MECHANICSBURG, Pa. and HENDERSON, Nev., April 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Select Medical and Dignity Health announce the official opening of Dignity Health Rehabilitation Hospital, a joint venture partnership between the two health care providers. The 60-bed hospital is expected to begin admitting patients later this month.
In celebration of the opening, Dignity Health and Select Medical will host an invite-only ribbon cutting event today, April 11, at 4:30 p.m. at 2930 Siena Heights Drive in Henderson, Nevada.
Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican Hospital Vice President of Mission Integration Sister Phyllis Sikora will open the event with a blessing of the new hospital. Select Medical President and CEO David Chernow and Dignity Health Senior Vice President of Operations Nevada Eugene Bassett will also offer remarks, followed by tours of the new hospital. Media are welcome to attend.
Dignity Health Rehabilitation Hospital will serve the needs of patients in Henderson and the greater Las Vegas area requiring care resulting from stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, amputation and neurological disorders, among other conditions.
About Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican
As the community's only not-for-profit, faith-based health system, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican has been guided by the vision and core values of the Adrian Dominican Sisters since 1947. As the Henderson and Las Vegas communities grow, the St. Rose Dominican health system and its nearly 4,000 employees will continue the Sisters' mission of serving people in need. St. Rose Dominican is a member of the multi-state Dignity Health network of 10,000 physicians, more than 60,000 employees, 41 acute care hospitals and 400-plus care-centers including neighborhood hospitals, urgent care, surgery and imaging centers, home health, and primary care clinics. For more information, visit our website at www.strosehospitals.org.
About Select Medical
Select Medical is one of the largest operators of critical illness recovery hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and occupational health centers in the United States based on the number of facilities. As of December 31, 2018, Select Medical operated 96 critical illness recovery hospitals in 27 states, 26 rehabilitation hospitals in 11 states, and 1,662 outpatient rehabilitation clinics in 37 states and the District of Columbia. Select Medical's joint venture subsidiary Concentra operated 524 occupational health centers in 41 states. Concentra also provides contract services at employer worksites and Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinics. At December 31, 2018, Select Medical had operations in 47 states and the District of Columbia. Information about Select Medical is available at www.selectmedical.com.
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