Angie Bass Named on Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Emerging Leaders List

Columbia, MO ­­ October 17, 2019 – Angie Bassis among Modern Healthcare’s 2019 class of Top 25 Emerging Leaders (formerly Up and Comers). Modern Healthcare, the leader in healthcare business news, research and data, annually honors emerging leaders, all age 40 or under, who have made significant contributions in the areas of innovation, financial, operational and clinical excellence early in their careers.

“We are very excited to announce this year’s Top 25 Emerging Leaders who are not letting moss grow under their feet. This next generation of healthcare leaders knows that the challenges facing every sector of the industry demand action now. Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Emerging Leaders bring an entrepreneurial spirit to problem solving,” shared Aurora Aguilar, editor of Modern Healthcare. “We received hundreds of nominations for this year’s class of Emerging Leaders. The final 25 chosen by the editorial staff represent the positive force of change that’s coming to the industry. We applaud them for these executive’s efforts to improve patient care and create efficient and quality-driven teams.”

Angie Bass is President and Chief Executive Officer of Missouri Health Connection, one of the largest health information exchange networks in the US.  Under Bass’ leadership, MHC has grown the organization that now serves the Midwest region and she has become a national leader in the HIE industry.

“I am whole heartedly honored to share this recognition with such a talented group of professionals.  I am humbled by the recognition from Modern Healthcare for my work to drive efficiency and transformation into the health care delivery system using health information exchange,” shared Angie Bass.  “I am privileged to work in health care and take serious my commitment to make the delivery of quality health care available, smart and effective.  Thank you for this great honor.”  

“The MHC Board of Directors are grateful to have such a motivated and innovative leader.  Angie has been instrumental in growing the organization’s capabilities and being recognized as a leader in health information exchange.  The recognition is well deserved.”  Deborah Gash, Chair Board of Directors Missouri Health Connection.

This year’s honorees are profiled in the October 14 issue of Modern Healthcare and online at

Contact for information or questions on the Top 25 Emerging Leaders recognition program:

Jodi Sniegocki                                                                                 Haley Petersen

312.649.5459                                                                                      573.777.4550

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