Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare – 2010
Chief Operating Officer, Gracie Square Hospital
Johnny Kuo is chief operating officer of Gracie Square Hospital in New York. In this role, he also serves as patient-safety officer for the 157-bed facility dedicated to patients with mental illnesses and other chronic health conditions. Kuo, 48, has served in this role since 2000, aside from a nine-month stint in 2008 and 2009 as director of quality management at Archcare, a geriatric-care system of the Archdiocese of New York. Kuo is board-certified in infection control and has worked to improve the quality of care for patients in an inpatient setting.