Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center Welcomes New President



Los Angeles, CA ― February 18, 2020 ― Alina Moran has been named president of Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center (CHMC) and will lead the overall direction, strategy, and operation of the hospital.

In her most recent role, Moran served as chief executive officer for NYC Health + Hospitals/ Metropolitan, a 338-bed acute care facility in East Harlem, NY, as well as chief patient growth officer for the NYC Health + Hospitals system.

“I’m excited that Alina will be joining the California Hospital team,” says Julie J. Sprengel, Dignity Health President, Southwest Division. “She’s an accomplished and well respected health care executive with an outstanding record of achievement. Alina’s proven commitment to building relationships with physicians, community partners, and local government will be a tremendous asset to the people who live and work in DTLA.”

A veteran health care executive with more than 20 years of experience, Moran is a seasoned, dynamic leader with a diverse background in hospital administration. She has a remarkable record of achievement, having demonstrated success in initiating culture change with a focus on decreasing readmission rates, improving safety measures, and implementing strategic initiatives. Her work led Metropolitan to be recognized for meeting the highest national patient safety standards, while achieving distinction for high performance in COPD, heart failure, and stroke care.

“I’m proud to be the next President of Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center,” states Alina Moran, CHMC President. “It’s a remarkable institution with a long history of excellence, transformation, and community service. I look forward to supporting the physicians, nurses and staff that provide quality and compassionate care to our patients. I’m also excited to help ensure that California Hospital continues to be a resource for all in the rapidly expanding Downtown community.”

Moran holds a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from Baruch College and a Bachelor of Science from Brown University. Additionally, Moran is an active community leader and was involved in the establishment of the Rhode Island Political Action Committee and Brown University Latino Alumni Council. Moran was also named to the inaugural list of “Notable Women in Health Care” by Crain’s New York Business in 2018, and has been honored by a variety of prestigious national organizations.

About Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Founded in 1887, Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center is a 318-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in downtown Los Angeles. The hospital offers a full complement of services including a Level II trauma center, the Los Angeles Center for Women’s Health, obstetrics and pediatric services, and comprehensive cardiac and surgical services. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visit www.dignityhealth.org/californiahospital for more information.

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