MECHANICSBURG, Pa. and DETROIT, June 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vibra Healthcare, LLC ("Vibra") and Detroit Medical Center ("DMC") Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan announced today the opening of a new Vibra long term acute care hospital (LTACH) that will occupy 28 beds and 16,000 square feet on the 2nd and 7th floors of Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan at 261 Mack Avenue, Detroit, MI.
The new LTACH is named Vibra Hospital of Southeastern Michigan – DMC Campus and will share clinical programs, services, and administration with Vibra Hospital of Southeastern Michigan, located on West Outer Drive in Lincoln Park, MI. The DMC Campus will host an open house on June 30th and plans to begin admitting patients on July 1st.
When fully occupied, Vibra Hospital of Southeastern Michigan – DMC Campus will have approximately 60 employees, with all Registered Nurses and Respiratory Therapists on staff being ACLS certified. Features of the new hospital will include: 8 private patient rooms, 10 semi-private rooms, and a rehabilitation therapy gym located on the 2nd floor.
"We are delighted to be part of such a prestigious healthcare system. Detroit Medical Center Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan has an exceptional reputation and our goal is to deliver the same level of service excellence while furthering a patient's journey back to a healthy and productive life," said Brad Hollinger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Vibra Healthcare. "This state of the art hospital will meet the unmet post acute needs of the greater Southeastern region."
"We are excited to welcome Vibra to DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan. This partnership allows us to expand our footprint as a leader in the post acute continuum through added rehabilitative services that address the unique needs of those who require long term acute care," said William H. Restum, PhD, CEO, DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan. "This coordination of care will allow us to continue to deliver superior clinical outcomes and reach our goal of transitioning patients home with a full and efficient recovery."
The new Vibra Hospital of Southeastern Michigan – DMC Campus will specialize in the treatment of patients with a variety of complex medical needs, including those who are recovering from illnesses such as strokes, cardiac and respiratory diseases, neurological and spinal cord injuries, multiple traumas, and wounds.
About Vibra Healthcare
Vibra Healthcare, LLC is a hospital provider based in Mechanicsburg, PA that is focused on the development, acquisition, and operation of freestanding specialty acute care hospitals, medical rehabilitation hospitals, and outpatient physical rehabilitation centers. Teams of highly trained specialists lead clinical programs at Vibra's specialty hospitals for treating medically complex patients who suffer from strokes, multiple traumas, major orthopedic, neurologic, cardiac, and respiratory conditions. Vibra and its affiliates currently employ over 10,000 employees and own and operate 92 specialty hospitals, transitional care units/facilities, and hospital-based outpatient physical therapy locations in 20 states. For additional information about Vibra Healthcare's network of specialty hospitals and post-acute care continuum, please visit our website at www.vibrahealthcare.com.
About DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan is one of the nation's largest hospitals specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation. The Institute is home to many innovative programs, including the Southeastern Michigan Traumatic Brain Injury System (SEMTBIS), and the Center for Spinal Cord Injury Recovery, a world-class facility designed to implement and study innovative treatments in spinal cord injury recovery. RIM is one of eight hospitals operated by the Detroit Medical Center (DMC).
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