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Mastro, Sharp, Doyle Take Leadership Roles in New System


Edward Hospital & Health Services and Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare today announced that Mary Lou (“Lou”) Mastro will become President of Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare effective July 1.

Gina Sharp of Naperville has been promoted to President of Linden Oaks at Edward.  Sharp has been Controller at Linden Oaks since 2004.  Mastro and Sharp will report to system CEO Pam Davis.  Davis retains her role as President of Edward Hospital.

Jim Doyle, Acting President & CEO of Elmhurst Memorial has been named Chief Transition Officer for the newly-merged health system reporting to Davis effective July 1, responsible for leading the integration efforts necessary to maximize the opportunities of combining the two organizations. 

 “Lou has been an inspirational leader at Edward and Linden Oaks since she joined us in 1988,” said Davis.  “She has been instrumental to Edward’s success and brings more than 35 years of hospital leadership experience to Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare in operations, planning, licensure and regulatory compliance, public policy and advocacy, physician relations, new business development, and the patient care experience.  She has had tremendous success developing Linden Oaks into one of the pre-eminent behavioral health providers in Illinois.”

Since 2002, Mastro, MS, RN, FACHE, has been President of Linden Oaks at Edward, a 108-bed behavioral health hospital on Edward’s Naperville campus with outpatient locations in Naperville, Plainfield, St. Charles, Woodridge and Yorkville. 

The merger is expected to be finalized July 1 and will create a three-hospital health system – Edward, Elmhurst Memorial and Linden Oaks at Edward – with revenues of more than $1 billion and more than 50 locations across a service area of 1.7 million residents.  The system would employ nearly 7,700 and have more than 1,680 physicians on staff.

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