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SwedishAmerican Health System Names Jedediah Cantrell Vice President of Operations

March 13, 2013

SwedishAmerican Health System is pleased to announce the appointment of Jedediah Cantrell as vice president of operations. Before joining SwedishAmerican, Cantrell was vice president of ancillary services and corporate compliance officer for Graham Health System in Canton, Illinois. She assumed that role in 2005, after serving as Graham Health System's director of health information management.

In her new role, Cantrell will be responsible for most of the ancillary clinical areas within SwedishAmerican Hospital, along with the Dietary, Biomedical and Engineering Services departments.

"We are very pleased to welcome Jedediah to SwedishAmerican," says SwedishAmerican President and CEO Dr. Bill Gorski. "She brings additional strength to our senior management team, and the organization will benefit from her energy, experience and expertise."

About SwedishAmerican Health System

SwedishAmerican is a not-for-profit, locally governed healthcare system, headquartered in Rockford, Illinois. The health system is comprised of two hospitals, 30 clinics, a home health care agency, and a foundation. Through an exclusive affiliation with UW Health, SwedishAmerican will soon expand world-class cancer services across northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin when it opens a new cancer center in October 2013.

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Paul Greenland

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