Innovation Award—Public Education~ 2015
John G. Raffoul
President and CEO, Tu Mundo Hoy, White Memorial Medical Center
As President & Chief Executive Officer of White Memorial Medical Center, a nonprofit teaching hospital providing award-winning whole-person care for communities in eastern Los Angeles for over 100 years, John Raffoul is committed to focusing on three key areas for continuous improvement: patient safety, employee engagement and clinical processes. His promise to White Memorial is to work with the employees, physicians, patients and community partners to build strong working relationships that drive performance improvement, quality outcome and customer satisfaction.
Tu Mundo Hoy is White Memorial Medical Center’s Spanish-language health education television show. Launched in October 2013, this daily half-hour show on MundoFox is specifically dedicated to providing evidence-based health education to improve the health and well-being of Latinos throughout the Greater Los Angeles Metropolitan Area. The show features White Memorial physicians and leading medical experts and aims to educate the community on how best to adopt, practice and maintain healthy lifestyles.