Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center (CHMC)
Alina Moran, MPA, FACHE, FAB is the President at Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center (CHMC). Founded in 1887, CHMC is a 318-bed, general acute-care, non-profit hospital serving downtown Los Angeles and neighboring communities in South Los Angeles. The hospital offers a full complement of services including a Level II trauma center, Level III neonatal intensive care unit, comprehensive cardiac and surgical services, as well as extensive outpatient programs including the Los Angeles Center for Women’s Health.
Ms. Moran previously served as Chief Executive Officer at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan. Metropolitan, a 338-bed acute care facility located in East Harlem, is a member of NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest public health care system in the nation. She was responsible for leading the day-to-day operations of the hospital, overseeing a $355-million budget and over 2,500 employees.
Under Ms. Moran’s leadership, Metropolitan was recognized for meeting the highest national patient safety standards and achieved distinction for high performance in COPD, stroke, and heart failure care. Metropolitan was also designated as an accredited breast center, Baby-Friendly hospital, a Safe Sleep Champion for babies, and a LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader. Ms. Moran acted as a catalyst for increased employee engagement, introducing daily team huddles focused on patient safety and patient experience. In addition, Ms. Moran prioritized building partnerships with community partners and strengthening collaborations with local institutions.
Ms. Moran also served as Chief Financial Officer at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, where she oversaw a $570-million revenue budget and 400 employees. In addition, she served as the Project Lead for the hospital’s implementation of EPIC, a leading electronic medical records system. Prior to her time at Elmhurst, she served as the Assistant Vice President of Managed Care, responsible for the negotiation, management, and implementation of the public health care system’s 18 managed care contracts valued at $1.3 billion.
Ms. Moran earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Brown University and a Masters in Public Administration from Baruch College. She is an active leader in her community and was involved in the establishment of the Rhode Island Political Action Committee and Brown University Latino Alumni Council. In addition, Ms. Moran has been honored by many prestigious national organizations and was named in 2018 to the inaugural list of “Notable Women in Health Care” by Crain’s New York Business.
Raised in the Bronx, Ms. Moran now lives in Encino, California, with her husband and two children.