President and CEO
Penn Medicine Princeton Health
Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center Foundation
Barry S. Rabner is President and CEO, Penn Medicine Princeton Health, and President, Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center Foundation, having served in these roles since 2002.
Mr. Rabner has contributed significantly to the growth of programs and services for one of the most comprehensive healthcare systems in the mid-Atlantic region. He played an integral role in the design and construction of the new Princeton Medical Center, which opened in May 2012, and the surrounding 171-acre campus. The campus includes the hospital, a medical office building and ambulatory surgery center, a skilled nursing and subacute care facility, a fitness and wellness center, and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s pediatric specialty care facility. Mr. Rabner has been instrumental to the growth of community wellness and fitness, as well as developing a partnership with Penn Medicine, one of the world’s leading academic medical centers.
He also worked closely with the Board of Trustees on a thorough, two-year process to evaluate partnership opportunities, initiating a competitive process of evaluating potential partners and possible structures. After conducting due diligence and negotiating definitive agreements, Mr. Rabner worked closely with state and federal authorities to approve the affiliation agreement, ultimately resulting in a partnership with the University of Pennsylvania Health System that went into effect in January 2018.
As a leading authority on the topic of evidence-based design in healthcare, Mr. Rabner regularly publishes and speaks internationally on healthcare planning, design, project management, and hospital operations. Under his leadership, Princeton Health International (PHI) was developed as a corporate entity of Princeton Health. PHI helps new and existing hospitals achieve their clinical and financial goals through facility design and transition support, operational performance improvement, and preparation for accreditation.
In 2018, Mr. Rabner joined Rider University’s Board of Trustees as a member of the Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management Committees. He has served as an adjunct instructor at Rider, teaching a special topics course in the health care management program.
Before joining Princeton Health, Mr. Rabner served as Acting President and CEO of Main Line Health, Inc. (MLH), a not-for-profit corporation in the Philadelphia area. Under his leadership, MLH 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 as President and CEO of Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital in Bryn Mawr, Pa, where he established the Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital Foundation, the hospital’s fundraising 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.
Mr. Rabner holds a master’s degree in public health administration from Rutgers University in Newark. 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. Md.
He and his wife, Amy, have two married children.