MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Select Medical Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SelectMedical Holdings Corporation (NYSE: SEM), today announced the opening of Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospital, Edwin Shaw in Bath Township, Ohio. It
Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospital, Edwin Shaw features 60 private rooms and state-of-the-art rehabilitation equipment to treat patients recovering from stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, amputation, neurological disorders and orthopedic conditions. The new hospital will begin admitting patients today.
"Three years ago, Select Medical and Cleveland Clinic struck a partnership to build something truly special in the post-acute care space," said David S. Chernow, president and CEO, Select Medical. "Today, we open the doors of our third inpatient rehabilitation hospital, bringing the region 180 beds across the system to treat patients with medical conditions such as stroke, spinal cord and brain injuries."
In addition to the new hospital in Bath, other locations include Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospital, Avon and Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospital, Beachwood which opened in December 2015 and October 2017, respectively.
"It's really exciting that Edwin Shaw's legacy of caring for patients in northeast Ohio will continue at this world-class facility in Bath," said Brian Harte, M.D., president of Cleveland Clinic Akron General. "Cleveland Clinic's partnership with Select Medical ensures that our patients will receive the highest quality care for their rehabilitation needs right here in our community."
Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospital, Edwin Shaw patients will be treated by physician-led teams including rehabilitation nurses and physical, occupational, and speech-language therapists among others. Programming at the new hospital will take advantage of Select Medical's experience by partnering with Select Medical's flagship hospital Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in New Jersey. U.S. News & World Report has named Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation among the nation's top rehabilitation hospitals for the past 25 consecutive years.
For more information about Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospital, Edwin Shaw visit clevelandclinicrehab.com.
About Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, it was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. Cleveland Clinic has pioneered many medical breakthroughs, including coronary artery bypass surgery and the first face transplant in the United States. U.S. News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation's best hospitals in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" survey. Among Cleveland Clinic's 51,000 employees are more than 3,500 full-time salaried physicians and researchers and 14,000 nurses, representing 140 medical specialties and subspecialties. Cleveland Clinic's health system includes a 165-acre main campus near downtown Cleveland, 10 regional hospitals, more than 150 northern Ohio outpatient locations -- including 18 full-service family health centers and three health and wellness centers -- and locations in Weston, Fla.; Las Vegas, Nev.; Toronto, Canada; Abu Dhabi, UAE; and London, England. In 2016, there were 7.1 million outpatient visits, 161,674 hospital admissions and 207,610 surgical cases throughout Cleveland Clinic's health system. Patients came for treatment from every state and 185 countries. Visit us at clevelandclinic.org. Follow us at twitter.com/ClevelandClinic. News and resources available at newsroom.clevelandclinic.org.
About Select Medical Holdings Corporation
Select Medical began operations in 1997 and has grown to be one of the largest operators of specialty hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and occupational health centers in the United States based on the number of facilities. As of September 30, 2017, Select Medical operated 101 long term acute care hospitals and 22 acute medical rehabilitation hospitals in 28 states and 1,604 outpatient rehabilitation clinics in 37 states and the District of Columbia. Select Medical's joint venture subsidiary Concentra operated 312 centers in 38 states. Concentra also provides contract services at employer worksites and Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinics. At September 30, 2017, Select Medical had operations in 46 states and the District of Columbia. Information about Select Medical is available at www.selectmedical.com.
Contacts: Krista Merkel, Select Medical, 717.884.7299, email@example.com Joe Milicia, Cleveland Clinic, 330.344.6083, firstname.lastname@example.org
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