New York health exec voted CEO of Chicago’s public health system

Mr. Rocha serves as CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals Elmhurst and Queens medical facilities. He formerly was CEO of OneCity Health, NYC Health + Hospitals performance company organization under New York states Delivery System Reform and Incentive Payment program.

Mr. Rocha will take the helm from Cook County Health interim CEO Debra Carey, who will remain at the health system as deputy CEO of operations..

His consultation comes as Cook County Health Cook County Health is dealing with monetary challenges that have actually been intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic..

Cook County Health confirmed Mr. Rochas visit was approved in a 17-0 vote Oct. 22. No start date has been set..

Kelly Gooch –
Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

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The Cook County Board of Commissioners has all authorized the visit of Israel Rocha Jr., CEO of two healthcare facilities in New York Citys public health system, to work as the next CEO of Cook County Health in Chicago..

Provided his qualifications and experience in New York City, the Cook County Health board of directors “is confident in Mr. Rochas capability to lead CCH at this vital time in the organization and in the nation,” Cook County Health representative Caryn Stancik informed Beckers..