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Published on April 10, 2014

Patrick R. Young Chosen as Executive Chairman of the Board of Noble Health Alliance

Noble Health Alliance today announced the appointment of Patrick R. Young as the company’s Executive Chairman of the Board. Noble Health Alliance was formed in 2013 by Abington Health, Aria Health, Crozer-Keystone Health System and Einstein Healthcare Network to improve the health of communities by building a clinically integrated network of high quality, highly efficient healthcare. Young most recently served as president of Aetna’s Pennsylvania, Delaware and West Virginia markets.

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“Noble Health Alliance is building a strong executive team,” said Laurence M. Merlis, president and CEO of Abington Health, and a member of the Alliance’s Board of Managers. “Patrick Young brings many years of experience in the insurance industry that will complement the operational and planning expertise of Lynda Mischel, our president and chief executive officer.”

Young began his career in health insurance with US Healthcare, and then with Aetna, rising through a series of increasingly responsible positions within the insurer’s Pennsylvania, Delaware and southern New Jersey markets. In 2006 he was named president for Pennsylvania-Delaware-West Virginia for Aetna. In this role, he had overall responsibility for sales, network contracting, product development and relationships with business leaders and elected officials.

“Noble Health Alliance represents a new way for healthcare providers to work with insurers on meeting the health needs of the communities we serve,” said Lynda J. Mischel, Noble’s president and chief executive officer. “The physicians and hospitals within the Alliance will benefit tremendously from Patrick’s depth of understanding of the industry and his experience with insurance and benefits administration.”

About Noble Health Alliance

Noble Health Alliance, composed of Abington Health, Aria Health, Crozer-Keystone Health System and Einstein Healthcare Network, is a platform for independent health systems to work together to improve the health of populations through a clinically integrated network involving highly coordinated and efficient care, while remaining attuned to the needs of their local communities. Formed in 2013 by four health systems in the Philadelphia area, the initiative includes 15 hospitals and more than 4,600 physicians and other providers.

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