MECHANICSBURG, Pa. and BOISE, Idaho, Jan. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Vibra Healthcare, LLC ("Vibra") and Ernest Health ("Ernest") announced plans to consolidate their long-term acute care hospital (LTACH) operations in the Boise area. Vibra Hospital of Boise, currently located at 2131 South Bonito Way, Meridian, will be relocating to the space currently occupied by Southwest Idaho Advanced Care Hospital located at 6651 West Franklin Road, Boise. This relocation will also involve a re-sizing, with Vibra Hospital of Boise adjusting from a 60-bed hospital to 40 beds. The new Vibra Hospital location will continue to provide critical acute care services to patients requiring extended lengths of stay to recover from illness or injury.
"We are constantly evaluating our portfolio to look for ways to more efficiently provide services in our communities," said Sean McCarthy, Vibra's Divisional President. "This consolidation of services gives us the right number of beds to meet the needs of patients in the Treasure Valley and throughout the state of Idaho." Brad Hollinger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Vibra Healthcare added: "As the healthcare landscape continues to evolve, we strive to meet the unique needs of the markets we serve. We are pleased to serve the Boise market and to consolidate critical care services into one location, providing the community with the very best in medical technology and clinical expertise."
About Vibra Healthcare
Vibra Healthcare, LLC is a post-acute care 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 rehabilitating patients who suffer from strokes, multiple traumas, major orthopedic, neurologic, cardiac, and respiratory conditions. Vibra and its affiliates currently employ over 6,000 employees and own and operate 45 specialty hospitals, transitional care units/facilities, and hospital-based outpatient physical therapy locations in 14 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.
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