Hospital President and CEO
Dignity Health – Glendale Memorial Hospital & Health Center
Jill Welton has served as the hospital president and chief executive officer of Dignity Health – Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center since July 2018. With more than 20 years of health care experience, Welton is a proven leader with demonstrated success in culture change and quality improvement.
In less than three years, Welton, along with the support of a dedicated leadership team, has improved the hospital’s quality outcomes and patient experience scores, while enhancing services. These improvements have been recognized nationally with the hospital’s first-ever CMS Five-Star Quality Rating and two-time Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A. Welton is an advocate for equity, diversity and inclusion with a strong passion for leading change in health care by championing for racial justice, women’s rights, and LGBTQ+ rights. She served as an emergency room nurse, before shifting her focus to administrative leadership roles.