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Mrs. Eva Benedict

Wrong Eva Benedict?

Chief Executive Officer

Phone: (585) ***-****  
Email: b***@***.org
Jones Memorial Hospital
191 North Main Street
Wellsville , New York 14895
United States

Company Description: Jones Memorial Hospital is committed to providing the highest quality healthcare to our community in a caring manner.

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Bachelor of Science , Nursing
    State University of New York
  • Master of Science
    St. John Fisher College
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Board of Directors - Southern Tier Health Care System, Inc., 27 Nov 2015 [cached]
Eva Benedict, President & CEO Jones Memorial Hospital
Board of Directors - Western New York Healthcare Association, 26 June 2015 [cached]
Eva Benedict Chief Executive Officer WNYHA Board Immediate Past Chair
 "Patient safety has always been ..., 13 Aug 2015 [cached]
 "Patient safety has always been important to us," said Eva Benedict, CEO at Jones Memorial. "This system will have the added benefit of improving health outcomes and reducing medical errors by ensuring that the right patient receives the right care every time they visit our facilities."  The hospital said it is common to see patients with the same name and it would be possible, although unlikely, to pull the incorrect medical file because of the common name.  "This potential error cannot happen with this system because each patient will be identified and linked to his or her corresponding medical benefits; ensuring the right person receives the right care," said Benedict.
Jones Memorial Hospital- News Archive- Wellsville NY Allegany County, 8 Mar 2015 [cached]
"We are very pleased to be able to offer neurological care to patients in Wellsvilles and beyond,� said Eva Benedict, CEO of Jones Memorial Hospital.
"Every year, the Queen Candidates raise a very impressive amount for the Auxiliary and the hospital," said Eva Benedict, CEO at Jones.
Meeting these measures has been a team effort, according to CEO Eva Benedict.
According to CEO Eva Benedict, unless the program is renewed, JMH could see a loss of $569,000 this fiscal year.
"Attaining fellowship status in the ACHE is a significant achievement," explained Eva Benedict, CEO at Jones.
"Dr. Picco is a wonderful addition to our medical staff," said Eva Benedict, CEO at Jones.
Photo Caption: CEO Eva Benedict, who was one of the first to line up for her flu shot last fall, encourages all JMH Staff to join her in getting immunized.
WELLSVILLE, NY (January 14, 2013) -- When the Jones Memorial Hospital Wellness Committee formed, the idea was to promote health and wellness in the workplace among staff and volunteers. Recently, the committee's efforts - which have ranged from employee health fairs to healthier options on the cafeteria menu - were rewarded when JMH was presented with Gold Recognition by the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA). "What a wonderful validation of the work that the Wellness Committee has done," said CEO Eva Benedict.
WELLSVILLE, NY (October 15, 2012) -- After months of planning and discussions, Jones Memorial Hospital CEO Eva Benedict and University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) vice president for Administration Steven Goldstein today signed an agreement making the two health systems official collaborators.
According to Benedict, this is the first step toward a more robust telemedicine network.
PHOTO CAPTION: Eva Benedict, CEO at Jones Memorial Hospital, and University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) vice president for Administration Steven Goldstein signed an affiliation agreement that will lay the foundation for a partnership between the two facilities.
The Felsens, who have been accepted to the Peace Corps, will be heading to the Fiji Islands on September1. “Joe and FA have been such a major part of the JMH family that we couldn’t let them leave without giving the community a chance to say good bye,� said Eva Benedict, CEO at Jones Memorial. “We hope that everyone can join us in wishing them well on the next chapter of their lives.� The Felsens are very excited to will be heading to the Fiji islands on September 1. “We are very much looking forward to having the opportunity to serve in another setting, particularly one in which there are such significant needs for medical care,� Dr. Felsen said.
To date, the annual fund drive has raised 50-percent of the funds needed to complete all 12 rooms. “We are looking to our community to support this project,� said Eva Benedict, CEO at Jones Memorial. “At some point, nearly everyone will have an opportunity to see the new rooms first hand; as a patient or a visitor.� ''PHOTO CAPTION: Jeff Ely, Facilities Services Director at JMH, discusses the renovations that have been completed so far in with Med/Surg Coordinator Jennifer Scheible, center, and VP of Patient Care Services Donna Bliven.''
"We were delighted to show her around Jones Memorial," said Eva Benedict, CEO at Jones.
According to Mrs. Benedict, Ms. Hook used the visit to talk to staff members and discuss the challenges faced by rural hospitals.
"We are very grateful for the time Ms. Hook spent with us as well as the counsel and support she provided to our Congressman," Mrs. Benedict added.
