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Thursday, March 30, 2023

New president is named for Edward Hospital in Naperville


Above / Located at 801 S. Washington Street in Naperville, Illinois, and one of nine hospitals part of NorthShore – Edward-Elmhurst Health (NS-EEH), Edward Hospital now will be led by Yvette Saba. (PN Photo)

Yvette Saba (Photo courtesy EEH)

Yvette Saba, BSN, MSN, a nurse executive with more than 30 years of leadership experience at academic and community hospitals, is now President of Edward Hospital in Naperville, one of nine hospitals part of NorthShore – Edward-Elmhurst Health (NS-EEH). Saba takes over for Joseph Dant, who was promoted to President, South Region, NS-EEH.

“It’s an honor to follow in the footsteps of so many outstanding Edward leaders and have the opportunity to build on the legacy of high-quality, compassionate care that we provide,” stated Saba in a news release. “I can assure our patients and their families that our vision remains the same – that their experience will be safe, seamless and personal, every time.”

Saba was previously System Vice President of Operations for EEH. She joined Edward Hospital in 1991 and led numerous service lines and departments, including cardiovascular, women and children’s, emergency, laboratory and occupational health services. Saba’s leadership contributed to growth and recognition from organizations such as Merative (Top Health Systems and Top Hospitals), American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Saba earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from St. Louis University, master’s degree from Rush University and MBA from Loyola University. She is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

About NorthShore – Edward-Elmhurst Health

NorthShore – Edward-Elmhurst Health is a fully integrated healthcare delivery system that provides access to quality, vibrant, community-connected care, serving an area of more than 4.2 million residents across six northeast Illinois counties at more than 300 ambulatory locations and eight acute care hospitals – Edward (Naperville), Elmhurst, Evanston, Glenbrook (Glenview), Highland Park, Northwest Community (Arlington Heights), Skokie and Swedish (Chicago) – all recognized as Magnet hospitals for nursing excellence. Located in Naperville, Linden Oaks Behavioral Health, provides for the mental health needs of area residents.

For more information, visit NorthShore.org, SwedishCovenant.org, NCH.org and EEHealth.org

Report submitted by NorthShore – Edward-Elmhurst Health.

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