Cadence Health Names Maureen Bryant President of Delnor Hospital



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Cadence Health Names Maureen Bryant President of Delnor Hospital

WINFIELD, Ill., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cadence

Health has named Maureen Bryant president of Delnor Hospital and

executive vice president of Cadence Health. Ms. Bryant joined Cadence

Health after previously serving as president and chief executive

officer of the Fox River Valley Region for Presence Health. Ms. Bryant

has more than 25 years of executive healthcare leadership and

management experience and has tremendous knowledge of the western

suburbs.

"We are fortunate to have a leader of Maureen's caliber," said Mike

Vivoda, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cadence Health. "She

has a proven track record of executive leadership in a changing market

that challenges us to manage increasing demand, while improving

efficiency as well as the patient, physician and employee experience."

Prior to her time at Presence Health, Ms. Bryant served as president

and chief executive officer of Morton Hospital and Medical Center in

Taunton, MA; executive vice president and chief administrative officer

at Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY; senior vice president of

operations at The Toledo Hospital, Toledo, OH; and executive vice

president and chief operating officer of Silver Cross Hospital in

Joliet.

"The opportunity to lead Delnor Hospital during this time of great

change is truly exciting," said Maureen Bryant, President, Delnor

Hospital. "I look forward to collaborating with a dedicated staff of

health care professionals as we continue to provide high-quality,

compassionate care to the residents of Geneva, the Fox River Valley

region and beyond."

In 1990, Ms. Bryant received a MBA at Western New England College in

Springfield, MA, and holds a bachelor's degree in business

administration from American International College. She began her

career in health care as a cardiology technician at St. Clare's

Hospital in Schenectady, NY.

Ms. Bryant replaced Robert Friedberg, who left the system earlier this

year to pursue an opportunity with a healthcare system in New York.

About Cadence Health

Cadence Health was formed in March 2011 as a result of the merger

between Central DuPage Health System based in Winfield, Ill., and

Delnor Community Health System based in Geneva, Ill. Cadence Health is

a locally based, locally governed health system focused on delivering

excellent health care to the more than 1.1 million patients in

Chicago's western suburbs. For six of the past seven years (2006-2010,

2012), Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) has been selected by Truven

Health Analytics as one of the "100 Top Hospitals in the U.S." Delnor

Hospital recently received accreditation by the American College of

Surgeon's National Accreditation Program of Breast Centers for the

Delnor Center for Breast Health. CDH and Delnor currently maintain

affiliations with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

for pediatric specialty care and Cleveland Clinic for cardiac surgery,

adult medical oncology, and cardiology services. Both hospitals have

achieved Magnet@ recognition for excellence in nursing services from

the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Cadence Health employs more than 7,400 professionals providing care

across an interdependent network of healthcare organizations. Cadence

Health also includes Cadence Physician Group, a local network of more

than 250 primary care physicians and specialists on the medical staff

at CDH or Delnor Hospital. For more information or to find a doctor,

please visit www.cadencehealth.org.

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SOURCE Cadence Health

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