Jedediah Cantrell is the Vice-President of Operations at SwedishAmerican Health System in Rockford, Illinois where she is responsible for hospital internal operations and clinical services throughout the health system and provides oversight to the SwedishAmerican Medical Center in Belvidere. Previously, she worked for Graham Health System in Canton, Illinois as the Vice-President of Ancillary Services and Corporate Compliance Officer. Collectively, she has over 20 years of healthcare experience and more than 13 years of management and leadership experience.
Mrs. Cantrell holds an Executive Master of Business Administration Degree from Bradley University, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Information Management from Illinois State University, and she has an Associate’s Degree in Clinical Lab Science from Illinois Central College. Mrs. Cantrell is also a Fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Mrs. Cantrell is committed to community and education. She holds Board of Director seats with the Belvidere YMCA and the Central Illinois Chapter of ACHE. She is also on the Health Information Management/Technology Advisory Councils for the University of Wisconsin Extension HIMT Program and the Illinois State University HIM Program. Mrs. Cantrell is an adjunct faculty member with the Illinois State University Department of Health Sciences.
She and her husband, Donte, reside in the greater Rockford area and have 3 beautiful children, TJ, Saniya and Kimoni.