Ruth Lefton Appointed Chief Operating Officer for Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia

Posted by Perspectives Blog Team on Jul 21, 2016 11:53:18 AM

Ruth Lefton has been appointed Chief Operating Officer for Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, home of the largest independent academic medical center in the Philadelphia region; Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park, a full-service medical and surgical specialty hospital; MossRehab, a world-renowned provider of inpatient and outpatient rehabilitative programs; and Willowcrest, a short-term subacute rehabilitation and nursing facility with a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.  

Lefton has been part of Einstein Healthcare Network for more than 20 years, having served as Chief Operating Officer for MossRehab, Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park, and Willowcrest for the past 14 years, and prior to that, she was Assistant Vice President for MossRehab.  

“Ruth is a tremendous asset to our organization, having guided MossRehab and other clinical services through substantial growth in recent years,” says Barry R. Freedman, President and Chief Executive Officer for Einstein Healthcare Network. “I am confident that Ruth’s strong leadership abilities and her deep commitment to our patients, employees and physicians will serve us well.”

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