Northwestern Medicine

Cadence Health Names John Orsini as Chief Financial Officer

March 07, 2013

WINFIELD, IL – Cadence Health, the health system created through the merger of Central DuPage Health and Delnor Community Health System, recently announced that John Orsini has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President.

"We have selected John for this important role because of his proven expertise in the strategic financial management of multi-hospital systems," said Mike Vivoda, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cadence Health. "The depth of John's health care finance experience and his dedication to responsible and strategic stewardship of health care resources will be vital to the system's long-term success and stability."

Mr. Orsini, 49, comes to Cadence Health from Presence Health, a 12-hospital system, created through the merger of Resurrection Health Care and Provena, and now the largest Catholic health system in Illinois. During his tenure at Presence Health, Mr. Orsini made significant contributions to the financial strength of the organization, including the detailed financial work around the merger of Resurrection Health Care and Provena Health.

"I'm honored and fortunate to be joining a high-quality health system that provides excellent patient care to more than one million residents in Chicago's western suburbs” said John Orsini, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Cadence Health. “As a system, we are well positioned to continue to grow in a rapidly changing health care environment."

A licensed Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Orsini began his career in auditing for the Arizona Department of Health Services. He's held corporate finance positions at Catholic Healthcare West in Arizona, California and Nevada and served as Corporate Vice President, Finance and Treasurer at Scripps Health in San Diego.

Mr. Orsini holds a degree in accounting from Arizona State University.

About Cadence Health

Cadence Health was formed in March 2011 as a result of the merger between Central DuPage Health System based in Winfield, Ill., and Delnor Community Health System based in Geneva, Ill. Cadence Health is a locally based, locally governed health system focused on delivering excellent health care to the more than 1 million patients in Chicago's western suburbs. For six of the past seven years (2006-2010, 2012), Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) has been selected by Truven Health Analytics as one of the "100 Top Hospitals in the U.S.," currently maintains affiliations with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago for pediatric specialty care and Cleveland Clinic for cardiac surgery, adult medical oncology, and cardiology services. Delnor Hospital recently received accreditation by the American College of Surgeon's National Accreditation Program of Breast Centers for the Delnor Center for Breast Health. Both hospitals have achieved Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing services from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Cadence Health employs more than 6,100 professionals providing care across an interdependent network of healthcare organizations. Cadence Health also includes Cadence Physician Group, a local network of more than 200 primary care physicians and specialists on the medical staff at CDH or Delnor Hospital. 

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