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​Caron Treatment Centers Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Caron Treatment Centers, a leading and nationally recognized not-for-profit provider of addiction and behavioral healthcare treatment, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Marsilio as its new Chief Operating Officer.

“I’m thrilled to have Lisa on board as a partner in the leadership at Caron,” said Doug Tieman, Caron’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “This is a new position that was specifically created to ensure the successful implementation of our strategic blueprint. Lisa’s vast knowledge of the healthcare system is critical as we focus on unparalleled innovation, leading medical and technological tools, proven patient outcomes and expansion in key regions. Addiction doesn’t exist in a vacuum – it’s part of a broader behavioral health crisis and must be treated in a comprehensive way for the best possible outcome.”

As Chief Operating Officer, Marsilio will focus on ensuring increased access to Caron’s high quality treatment throughout its extensive continuum of care. She will oversee all of Caron’s administrative, operational and regional recovery strategies. She will also spearhead the development, communication, and implementation of effective growth strategies in conjunction with a collaborative Executive Leadership Team.

“Many healthcare facilities concentrate on the numbers but at Caron, patients come first,” said Marsilio. “What attracted me to Caron was its long-standing leadership position in the industry, world-class clinical care, and unwavering passion and commitment to helping individuals and families find ‘Recovery for Life’. I am looking forward to working with the Executive Leadership Team to ensure that Caron is at its strongest, so that we can continue our not-for-profit mission of transforming as many lives as possible.

Prior to joining Caron, Marsilio spent more than three years as Executive Director for Good Shepherd Penn Partners, a joint venture with the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) and Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network. She led over 750 employees, two post-acute hospitals, 14 outpatient locations as well as all therapy operations for UPHS hospitals and skilled nursing facilities. Revenue grew year over year by double digits through same store business as well as new locations, mergers and acquisitions. During her tenure with the partnership, Marsilio sustained growth, increased operational margins and focused best practice standards and quality outcomes. Through a strong emphasis on innovation and strategic alignment, a robust referral stream was built. Marsilio also oversaw the development of a post-acute blueprint in collaboration with medical leadership across the health systems.

"I look forward to serving the needs of the community by building strategic alliances and partnerships with our regional health system,” said Marsilio.

Marsilio earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Muhlenberg College and holds a Masters in Business Administration from DeSales University. She served on the Advisory Board for The Wescoe School of Muhlenberg College as well as an adjunct faculty member teaching Healthcare Compliance and The Healthcare Delivery System. She was recently appointed to The American Hospital Association as a Healthcare Council member after serving a three-year term for the Division of Rehabilitation and Post-Acute Care Services. She was also recently appointed to the Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation.

Lisa Marsilio