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Hospital CEO resigns after 3 years of leading Orleans Community Health

Posted 5 January 2018 at 5:10 pm

File photo by Tom Rivers: Wendy Jacobson, former CEO and president for Orleans Community Health, speaks during a celebration on April 10, 2015 following a series of improvements at the North Wing of Medina Memorial Hospital. Donors contributed $513,000 to upgrade the North Wing for long-term residents.

Press Release, Orleans Community Health/Medina Memorial Hospital

MEDINA – Wendy Jacobson, CEO/President of Orleans Community Health, tendered her resignation to the board of directors on December 1, 2017 with a final work date of December 31, 2017.

Her decision to leave at this time was based on several personal factors and she has been offered other opportunities that will be advantageous to her career. We thank Wendy for her dedication and hard work during the past three years as CEO.

She was instrumental in moving OCH forward in the fast-changing field of healthcare. Some of the accomplishments achieved during her leadership include:  establishing OCH as a Critical Access Hospital, implementation of the 340B Drug Savings Program, Revenue Cycle Improvement, Lake Plains Dialysis renovations, ED/Lobby renovations started, Rural Access grant received to purchase new equipment, updated Imaging equipment, recruited Dr. Wolf for Albion, established a strong reciprocal partnership with Baxter, new surgical lights for the OR, updated the café, transitioned to Team Health for our Emergency Room,  just to name a few.

We wish her all the best on her future endeavors.

Mark Cye (current OCH chief financial officer) will serve as interim CEO/President.

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