O’Banion Joins Rochester Regional Health as New Senior Vice President for Integrated Health Care Delivery

April 29, 2015

Rochester Regional Health System announced today that Emily O’Banion has been named Rochester Regional Health’s first Senior Vice President for Integrated Health Care Delivery. She begins her new role in mid-May.

“Emily will help to establish and build system-wide service lines, and identify and execute a variety of clinical and operational performance-improvement initiatives,” said Eric Bieber, MD, president and CEO of Rochester Regional Health System. “Her national perspective and extensive experience in building high-performance, patient-focused organizations will be invaluable as we continue to work to provide extraordinary care that meets the needs of our patients and community.”

O’Banion joins Rochester Regional Health from OhioHealth in Columbus, OH, where she served as system vice president for process excellence and led the development of system-wide continuous improvement strategies. Prior to that, she was a senior manager with Deloitte Consulting.

She earned a master’s degree in Health Administration from The University of Iowa College of Public Health, and a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Luther College in Iowa.

Rochester Regional Health is an integrated health services organization serving the people of Western New York, the Finger Lakes and beyond. The system provides care from 150 locations, including five hospitals; more than 100 primary and specialty practices, rehabilitation centers and ambulatory campuses; innovative senior services, facilities and independent housing; a wide range of behavioral health services; and ACM Medical Laboratory, a global leader in patient and clinical trials. Rochester Regional Health, the region’s second-largest employer, was named one of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes in 2015. Learn more at rochesterregionalhealth.org.