Friday, January 29, 2021

Jason Roeback Named West Penn Hospital COO

West Penn Hospital, part of Allegheny Health Network, has named Jason Roeback, MHA, as its new Chief Operating Officer.

Roeback comes to West Penn from Erie’s Saint Vincent Hospital, where he had served as COO since 2017. In 2020, he assumed a dual role at AHN as COO of AHN Grove City.

Roeback joins recently appointed West Penn Hospital President Brian Johnson, MD as the hospital’s top leaders.

A respected health care executive with more than 20 years of experience in leading for-profit, non-profit, and academic healthcare institutions, Roeback came to AHN from Sharon Regional Health System, where he had served as President and Chief Executive Officer since 2015.

His previous roles include President of UPMC Northwest Hospital and President of UPMC Hamot’s employed physician network.

Before UPMC, Roeback was CEO of HMA Hernando Healthcare in Spring Hill, Fla., and CEO of HealthSouth locations in Florida and Arizona. He began his career as a fiscal and administrative officer at the United States Navy Medical Service Corps’ Naval Hospital Jacksonville, in Florida.

An Erie native, Roeback earned his master’s degree in health care administration from Penn State University and a bachelor’s degree in health care management from the University of Kentucky.

Located in Pittsburgh’s Bloomfield neighborhood, West Penn is AHN’s flagship hospital for women’s and infants’ care, and is well-known for many other advanced specialties, including orthopedics, autoimmune disease, neurosurgery, cancer care, bone marrow transplantation, burn care and bariatric surgery, among others. The first hospital in western Pennsylvania to earn three consecutive Magnet recognitions for nursing excellence, West Penn also has been named to the IBM Watson Top 100 Hospital list for two consecutive years, in 2019-2020 and 2020-2021.

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