Top 25 Diversity Leaders
President and CEO,
New York City Health and Hospitals Corp
Raju, 63, was appointed in January 2014 to lead the public health system of New York City, an integrated system that includes 11 hospitals as well as clinics, skilled-nursing facilities and home care. Raju's '2020 Vision' for the system includes increasing the number of patients treated from 1.4 million to 2 million. He was previously CEO of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System, Chicago, where he led a $150 million deficit reduction after he gained federal approval to expand Medicaid coverage 15 months before the Affordable Care Act expansion. This is his second time on the list of the Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare.