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Dr. Scott Rifkin Wins 2016 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award for the Growth Category

BALTIMORE (June 15, 2016) – Mid-Atlantic Health Care today announced that Dr. Scott Rifkin, CEO, has won the 2016 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award in the Growth category. The awards program, which is celebrating its 30th year, recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Dr. Rifkin was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges, and was announced as a winner at the gala event on June 9, 2016.

Mid-Atlantic Health Care is a skilled nursing and rehabilitation provider with 21 care centers in Maryland and Pennsylvania. A leader in post-hospital care, Mid-Atlantic has developed partnerships with hospitals and skilled care providers to improve patient health outcomes and overall population health.

“The healthcare industry – especially in the post-acute setting – is rapidly changing, and at Mid-Atlantic Health Care, we’re excited to be ahead of the curve. We’re focusing on new care models and technology platforms that enable us to better coordinate care, streamline communication between providers, and ultimately keep our patients healthy,” Dr. Rifkin said.

Now in its 30th year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.

As a regional award winner, Dr. Rifkin is eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 19, 2016. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Sponsors

Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In Maryland, sponsors also include the Baltimore Business Journal, DLA Piper, PNC Bank, SmartCEO, Cushman & Wakefield, Kelly Benefit Strategies and Randstad.

About Mid-Atlantic Health Care, LLC

Mid-Atlantic Health Care was founded in 2003 by Dr. Scott Rifkin and Howard Friner. Since then, Mid-Atlantic Health Care has grown to be an innovator in post-hospital services throughout the region, operating 21 facilities in Maryland and Pennsylvania. At each care center, Mid-Atlantic Health Care aims to exceed expectations by providing enhanced, patient-centered care and by working to improve health outcomes through care coordination and navigation. To learn more, visit mahchealth.com.

About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

About EY’s Strategic Growth Markets practice

EY’s Strategic Growth Markets (SGM) practice guides leading high-growth companies. Our multidisciplinary teams of elite professionals provide perspective and advice to help our clients accelerate market leadership. SGM delivers assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services to thousands of companies spanning all industries. EY is the undisputed leader in taking companies public, advising key government agencies on the issues impacting high-growth companies and convening the experts who shape the business climate. For more information, please visit us at ey.com/us/strategicgrowthmarkets, or follow news on Twitter @EY_Growth.

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