Select Medical And SSM Health Open New Acute Rehabilitation Hospital In Lake Saint Louis

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Hospital News
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MECHANICSBURG, Pa. and ST. LOUIS, July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Select Medical Corporation,

a wholly-owned subsidiary of Select Medical Holdings Corporation (NYSE: SEM), in a joint venture partnership with SSM Health, today announced the opening of its newest rehabilitation hospital, SSM Health Rehabilitation Hospital – Lake
Saint Louis
, marking the first rehabilitation hospital with a brain injury unit in St. Charles County.  The hospital will also offer rehabilitation care for other acute medical conditions ranging from cancer to neurological disorders and amputations.

"We're pleased to offer expansive rehabilitation services to Lake Saint Louis and St. Charles County with our centrally located rehabilitation hospital that sits in the heart of the tri-county area of St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren counties," said Jeff Ruskan, Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital Division President. "We're equally excited to be bringing vital physical rehabilitation care to this community with SSM Health, a partner known for excellence in this field."

SSM Health Rehabilitation Hospital – Lake Saint Louis offers programs and services specially designed to help patients restore strength, mobility and independence as they heal and recover from stroke, brain or spinal cord injury, neurological disorders, amputation, orthopedic conditions, cancer and cardiac conditions. The new, 30-bed acute rehabilitation hospital features all private rooms and state-of-the-art equipment. The rehabilitation hospital is housed on the fifth floor of SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake Saint Louis.

The new hospital joins two other hospitals that are also part of the partnership, SSM Health Rehabilitation Hospital – Richmond Heights and SSM Health Rehabilitation Hospital – Bridgeton. In addition to the inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, the joint venture owns and operates physical therapy centers, day institutes and contract therapy services – all part of a continuum of care with programs specially designed for every step of the recovery journey.

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About SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake St. LouisSSM Health ( is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through one of the largest integrated delivery systems in the nation.  SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake St. Louis is a 199-bed hospital specializing in women's health and maternity services. The hospital is designated by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and a Level II Trauma Center. Becker's Hospital Review named SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake Saint Louis one of the 100 great community hospitals in 2015.  For more information, visit us at or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

About Select Medical Holdings CorporationSelect 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 March 31, 2017, Select Medical operated 102 long-term acute care hospitals and 20 acute medical rehabilitation hospitals in 27 states and 1,610 outpatient rehabilitation clinics in 37 states and the District of Columbia. Select Medical's joint venture subsidiary Concentra operated 308 centers in 38 states. Concentra also provides contract services at employer worksites and Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinics. At March 31, 2017, Select Medical had operations in 46 states and the District of Columbia. Information about Select Medical is available at

Media Contacts:Krista Merkel, Select Medical717-884-7299 or

Heather Allen, SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake Saint Louis636-625-5295 or

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