Mercy Accountable Care, LLC, names Dan Bair Executive Director

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA (February 22, 2016) – Mercy Accountable Care, LLC, has named Daniel L. Bair, MHA, FACHE, as the organization's Executive Director effective February 29, 2016. In this role, Bair will lead Mercy Accountable Care, LLC's efforts to collaborate with physicians to improve quality, achieve better outcomes and patient satisfaction and reduce healthcare costs, ultimately providing patients with improved access to care along the continuum.

Bair joined Mercy Health System in October 2008 as the Administrative Director for the Cardiovascular Service Line and was appointed as Vice President for Cardiovascular and Radiology Service Lines in February 2013. During his tenure, Bair led the implementation of Nazareth Hospital's nationally accredited coronary angioplasty program, oversaw successful Chest Pain Center Accreditation for Mercy Fitzgerald and Nazareth Hospitals, and expanded and integrated employed Mercy Cardiology groups at each of Mercy Health System's hospitals.

Prior to joining Mercy, Bair served as Chief Operating Officer for Westfield Hospital, a private acute care general hospital located in the Lehigh Valley. Bair holds an MS in Healthcare Administration from St. Joseph's University and a BS in Biology/Respiratory Therapy from Millersville University. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

"We welcome Dan as Executive Director of Mercy Accountable Care, LLC. His energy, drive and collaborative approach will be assets as we work together with our participating physicians to achieve the Triple Aim of better care, better outcomes and reduced cost," said Gary D. Zimmer, MD, CEO of Mercy Health System's Clinically Integrated Network and President of Mercy Accountable Care, LLC.

About Mercy Accountable Care, LLC
Mercy Accountable Care, LLC, is a physician-led group of healthcare providers who come together voluntarily and are accountable for the quality, cost and overall care of the population of patients we serve. As a nonprofit affiliate of Mercy Health System – a part of Trinity Health, the members of Mercy Accountable Care, LLC, serve together to promote wellness and provide transformative, person-centered, safe, and high-quality healthcare at lower cost. For more information about Mercy Accountable Care, LLC, call 1.844.287.2517 or visit us at www.mercyhealth.org/ACO.

A diverse, integrated system providing comprehensive health care services, Mercy Health System comprises three acute care hospitals, a home healthcare organization, several wellness centers, physician practices, a federal PACE program, and is co-owner of a managed care plan, Gateway Health Plan. With 250 primary care and specialty physicians, Mercy Health System is a teaching community health system affiliated with Drexel University School of Medicine and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM). The largest Catholic healthcare system serving the Delaware Valley, Mercy Health System is part of Trinity Health, the second largest Catholic healthcare system in the United States. As a mission-driven regional health ministry, we will become the recognized leader in improving the health of our communities and each person we serve. We will be known as the most trusted partner for life.

Contact: Christy McCabe
cmccabe@mercyhealth.org
215.962.9893

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