Main Line Health (MLH) has named Eric “Rick” Mankin, MD, President of Main Line HealthCare (MLHC). In this role, Dr. Mankin will oversee Main Line Health’s growing, multi‐specialty employed physician practice.
In welcoming Dr. Mankin, Jack Lynch, President and CEO of Main Line Health stated: “Dr. Mankin’s extensive knowledge of complex health care system operations and medical management, coupled with his clinical background and deep understanding of ambulatory care and clinically integrated physician networks, fully equip him for this new challenge as President of Main Line HealthCare.”
Dr. Mankin has more than 20 years of health care leadership experience with clinical and operational management and a strong commitment to quality and patient safety. Since 2003, Dr. Mankin has served as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer for Temple Physicians, Inc. (TPI), the community-based physician practice arm of Temple University Health System (TUHS). Under Dr. Mankin’s leadership, the physician network grew from a start-up primary care practice to a large, integrated multi-specialty group with over 400 employees in 42 offices across the Philadelphia region. Through his strategic vision and collaborative approach, Dr. Mankin built a network of physician partners focused on achieving shared goals around quality, customer service, information technology, and system-wide service line development.
In addition to his role as CEO and CMO of TPI, Dr. Mankin has served in
numerous other health care leadership roles, including Medical Director
for TUHS Medical Management and Vice President of Network Development
for TUHS. Before joining TUHS, Dr. Mankin served as a Partner in the
Southern California Permanente Medical Group, as a family physician for
HealthSpring Medical Group, and as Medical Director for MetraHealth
(United) Health Plan.
Andrew Norton, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Main Line Health, added that, “Dr. Mankin’s expansive experience in both health care management and clinical expertise will enhance the capabilities and strength of Main Line HealthCare and ensure our continued success in fulfilling Main Line Health’s long-standing mission of providing a superior patient experience.”
A graduate of Haverford College and Temple University School of Medicine, Dr. Mankin completed his Family Practice residency at Middlesex Memorial Hospital in Connecticut. His professional activities include serving on the Independence Blue Cross Physician Advisory Board, Health Partners Medical Advisory Committee and a variety of pharmaceutical and therapeutic committees.
Founded in 1985, Main Line Health (MLH) is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. At its core are four of the region’s respected acute care hospitals — Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital — as well as one of the nation’s premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital; Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; and the Home Care Network, a home health service. Main Line Health also consists of Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multi-specialty physician networks, and the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a non-profit biomedical research organization located on the campus of Lankenau Medical Center. Main Line Health hospitals, with more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians, are the recipients of numerous awards for quality care and service, including recognition among Truven Health Analytics’ list of Top 100 Hospitals and top 20% of health systems in the nation, and Magnet®, the nation’s highest honor for nursing excellence. Main Line Health is among the area’s leaders in medicine, providing advanced patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.
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