Main Line Health nurses receive 2024 Top Nurses recognition from Main Line Today

Main Line Health Nursing was strongly represented in Main Line Today’s annual list of Top Nurses, with the System having 139 staff members receive the recognition.

Main Line Today compiles the list of Excellence in Nursing honorees based on a vote by nurses in its coverage region to select practitioners they most trust in a variety of specialties. It was released in the magazine’s May edition.

The publication also recognized nurses honored as the top winners in their categories (service line, unit, department). The category honorees from Main Line Health include:

  • Behavioral Health/Psychiatric: Regina Reilly, Main Line Health
  • Burn Treatment/Wound Therapy: Kathy Boyle, Bryn Mawr Hospital
  • Cardiology: Jessica Burdsall, Main Line Health
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist: Lisa Deppen, Bryn Mawr Hospital
  • Critical Care/ICU: Gail Greco, Bryn Mawr Hospital
  • Emergency/Trauma: Tara Lathbury, Lankenau Medical Center
  • Hospice/Palliative Care: Bernadette Dugan, Riddle Hospital
  • Informatics: Amy Fairbanks, Paoli Hospital
  • Inpatient: Joyce Plank, Bryn Mawr Hospital
  • Medical/Surgical: Anna Garton, Riddle Hospital
  • Neonatal: Carol Hand, Main Line Health
  • Nurse Manager: Christina Myers, Riddle Hospital
  • PACU: Melanie McCusker, Bryn Mawr Hospital
  • Pediatrics: Meghan McCusker, Bryn Mawr Hospital
  • OBGYN: Nancy Shields, Bryn Mawr Hospital
  • Orthopaedics: Rosemarie Dooling, Bryn Mawr Hospital

“Nurses play a critical role in delivering safe, high-quality and equitable care to our patients and the communities we serve. It is a profound honor to see so many Main Line Health nurses recognized for their commitment to clinical excellence,” said Betty Craig, DNP, RN, FACHE, Senior Vice President and CNO for Main Line Health.

To view the full list of Main Line Health Top Nurses, please visit Main Line Today’s website.

About Main Line Health

Founded in 1985, Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving Philadelphia and its suburbs. Main Line Health's commitment — to deliver safe, high-quality, equitable and affordable care for treating and curing disease, playing an important role in prevention and disease management, as well as training physicians and other health care providers — reflects our intent to be the region's premier choice for clinical care, research, and education. A team of more than 13,000 employees and over 3,500 employed and independent physicians and advanced practice providers care for patients throughout Main Line Health.

At Main Line Health's core are four of the region's most respected acute care hospitals — Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital — as well as one of the nation's premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital.

Main Line Health also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which includes skilled home health care, hospice and home infusion services; Main Line Health Centers, primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, and other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton, King of Prussia and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare, one of the region's largest multispecialty physician networks.

Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care and service, including the prestigious American Hospital Association Quest for Quality Prize, highest tier ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for Overall Hospital Quality and systemwide recognition in the 2023-2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect, equity and inclusion, has proudly received awards in this area and has embraced the American Hospital Association's #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care. We are dedicated to advancing patient-centered care, education and research to help patients stay healthy and live their best lives.

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Phil Ellingsworth Jr.
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