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Riddle Hospital elects three new foundation board directors

Riddle Hospital August 23, 2017 News Releases

The Riddle HealthCare Foundation, part of Main Line Health, recently appointed Brian W. Coyle of Philadelphia, David L. Hackett, Esq., of Wallingford; and Abby L. Sacunas, Esq., of Media, to its Board of Directors. In their roles, they will assist with the foundation’s fundraising efforts and provide input to the board on community needs.

“I am extremely confident that Abby, Brian, and David’s professional experiences and knowledge of fundraising will serve the Riddle HealthCare Foundation well,” said Gary Perecko, president of Riddle Hospital and the Riddle HealthCare Foundation. “They are a valued and welcomed addition to our board and to the Riddle Hospital community.”

Coyle currently serves as president and CEO of The Henderson Group, a full-service, commercial real estate development company in Media. He oversees innovation and best practices in the development, leasing and management of commercial real estate. Coyle earned his Master of Science degree in real estate management from The Carey Business School of The Johns Hopkins University.

Hackett is a member of Cozen O’Connor law firm, focusing his practice on representing and counseling employers concerning the full spectrum of labor and employment-related issues. He previously served as a legislative assistant to U.S. Representative Curt Weldon and later served as co-chair of his campaign from 2003–06. While attending law school, Hackett served as a law clerk for the Honorable Frank T. Hazel in the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas. Hackett earned his law degree from Villanova University School of Law and his undergraduate degree from Duke University.

Sacunas is a member of Cozen O’Connor law firm, focusing her practice on business disputes, product liability and antitrust prevention and defense. She represents clients in the life safety, pharmaceutical, medical device, telecommunications and athletic equipment industries, and is consistently recognized as a “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star.” Sacunas earned her law degree from Syracuse University College of Law in 2005, magna cum laude, and earned her undergraduate degree from Syracuse University, cum laude.

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.

About Riddle Hospital

Riddle Hospital, a member of Main Line Health, is a not-for-profit, acute-care hospital with 204 inpatient beds and 23 Transitional Care Center beds. Riddle has been nationally recognized by The Joint Commission, the Society of Chest Pain Centers and other health care rating organizations for its high quality patient care. For the fourth year in a row, Riddle has achieved designation from the Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®. Riddle was 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 specialty area of orthopedics. Riddle Hospital was also ranked as high performing in the following Common Core specialty areas: COPD, colon cancer surgery, congestive heart failure, hip replacement and knee replacement. The Hospital offers a full range of services including maternity, orthopedic care and cardiovascular care—aided by a dedicated team of health care professionals and advanced technology. Riddle Hospital recently expanded and enhanced its emergency department to better suit the growing needs of the community it serves. Health Center 4, a LEED-Certified Gold building, houses the Rothman Institute, the Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center, a variety of outpatient programs and a state of the art surgical center. The hospital has also achieved Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for excellence in nursing care.


Bridget Therriault
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