"These funds will be used to strengthen our cardiac outpatient diagnostic services, our telemedicine equipment, consulting and legal fee support and a variety of other projects to facilitate the partnership with University of Rochester Medical Center," explained Eva Benedict CEO at Jones Memorial. Through this agreement, the two health systems will work more closely together to identify and meet overall community healthcare needs. "It represents an extension of the alliance we have long enjoyed in cardiology," added Mrs. Benedict. "For the last 12 years, URMC's department of Cardiology has operated a practice in Wellsville, providing local office visits and diagnostic services, even helping to manage the care of patients who are admitted to JMH. The result of this formal agreement is better access to other types of specialty care, and smoother transfers and referrals as patients move between the two hospital systems. "This is a huge step forward for JMH. It will really assist us as we move forward with our partnership," Mrs. Benedict added.
WELLSVILLE, NY (June 4, 2012) -- Jones Memorial Hospital President Eva Benedict today announced that JMH will pursue a formal Collaborating Institution Agreement with the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). The Agreement is expected to take a few months to finalize. Through this agreement, the two health systems will work more closely together to identify and meet overall community healthcare needs. "It represents an extension of the alliance we have long enjoyed in cardiology," added Mrs. Benedict.
"As our health care system evolves, there is a growing need for us to work with larger health systems to improve access to specialty services right here in the Wellsville area," Benedict said.
"Both Sammy and her mother, Cynthia Gridley, served as president of the board of directors," said CEO Eva Benedict.
"Clint and Sammy have been long-time supporters of the hospital and active in many community organizations," said Eva Benedict, CEO at Jones.
"In every sense of the word, Jones Memorial is a community hospital," said CEO Eva Benedict.
"You only turn 90 once so we want the Founder's Ball to be a very special event," said Mrs. Benedict. "The Medical Staff is sponsoring a wonderful band out of Rochester. The band is Twilight, a multi-piece group that performs a variety of music ranging from Big Band and Jazz to Disco and Motown. The evening will conclude with a fireworks display, sponsored by Delphi Emergency & Hospitalist Services and Associated Radiologists of the Finger Lakes. Tickets for the Founder's Ball are $25 each. They will be available at Celebrations!, Hamilton's Shoe Store, the Wellsville-Area Chamber of Commerce or by calling the JMH Administration Office at 585.596.4002. "We hope that everyone can come out and celebrate 90 years of Jones Memorial Hospital - by coming to the Ball or just enjoying the fireworks with us," Mrs. Benedict added.
According to Volunteer Coordinator Jodi Pearson, after a prime rib lunch, CEO Eva Benedict had a few remarks and thank yous.
If you are 50-64 without insurance, call the Cancer Services Program at 585-593-3873 to find out how you can get colorectal screening. ''Photo: Jim Cretekos, Mayor of the Village of Wellsville, is joined by Eva Benedict, CEO at Jones, in the ribbon cutting to kick off Colorectal Cancer Awareness Week.
Gordie Ordiway and Tom McFall of the Rare Breed Motorcycle Club stopped by Jones Memorial Hospital recently and presented CEO Eva Benedict with the proceeds of their 2nd Annual Labor Day Party.
Eva Benedict Earns FACHE Accreditation
Eva Benedict, CEO at Jones Memorial Hospital, was recently named a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).
"Only 7,500 healthcare executives hold this distinction and we are so proud that Eva is among this august company. To obtain Fellow status, candidates must fulfill multiple requirements, including passing a comprehensive examination, meeting academic and experiential criteria, earning continuing education credits and demonstrating professional/community involvement. Fellows are also committed to ongoing professional development and undergo recertification every three years. Now in her third year in the top executive position at Jones Memorial, Mrs. Benedict has been part of the hospital family for over 25 years. She is also active in both the local and regional professional health community and is on the boards of !HomeCare & Hospice, Community Care of Western New York, the Southern Tier Healthcare System and Seagate Alliance. She is also Vice Chair of the Western New York Hospital Association, In addition to ACHE, her professional affiliations include the Healthcare Executive Forum of Western New York. A native of the Bath area, Mrs. Benedict received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the State University of New York in Albany.
Eva Benedict, Jones ..., 28 Oct 2015 [cached]
Eva Benedict, Jones Memorial Hospital CEO, said that Wednesday's groundbreaking was the "next step" in a partnership that's already paid dividends when it comes to cancer care. "Since September, Dr. Brian Smith has been seeing patients in the medical oncology clinic at Jones Memorial," Benedict said. "He brings the expertise in cutting-edge therapy that the Wilmot Cancer Institute is known for to the patients in Allegany County, saving them the trip to Rochester." And with the Myers Cancer Center, the hope is that the hundreds who currently make trips to Rochester can receive the same treatment closer to home. Page 2 of 3 - "The nearly 600 people that travel annually to Rochester to the Wilmot Cancer Institute will also have access to radiation oncology and fusion services in half the distance they currently travel," Benedict said.
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