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Main Line Health President and CEO Jack Lynch receives Health Care Advocacy Award

October 23, 2015 News Releases

Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania President and CEO Andy Carter Honors Jack Lynch as a Grassroots Champion

Andy Carter (left) President and CEO of the Hospital
and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania
presents Main Line Health President and CEO
Jack Lynch with prestigious Beacon Award

(Radnor, PA) – Main Line Health (MLH) President and CEO, Jack Lynch was recognized recently for his diligent work in grassroots health care advocacy. Andy Carter, President and CEO of the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP), presented Jack Lynch with the prestigious Beacon Award, on behalf of the American Hospital Association (AHA), recognizing the Main Line Health CEO as a Grassroots Champion.

"Day after day, Jack demonstrates a renewed commitment to grassroots efforts, whether it be fostering relationships with local legislators, engaging and inspiring his team to achieve greatness in all areas of care delivery, or in his unwavering dedication to elevating the importance of equitable care for all those we serve through his leadership role in the Institute for Diversity," said Andy Carter.

Across the nation, one health care leader from each state is selected by their state hospital associations and recognized for their advocacy efforts, reflective of the previous year’s activity. Andy Carter presented the award in front of the Main Line Health leadership team and offered remarks praising Jack Lynch and the Main Line Health team’s successful activities throughout the year.

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.

The Main Line Health system 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 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, the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE) Excellence Award, and recognition as among the nation’s best employers by Forbes magazine. 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.


Bridget Therriault
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