Rush University Medical Center seeks to add 84-bed specialty hospital

The new health center, which still requires regulative approval, is part of a joint endeavor with Mechanicsberg, Pa.-based Select Medical Corp

Chicago-based Rush University Medical Center prepares to build an 84-bed hospital for vital illness recovery and inpatient rehabilitation on its Near West Side Chicago school..

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” In a post-COVID-19 world, post-acute services will be even more crucial, and as a national standard-bearer of quality and safety, Rush was looking for a tactical partner that would complement the excellent care our patients and their households have actually come to expect,” stated Ranga Krishnan, MD, CEO of Rush..

The new healthcare facility, which still needs regulative approval, is part of a joint endeavor with Mechanicsberg, Pa.-based Select Medical Corp

. The new hospital will be called Rush Specialty Hospital and will have 30 beds devoted to vital illness recovery and 54 for inpatient rehab. © Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2020.

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Select Medical would be the majority owner and managing partner of the new healthcare facility and physical treatment centers, according to a news release.

Under the agreement, Select Medical would handle and rebrand 63 physical therapy centers throughout the higher Chicago and Northwest Indiana area. The physical treatment centers will be rebranded as Rush Physical Therapy.

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. The brand-new hospital will be called Rush Specialty Hospital and will have 30 beds committed to vital health problem healing and 54 for inpatient rehab. It is slated to open in 2022..