Dr. Ram Raju, president and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals, announced the final phase of appointments to the health system’s senior executive leadership team. The strategic shift in leadership is part of the health system’s overall transformation to support its Vision 2020 goals toward financial stability, growth and improving the patient experience.
After a national search William T. Foley has been named CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi, and Christopher Roker named CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens. Alina Moran, currently acting CEO, has been named CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan and Maureen Pode, acting CEO at NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx, has been named CEO of the hospital.
The four CEO appointments mark the final phase of executive leadership changes for the health system. During this past year NYC Health + Hospitals has named new CEOs atNYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue, NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island, NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem, and NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst.
According to a press release from the health system, the former network structure based on hospital location has been replaced with three service lines focused on patient care – hospitals, post-acute care, and ambulatory care. Senior executives were appointed to lead the three new service lines created to help strengthen and elevate post-acute/long term care as a strategic area of opportunity to reduce unnecessary hospital admissions and improve health outcomes.
NYC Health + Hospitals offers a network of 11 hospitals including six regional trauma centers, community-based health centers, nursing homes, post-acute care centers, and a correctional health services unit.