Healthcare organizations are utilizing their greatest assets as they transform: their former front-line clinicians," said Aurora Aguilar, editor of Modern Healthcare. “Former and practicing physicians and nurses have taken the helms of healthcare providers across the country and improved quality of care, patient satisfaction and margins. Modern Healthcare congratulates the honorees and thanks them for their contributions to patient care.”
Dr. Caveney joined LabCorp after serving as chief medical officer of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC). He also served as chief clinical officer of Mosaic Health Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Blue Cross NC for strategic investments in diversified health solutions. Prior to Blue Cross NC, Dr. Caveney was a practicing physician and assistant professor at Duke University Medical Center.
The complete ranking is featured in the June 15 issue of Modern Healthcare, and profiles of the honorees are available at ModernHealthcare.com/50MostInfluential.
LabCorp (NYSE: LH), an S&P 500 company, is a leading global life sciences company that is deeply integrated in guiding patient care, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostics solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster, and uses technology to improve the delivery of care. LabCorp reported revenue of more than $11.5 billion in 2019.
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