Barry S. Rabner
President and CEO
Princeton HealthCare System
President, Princeton HealthCare System Foundation
Mr. Rabner has more than 30 years of experience in hospital and healthcare administration. Before joining Princeton HealthCare System, he served as Acting President and Chief Executive Officer of Main Line Health, Inc. (MLH), a not-for-profit corporation comprising three acute care hospitals, an acute rehabilitation hospital, a long-term care facility, ambulatory care satellites and a research institute in the Philadelphia area. Under his leadership, Main Line Health achieved three-year accreditation from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. In addition, he developed the MLH system-wide Heart Failure and Transplant program’s business plan and directed its implementation.
Prior to that, Mr. Rabner was Senior Vice President of Main Line Health. In this capacity, he was responsible for the leadership of Lankenau Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Memorial Hospital, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital, the Wayne Nursing Center, Main Line Adult Day Care Centers, Main Line Clinical Laboratory and Pathology, Jefferson Home Care, Main Line Behavioral Health and Main Line Community Health. Mr. Rabner enhanced system-wide integration of clinical care, support services and clinical product lines.
Mr. Rabner also served as Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning for Jefferson Health System in Philadelphia and for the organization’s non-acute services division. He directed strategic and financial planning initiatives and the development of the system’s scenario-based strategic plan for its nine acute care hospitals, three rehab hospitals, three long-term care facilities, a psychiatric hospital and several ancillary corporations.
Previously, Mr. Rabner was President and Chief Executive officer of Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. He was responsible for the strategic management, financial performance and overall direction of a 143-bed rehabilitation hospital, sub-acute care service and ambulatory and community re-entry network. In addition, he established the Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital Foundation, the hospital’s fund-raising body.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Rabner served Moss Rehabilitation Hospital in Philadelphia in various positions of increasing responsibility, ultimately as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. There, he directed the clinical, support, marketing, education and human resources departments, as well as development and operations of the hospital’s for-profit and not-for-profit ambulatory programs and rehabilitation services contracts.
Mr. Rabner holds a master’s degree in public health administration from Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. He completed a graduate degree in French language and civilization at L’University de Paris du Sorbonne. He earned bachelor’s degrees in zoology and chemistry from the University of Maryland in College Park.
He and his wife, Amy, have two children. Dara is a teacher in Princeton, N.J., and Marc is completing his residency at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS) is a nonprofit organization that includes University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro, Princeton House Behavioral Health, Princeton Rehabilitation, Princeton HomeCare, University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro Surgical Center, and Princeton Medicine. PHCS is a joint venture partner in Princeton Endoscopy Center and Princeton Fitness & Wellness Center locations in Princeton and Plainsboro. University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro is an acute care, teaching community hospital and a university hospital affiliate of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. It is an affiliate of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the only facility in the state designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute. PHCS also operates several additional affiliates including Princeton HealthCare System Occupational Medicine Services, Princeton HealthCare Management Services, and Princeton Medical Properties. The system has more than 3,000 employees, approximately 45 residents and fellows from the Robert Wood Johnson Residency Training Programs, and an active medical staff of 1,000 physicians and dentists.