Select Medical, Cleveland Clinic partnership to yield 3 rehabilitation hospitals

Joint venture has already seen the opening of their first rehab hospital in Avon and the third hospital is set to open in November.

Beth Jones Sanborn, Managing Editor

Credit: Cleveland ClinicCredit: Cleveland Clinic

Select Medical Corp. and the Cleveland Clinic opened the second of at least three new acute rehabilitation hospitals in Beachwood, Ohio Tuesday, Select Medical announced.

The new 60-bed inpatient hospital, to be known as Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospital, Beachwood, boasts private rooms and state-of-the-art rehabilitation equipment designed to treat patients who've suffered strokes, spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, amputation, neurological disorders and orthopedic conditions. Its patients will receive specialty care, including physicians trained in physical medicine and rehabilitation.

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The joint venture has already seen the opening of their first rehab hospital in Avon in 2015. A third rehabilitation hospital is set to open in Bath, Ohio in November.

"The demand for rehabilitation is rising across Northeast Ohio and this beautiful new facility will allow patients to access state-of-the-art treatment," said Chairman of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Fredrick Frost. "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."

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Select Medical operates specialty hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation centers, and occupational health centers in 46 states and the District of Columbia, including 102 long-term acute care hospitals, 21 acute medical rehabilitation hospitals in 28 states and 1,608 outpatient rehabilitation centers in 37 states and the District of Columbia. This includes their subsidiary Concentra, which operates 315 centers in 38 states.

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