ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis HealthCare today announced that three Genesis HealthCare locations in Albuquerque officially changed their names to better reflect the changes taking place within the Centers and Genesis.
The three Genesis locations with name changes include:
- St. John Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center changed to: Sandia Ridge Center
- St. Theresa Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center changed to:
Uptown Rehabilitation Center
- St. Catherine Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center changed to:
Bear Canyon Rehabilitation Center
Genesis HealthCare is one the nation's largest skilled nursing providers operating approximately 500 skilled nursing centers and senior living residences in 34 states. Genesis also offers a wide range of services from short-term rehabilitation to other specialty services including ventilator, dialysis and memory support services.
The three Albuquerque locations are undergoing $3 million in physical renovations and clinical investments. In addition to new interiors and leadership changes, Bear Canyon Rehabilitation Center received an expansion of private rooms in its Short Stay Transitional Care Unit and Sandia Ridge Center received a new Mental Health and Recovery Unit. An additional seven Genesis locations in the Albuquerque market are undergoing $4 million in improvements as well.
These name changes also come on the heels of Genesis's new brand roll out which is about a dedication to keeping patients vital and full of life as much as possible no matter what their clinical condition. The new look reflects a brand of Vitality and the new logo symbolizes a movement forward and upward for the better.
"We are dedicated to meeting the needs of our patients, families and community," states Dave Almquist, President of Operations for Genesis' West Division. "Patient outcomes, focused on vitality, is our number one priority and the changes we are making throughout New Mexico supports that mission."
Genesis recently announced that it has partnered with The University of New Mexico Health System to develop new clinical programs in Albuquerque and across the state aimed at enhancing patient care and making the transition from the hospital to a post-acute care facility more efficient. Patients can expect increased clinical coordination and physician oversight with an aim to further improve patient outcomes and prevent unnecessary re-hospitalizations.
Genesis is always available to answer questions or to provide personalized facility tours. Also, for convenience, Genesis accept referrals and admissions 24 Hours/Day – 7 Days/Week by calling 866-745-2273.
About Genesis HealthCare
Genesis HealthCare is one of the nation's largest skilled nursing care providers with approximately 500 skilled nursing centers and assisted living residences in 34 states nationwide. Genesis also supplies rehabilitation therapy to more than 1,700 healthcare providers in 45 states and the District of Columbia. Visit our website at www.genesishcc.com.
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