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Brian S. Kern, Esq. Joins Acadia Professional as Partner

MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Acadia Professional (Acadia) - one of the nation's leading medical professional liability firms serving the healthcare community, announced today the appointment of Brian S. Kern, Esq. as partner.

"Acadia is pleased to have Brian join the Acadia team.  His experience, track record and contribution to health care providers and our industry is highly regarded," noted Scott Parker, Acadia's Founding Partner.

"Brian brings yet another element of innovation and creativity to our firm, particularly related to the financial risk associated with value-based care," added Henry Kane, Acadia Partner.

Mr. Kern's experience in professional liability is wide-ranging. He has helped build risk purchasing groups and captives and overseen loss portfolio transfers. He has implemented various risk management programs focused on patient satisfaction scores and other government and risk-based metrics proven to decrease risk and increase reimbursement.

"I am excited to bring my experience to Acadia and its impressive client base.  Acadia has established an impeccable reputation for quality and strength, which will be increasingly important in this rapidly changing market," said Brian Kern.

Mr. Kern is a recognized thought-leader in healthcare risk and a sought-after national speaker on health law and risk issues. His writings have been featured in Medical Economics and other notable outlets including MedScape, where he serves on the editorial advisory board.

Prior to joining Acadia, Mr. Kern founded Toro Risk Consulting Group (Toro); a risk consulting firm specializing in various aspects of healthcare risk and value-based payment models such as bundled payments.  Prior to Toro, Mr. Kern was a founder and principal in Argent Professional, which was acquired by Bollinger.  He also serves as an advisor to various healthcare companies.  

Mr. Kern is a graduate of Seton Hall Law School and a member of the NJ Bar.  He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland.

About Acadia
Born from Healthcare and focused solely on the medical industry, Acadia's legacy spans over a quarter of a century.  Acadia Professional is a leader and one of the most respected independent medical malpractice insurance agencies in the US.  To learn more visit acadia.pro.

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