CHICAGO – The Cook County Health & Hospitals System today announced that Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Raju has been named one of the 50 Most Influential Executives in Healthcare for Modern HealthCare.

Physician executives named are recognized for leading their organizations through tough financial times and budgetary uncertainty while helping to shape and transform the nation’s evolving healthcare system from one that rewards volume to one that promotes quality and value. This year’s list includes leaders from state and local government, regulatory agencies, public and non-for-profit hospitals and health care systems, associations and institutions, universities and solution providers.

“The physician executives on this year’s list were chosen because they are bold experimenters providing innovative solutions to the cost and quality problems plaguing our healthcare system,” said Merrill Goozner, editor of Modern Healthcare.

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