As President of Health Care Operations and COO, Jennifer Eslinger provides executive oversight for strategy implementation, system integration, and regional growth for Rochester Regional Health.
Jennifer is a seasoned healthcare executive with almost 25 years in the industry and vast experience establishing, growing, and managing complex, efficient hospital and health system operations. She has worked extensively in both for-profit and not-for-profit health care sectors. Before joining Rochester Regional, Jennifer served as President of Henry Ford Health’s Wyandotte and Downriver Market in Wyandotte, MI, where she had financial, operational, and strategic responsibility for all operations including, an off-campus free-standing Emergency Department, Ambulatory Surgery Center, Inpatient Behavioral Health Hospital, Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation Hospital, Long-Term Acute Care, and more than 20 ambulatory clinic sites. In this role, she successfully launched and expanded multiple clinical programs in partnership with Service Line leaders and Chairs. Additionally, she led the Strategic Growth Oversight Team for the health system.
Prior to joining Henry Ford Health, Jennifer served as the President of Mobile Infirmary in Mobile, Alabama. And before this, she spent more than 15 years in healthcare executive leadership roles, including Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for hospitals within both Tenet Health Care and Hospital Corporation of America (HCA).
A native of Georgia, Jennifer earned her undergraduate degree from Georgia Southern University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Georgia. She is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a Baldrige Executive Fellow.