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Eric Mankin, MD, named president of Main Line HealthCare, Main Line Health’s multi-specialty employed physician network

May 1, 2013 News Releases

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.

About Main Line Health

Founded in 1985,Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. Main Line Health’s commitment—to deliver advanced medicine to treat and cure disease while also playing an important role in prevention and disease management as well as training physicians and other health care providers—reflects our intent to keep our community and ourselves well ahead. A team of more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians care for patients throughout the Main Line Health system.

At Main Line Health’s core are four of the region’s most respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s recognized facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital.

Main Line Health also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which includes skilled home health care, hospice and home infusion services; Main Line Health Centers, primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, and other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton, King of Prussia and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare,one of the region’s largest multispecialty physician networks.

Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for nursing excellence and the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE) Excellence Award. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect and inclusion and has proudly embraced the American Hospital Association’s #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care. We are dedicated to advancing patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.

About Main Line HealthCare

Main Line HealthCare, the employed multi-specialty physician network of Main Line Health, includes nearly 400 community and hospital-based physicians spanning over 30 clinical specialties and subspecialties.