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Main Line Health receives Advisory Board Workplace of the Year Award

May 2, 2017 News Releases

For the fourth consecutive year, Main Line Health has been recognized by the Advisory Board with a Workplace of the Year Award. The award recognizes hospitals and health systems nationwide that have outstanding levels of employee engagement. Main Line Health is one of only 20 organizations nationwide to receive the award.

“We are honored to once again receive achieve this distinction from the prestigious Advisory Board Company,” said Paul Yakulis, senior vice president, human resources. “This award confirms to us that we have highly engaged employees delivering exceptional care to our patients every day.”

“Engaged employees are willing to put in a great deal of effort to help their organization achieve its goals because they know that doing so will ultimately benefit them as well,” Advisory Board Survey Solutions’ Sarah Rothenberger said. “Engaged employees are more productive, more motivated, and generally higher-performing than their colleagues.”

“Engaging the workforce is arguably more important now than ever before, with all signs indicating that the pressures impacting the health care industry will continue and increase in intensity,” said Jack Lynch, president and CEO of Main Line Health. “Ambiguity in the legislative environment, increasing cost reduction pressures, and intensifying competition will challenge everyone’s engagement and resilience. Maintaining Main Line Health’s high performance in quality, patient satisfaction and financial performance will be more challenging than ever before. Our staff and their resolve to weather difficult times is our strength. The national recognition, growth and personal achievement we all have experienced here are the result of working directly together in a spirit of cooperation, teamwork and service excellence.”

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.


Mary Kate Coghlan
Communications Specialist
Office: 484.580.1028
Cell: 610.308.6675