MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Select Medical Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Select MedicalHoldings Corporation (NYSE: SEM), today announced the opening of a new medical rehabilitation hospital in Beachwood, Ohio, as part of a joint venture with Cleveland Clinic.
The new 60-bed inpatient hospital,
"Together, with Cleveland Clinic, we are bringing world-class care to the greater Cleveland region in the area of medical rehabilitation," said David S. Chernow, president and CEO, Select Medical. "Our joint venture, anchored by a shared mission and commitment to deliver high quality care and clinical outcomes, continues to grow with the needs of the community it serves."
The new Beachwood location marks the second medical rehabilitation hospital to open under the joint venture. Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospital, Avon opened its doors in December 2015. In November, a third rehabilitation hospital will open in Bath, Ohio. The focus of the joint venture between the organizations is to enhance inpatient rehabilitation services in Northeast Ohio and improve access for patients with complex rehabilitation needs.
"The demand for rehabilitation is rising across Northeast Ohio and this beautiful new facility will allow patients to access state-of-the-art treatment," says Dr. Fredrick Frost, Chairman of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. "In the first two years, Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospital, Avon has consistently beat the national benchmarks for quality and outcomes. We are now thrilled to offer integrated rehabilitation care to Cleveland's east and southern regions, directed by Cleveland Clinic doctors."
Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospital, Beachwood is an acute inpatient rehabilitation facility. Its patients will have physician specialty care, including physicians trained in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Programming at the new hospital will take advantage of Select Medical's experience by partnering with its flagship hospital Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in New Jersey. For at least a decade, U.S.News & World Report has named Kessler among the top one percent of the nation's rehabilitation hospitals.
For more information about Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospital, Beachwood please 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 centers, and occupational health centers in the United States based on the number of facilities. As of June 30, 2017, Select Medical operated 102 long-term acute care hospitals and 21 acute medical rehabilitation hospitals in 28 states and 1,608 outpatient rehabilitation centers in 37 states and the District of Columbia. Select Medical's joint venture subsidiary Concentra operated 315 centers in 38 states. Concentra also provides contract services at employer worksites and Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinics. At June 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 Halle Bishop Weston, 216.445.8592, Bishoph@ccf.org
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