Rochester Regional Health Announces Jill Graziano as President and Chief Operating Officer of Unity Hospital

Effective this month, Jill Graziano, RN, BSN, MBA, is serving as President and Chief Operating Officer of Unity Hospital.

Mar. 19, 2024 5   min read

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Greece, NY – In early March, Rochester Regional Health permanently appointed Jill Graziano, RN, BSN, MBA, as President and Chief Operating Officer of Unity Hospital. The announcement marks a significant milestone in the hospital's journey towards continued excellence in healthcare delivery and operational innovation.

Jill Graziano has been a pivotal figure within Rochester Regional Health for over 12 years, most recently serving as Interim President of Unity since November 2023. Her tenure has been distinguished by transformative leadership, guiding the hospital in its pursuit of operational efficiency, employee engagement, financial stability, and patient care quality. With a career spanning 30 years in the healthcare sector, Jill has consistently demonstrated her ability to drive success in progressively challenging roles.

"Jill's exceptional leadership and unwavering dedication to excellence make her the perfect fit for the role of President and COO of Unity Hospital,” said Jennifer Eslinger, President of Healthcare Operations and Chief Operating Officer. “Her proven track record of fostering collaboration, attracting top talent, and achieving remarkable results positions her as an invaluable asset to our organization."

Prior to her time at Unity Hospital, Jill served as RRH Senior Vice President of Extended Care, Pharmacy, and Care Management Operations, where she oversaw a diverse portfolio encompassing skilled nursing facilities, home care, hospice, and various other healthcare services. Her extensive experience in strategic planning, financial management, and operational optimization has been instrumental in driving growth and innovation across the organization.

Unity Hospital, boasting 471 beds and a wide array of specialty centers, including the Golisano Restorative Neurology & Rehabilitation Center and the August Family Birth Place, stands as a beacon of healthcare excellence in New York State. As the institution continues to evolve into a national model of health and healing, Jill Graziano's leadership is poised to propel Unity to even greater heights of achievement.

In assuming her permanent role as President and COO of Unity Hospital, Jill Graziano expressed her gratitude and excitement, affirming her commitment to advancing the hospital's mission of providing exceptional patient-centered care. "I am honored to lead such a talented team of healthcare professionals at Unity Hospital," said Jill. "Together, we will continue to innovate, collaborate, and deliver the highest standards of care to our patients and the communities we serve."

Unity Hospital extends a warm welcome to Jill Graziano as she embarks on this new chapter of leadership, embodying the hospital's unwavering dedication to excellence and compassion in healthcare delivery.

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1555 Long Pond Road
Rochester, New York 14626
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