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Matt Magargal named Vice President of Patient Care Services at Paoli Hospital

February 5, 2016 News Releases

Matt Magargal, RN, BSN, MHA, PHRN, NE-BC, has been named Vice President, Patient Care Services, at Paoli Hospital, part of Main Line Health. He most recently served as Director of Nursing at Paoli. Prior to this position, Magargal served as a patient care manager at Paoli, manager of the Vascular Access Team and administrative supervisor at Riddle Hospital, an Emergency Department staff nurse, and paramedic.

Paoli Hospital President Jim Paradis said, “Matt was chosen after an extensive search of qualified candidates, both external and internal to MLH, and was selected because of his strong track record of effective leadership, extensive clinical and operational knowledge, and sound problem solving and decision-making skills. The decision to hire Matt as VP, Patient Services, was made with input from all groups that participated in the interview process including physicians, managers and front-line staff.”

In his new role, Magargal will lead nursing staff and further develop Paoli’s already excellent patient care, strong culture of safety and effective shared governance model.

Magargal is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the American Organization of Nurse Executives, the Healthcare Leadership Network of the Delaware Valley and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders. He is currently completing his doctorate in nursing practice.

About Paoli Hospital

Paoli Hospital, a member of Main Line Health, is a 231-bed, not-for-profit acute care hospital and Regional Trauma Center with outpatient facilities in Exton and Collegeville. Paoli has been ranked among the top 10 hospitals in the Philadelphia Metro area by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2016–17, and was ranked as high performing in the following Common Core specialty areas: abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, COPD, colon cancer surgery, congestive heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement and lung cancer surgery. Paoli is a multi-year recipient of the Premier “Award for Quality” and Truven Health Analytics’ 100 Top Hospitals® for providing superior patient care, and has earned Magnet® designation for the third time for its superior nursing staff.


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