Acadia Professional inks new partner

Acadia Professional, a medical professional liability firm based in Morristown, announced Tuesday it has appointed Brian S. Kern 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,” Scott Parker, founding partner, Acadia, said.

“Brian brings yet another element of innovation and creativity to our firm, particularly related to the financial risk associated with value-based care,” Henry Kane, partner, said.

Prior to Acadia, Kern founded Toro Risk Consulting Group. Before that, he was a founder and principal at Argent Professionals, which was acquired by Bollinger. He also currently serves in an advisory capacity at various health care companies.

“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,” Kern said.