HealthLeaders has compiled a list of physicians, nurses, surgeons, and healthcare executives competing in numerous races during this midterm election cycle.
Scott founded Columbia Hospital Corporation, ultimately merging with Hospital Corporation of America in 1989 to form Columbia/HCA.
Scott resigned as CEO in 1997 over issues regarding Medicare billing practices by his organization.
State Rep. Omeria Scott, D-Miss., running for the Democratic nomination in U.S. Senate race to replace outgoing Republican incumbent Thad Cochran.
- Scott works as a nursing home administrator.
Former Gov. Phil Bredesen, D-Tenn., running for the Democratic nomination in U.S. Senate race to replace outgoing Republican incumbent Bob Corker.
Bredesen founded HealthAmerica Corp., an insurance company that he sold his controlling interest in 1986.
Michelle Griffin, R-Ariz., running for the Republican nomination in U.S. Senate race to replace outgoing Republican incumbent Jeff Flake.
Griffin is a consultant who was been involved with non-discrimination in healthcare issues.
Jack O'Brien is the finance editor at HealthLeaders.