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Dr. Ram Raju Ranks Among 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders

Apr 04, 2016

New York, NY

Dr. Ram Raju, President and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals has placed #24 on Modern Healthcare‘s 2016 “50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders.” This is his fourth consecutive year ranking among the top half of this annual list.
Dr. Raju was appointed president and CEO of the essential public health care system in March 2014 and has since embarked on his Vision 2020 plan to transform NYC Health + Hospitals to improve the patient experience, expand access to care, and build the foundation for growth and long-term financial stability. He is an experienced vascular and trauma surgeon who committed his career to supporting and defending the mission of public hospitals, and is passionate about eliminating health disparities suffered by underserved populations in New York City and across the country.
Modern Healthcare‘s list honors physicians working in the health care industry who are deemed by their peers and an expert panel to be the most influential in terms of demonstrating leadership and impact. These physician leaders are innovators, excel in community services, and demonstrate reputable executive authority.

Contact: Jennifer Bender, 212-788-3339

About NYC Health + Hospitals

NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest public health care system in the nation with 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. The system includes a home care agency and a health plan, MetroPlusHealth. The health system provides essential services to 1.2 million New Yorkers every year in more than 70 locations across the five boroughs. Its diverse workforce of more than 42,000 employees are uniquely focused on empowering New Yorkers, without exception, to live the healthiest life possible. Visit nychealthandhospitals.org and stay connected: https://www.facebook.com/NYCHealthSystem or Twitter @NYCHealthSystem.