Catholic Health Names Dr. Hui Jiang-Saldana Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Sep 5, 2019 | News & PR

Catholic Health has named Hui Jiang-Saldana, MD, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Saldana brings extensive experience in executive administration and clinical practice to Catholic Health, having served in senior leadership roles at major health systems in Florida and Ohio. She will join Catholic Health in October.

In this new role, Dr. Saldana will have strategic and operational responsibility for healthcare delivery throughout Catholic Health with executive oversight of Home & Community Based Care, Acute Care and Ambulatory Care services. She will work closely with Catholic Health’s Chief Clinical Officer & Physician Executive, employing industry-wide best practices to keep Catholic Health at the forefront of providing the highest quality, safety and value to patients across the Buffalo-Niagara region.

“Dr. Saldana’s clinical and operational experience will be a tremendous asset to Catholic Health as we continue our efforts to improve quality and operational efficiency across our care continuum,” said President & CEO Mark Sullivan. “She has a proven track record of success in large, integrated health systems and brings a new skill set to our leadership team to help us achieve top performance throughout our care delivery network.”

Meet Dr. Hui Jiang-Saldana

Most recently, Dr. Saldana served as West Florida Division Vice President of Operational Excellence at Advent Health, one of the nation’s largest non-profit health systems, headquartered in Orlando, Florida. She also served as Chief Operating Officer for Advent Health Hospital Tampa, a 513-bed tertiary care medical center. As part of Advent Health’s leadership team, Dr. Saldana improved key areas including: patient safety and experience, operational efficiency and clinical outcomes, and employee and physician satisfaction.

“I feel so fortunate and honored to have the opportunity to join this incredible organization at this exciting moment and to be part of extending Catholic Health’s healing ministry in the Western New York community,” said Dr. Saldana. “I look forward to all that we can accomplish together.”

Prior to joining Advent Health, Dr. Saldana held leadership roles at Mercy Health (formerly Catholic Health Partners), the largest health system in the state of Ohio. These included Corporate Director of Clinical Efficiency, Division Vice President of Logistics & Clinical Support Services, and Regional Vice President of Logistics, Lab & Pharmacy.

A Fellow of American College of Healthcare Executives, Dr. Saldana earned her Master of Health Services Administration and Master of Business Administration degrees from Xavier University. She received her medical degree from Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University in China and served as an attending physician and instructor in OB-GYN at Fudan University Obstetrics & Gynecology Hospital.