About Scott RifkinScott Rifkin
A recognized entrepreneur and innovator in healthcare, Scott Rifkin, MD, has more than 25 years of experience as a physician and healthcare executive. In addition to founding and serving as the Chairman of Provider Partners Health Care, he is the founder and managing partner of Mid-Atlantic Health Care (MAHC), a modern post-acute care company that owns and manages one of the largest nursing home chains in the region.
Scott Rifkin also founded Real Time Medical Systems, a cutting edge provider of medical data mining software, and Five Star Physicians, which provides high quality healthcare providers to skilled nursing facilities. Scott Rifkin is a graduate of the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and George Washington University School of Medicine.
Entrepreneur and physician Dr. Scott Rifkin, the co-founder and CEO of Mid-Atlantic Health Care LLC, has been named publisher of JMore, a magazine for the Jewish communities living in Baltimore and Howard counties. The magazine is a product of Maryland Jewish Media, a new multimedia company founded by Rifkin that offers the monthly magazine, a website (jmoreliving.com) and social media platforms that serves the Jewish community of the Baltimore metropolitan region. JMore is expected to have a full-time staff of nine as well as 20 freelance writers and reporters. Mid-Atlantic Health Care owns 21 skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities in Maryland and Pennsylvania.
A recognized entrepreneur and innovator in healthcare, Scott has more than 25 years of experience as a physician and healthcare executive. In addition to founding and serving as Executive Chairman of Real Time Medical Systems, Scott was founder and managing partner of Mid-Atlantic Health Care, LLC (MAHC) from 2003- 2017. MAHC owned and operated 21 skilled nursing centers (4000 beds) in Maryland and Pennsylvania. MAHC was a national leader in developing risk based care models. The company had revenues of approximately $400 million annually and was sold at 200% of acquisition cost in 2017.
Scott is also Founder and Chairman of the Board of Provider Partners Health Plan, Inc. (PPHP). PPHP creates and operates Advantage plans known as Institutional Special Needs Plans (ISNPs) in Maryland and PA; and Five Star Physician Services, LLC which provides high quality medical providers to post-acute and long-term care facilities.
Scott Rifkin was Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Mid-Atlantic Region) in 2017.
Scott is a graduate of the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and George Washington University School of Medicine.
As co-founder and CEO, Scott Rifkin oversees the operations of Mid-Atlantic Health Care’s 21 skilled nursing facilities. Under his leadership, Mid-Atlantic has developed partnerships with hospitals and skilled care providers to improve patient health outcomes and overall population health. This includes a focus on innovative strategies to reduce unnecessary re-hospitalizations and return patients to a home setting when possible.
Since founding Mid-Atlantic Health Care in 2003, Scott Rifkin has founded three novel startups with ties to Mid-Atlantic Health Care. National Post-Acute Healthcare manages bundled payment programs and is an approved convener of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (“CMMI”)’s Model 3 Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Program (‘BPCI”). The company also creates and manages post-acute SNF networks for hospital systems. Five Star Physician Services employs 50 providers who provide services to skilled nursing facilities. Lastly, Real Time Medical Systems (RTMS) creates predictive analysis and decision support tools that provide data-driven, analytical insights to clinical decision makers and care providers — ensuring care improvements and financial gain for skilled nursing facilities.
Scott Rifkin serves on the Board of the Baltimore Zoo, the Health Facilities Association of Maryland and the Pennsylvania Health Care Association.
Scott Rifkin has more than 30 years of experience in the practice of internal medicine and clinical healthcare management. He earned his medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine, is certified in Internal Medicine and practiced medicine in Maryland for 20 years. In addition, Scott Rifkin served as the emergency medical director to numerous SNFs looking for assistance in various quality of care issues, and founded AmericasDoctor.com, which was sold to Essential Group, Inc.