Ronda Lehman Named Mercy Health - Lima Chief Network Integration Officer

Ronda Lehman has been named the Chief Network Integration Officer (CNIO) for the Mercy Health Lima region. Lehman will continue to serve as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Mercy Health Physicians in the Lima region.

Lehman joined St. Rita’s in 1995 as a pharmacist and has been promoted to hold a number of executive roles since that time, including Director of Pharmacy, Executive Director, Vice President of Operations for the Medical Center, and Chief Operating Officer for St. Rita’s Professional Services.

Now, as CNIO, Lehman is responsible for leading the development and oversight of the clinically integrated network and accountable care organization for Mercy Health’s Lima region.

Lehman received her Bachelor of Science from Ohio Northern University (ONU) and a Doctor of Pharmacy from The Ohio State University. She completed her MBA at Tiffin University, and the Executive Management Program for Pharmacy Leaders at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2014, Lehman obtained her fellow status with the American College of Healthcare Executives.

About St. Rita’s Health Partners
Since 1918, St. Rita’s Health Partners has been providing quality healthcare to the people of Lima and west central Ohio. More people prefer St. Rita's for medical care than any other hospital in the 10-county region we serve. Our comprehensive high-quality medical services include The Henry & Beverly Hawk Vascular & Heart Center at St. Rita's, St. Rita's Orthopaedic Care Center, trauma and emergency, cancer treatment, women's health, mother/baby, pediatrics, sports medicine and rehabilitation, behavioral health services, homecare and hospice.

As a member of Mercy Health, the largest health system in Ohio and one of the largest health systems in the United States, it is our Mission to extend the healing ministry of Jesus by improving the health of our communities. In 2014, St. Rita’s Health Partners invested $42 million in community benefit into the communities where we provide care, most of it targeted to people who are poor and under-served. Together with more than 3,000 employees, physicians and volunteers, we are fulfilling our promise, providing area residents with outstanding health and wellness services and improving the health of the communities we serve. Please visit for more information or connect with St. Rita’s Medical Center on Facebook.