HealthSouth And Chi St. Vincent Hot Springs Launch Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital Joint Venture In Hot Springs, Arkansas
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and HOT SPRINGS, Ark.
– HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS) and CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs, a Catholic Health Initiatives’ hospital, recently began operations of CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of HealthSouth. The 27-bed unit is currently operating on the campus of CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs at 300 Werner Street in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
The joint venture partners expect to relocate the inpatient rehabilitation unit to a newly renovated 40-bed hospital located at 1636 Higdon Ferry Road in Hot Springs, Arkansas, in the third quarter of 2016. The new state-of-the-art hospital will provide comprehensive, inpatient physical rehabilitation to patients who have experienced stroke, trauma, brain injury, complex orthopedic conditions as well as other major illnesses or injuries.
“This hospital provides residents of Hot Springs and the surrounding areas with continued access to high-quality physical rehabilitative care distinguished by intensive, individualized therapy and advanced technologies,” said Frank Brown, president of the southwest region for HealthSouth. “The dedication and tireless efforts of CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs, HealthSouth and our employees ensure a seamless transition for our patients with no interruptions to patient care.”
CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of HealthSouth will join HealthSouth’s network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and is the fifth hospital in Arkansas joining St. Vincent Rehabilitation Hospital in Sherwood; HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro, a joint venture with St. Bernards Healthcare; HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Fayetteville, a joint venture with Washington Regional; and HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Smith.
About CHI St. Vincent
CHI St. Vincent pledges to build upon the foundation laid by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Little Rock and the Sisters of Mercy in Hot Springs to go where health care is needed and establish a presence there. Today, CHI St. Vincent has four hospitals in Little Rock, Sherwood, Morrilton and Hot Springs, supported by a network of primary and specialty care clinics.
HealthSouth is one of the nation’s largest providers of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and home-based post-acute services in 34 states and Puerto Rico through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies, and hospice agencies. HealthSouth can be found on the web at www.healthsouth.com.
Source: HealthSouth Corporation