Higher Allen Township-based Choose Medical operates hospitals and clinics in 46 states and Washington D.C., and on Thursday, the corporate introduced that it’s opening a brand new facility near house.
Choose Medical stated it’ll accomplice with the College of Pittsburgh Medical Heart, to open a brand new freestanding inpatient rehabilitation hospital on UPMC’s West Shore Campus on Expertise Parkway in Hampden Township. The hospital will embrace 35 non-public rooms. The ability will embrace rehabilitation tools to deal with sufferers recovering from stroke, spinal cord injury, mind injury, amputation, neurological issues and orthopedic circumstances.
“We’ve seen an more and more excessive demand for inpatient rehabilitative care within the area, notably on the West Shore,” Tom Mullin, govt vp of hospital operations at Choose Medical, stated in a information launch. “We stay up for increasing our post-acute care companies with the brand new hospital to assist the wants of sufferers and their households in addition to our regional acute care companions to make sure the absolute best outcomes for these we serve.”
The corporate at present operates inpatient rehabilitation hospitals within the midstate by way of three way partnership partnerships – with UPMC on the Helen M. Simpson Rehabilitation Hospital at UPMC Neighborhood Osteopathic in Decrease Paxton Township, and with Penn State Health on the Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital in Derry Township.
Choose Medical plans to renovate an current constructing positioned on UPMC’s West Shore Campus. The brand new facility is anticipated to open subsequent 12 months.
As of June 30, Choose Medical operated 105 crucial sickness restoration hospitals in 28 states; 31 rehabilitation hospitals in 12 states; and 1,920 outpatient rehabilitation clinics in 38 states and the District of Columbia. Concentra, which is owned by Choose Medical operated 518 occupational well being facilities in 41 states.
The West Shore Hospital opened in 2014 and was expanded in 2020.