MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Select Medical Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Select Medical Holdings Corporation (NYSE: SEM), today announced that it will open a new long-term acute care (LTAC) hospital within Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The 38-bed facility, named Select Specialty Hospital – Town and Country will be located on the 5th floor of Missouri Baptist's Main Tower and is anticipated to begin taking patients in the first quarter of 2018.
"Select Specialty Hospital – Town and Country will serve the growing need of the region by providing patients with highly complex medical issues with best-of-class care and outcomes," said Brian Davis, president for the Select Medical LTAC Division. "We are honored to reside within Missouri Baptist Medical Center and look forward to serving the greater community of St. Louis."
"Through Select Medical's extensive expertise, patients will be provided with high level, long-term acute care as they continue their recovery," said John Antes, president, Missouri Baptist Medical Center. "It was equally important that we collaborate with an organization that shares MoBap's values of quality, compassion and respect. We have found these values in Select Medical's team and believe this new hospital will truly benefit the entire community."
Select Medical currently operates three LTAC hospitals in Missouri, and more than 100 nationwide.
About Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Missouri Baptist is a 489-bed acute-care hospital located in west St. Louis County and offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, specializing in heart, cancer, gastrointestinal, orthopedic, neurological/spine and women's health services. Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the largest nonprofit healthcare organizations in the United States and the largest employer in St. Louis. Based in St. Louis, BJC serves residents in Missouri and southern Illinois through its 15 hospitals and multiple health service organizations. Visit us at MissouriBaptist.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 clinics, 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 clinics 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.
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Michael Lourie, email@example.com or 314-799-8133
SOURCE Select Medical Corporation