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Spotlight
Tom Mullin Named an “Emerging Leader” by Modern Healthcare
Tom Mullin, executive vice president of Select Medical hospital operations, among Modern Healthcare’s 2021 class of “Top 25 Emerging Leaders.”
Hocoma Lokomat
Robotics Spotlight
Advanced Robotics to Aid in Patient Recovery
Select Medical rehabilitation hospitals utilizing technology-based therapy to help stroke, spinal cord and brain injury patients regain function and quality of life.
Photo of several people with shovels at the ceremonial groundbreaking of Rush University System for Health (RUSH).

Select Medical and Rush University System for Health (RUSH) ceremonially broke ground Tuesday, May 24, 2022 for the RUSH Specialty Hospital on Chicago’s West Side. The 100-bed combined critical illness recovery and inpatient rehabilitation hospital will open in 2024 on the Rush University Medical Center campus. Jointly operated by RUSH and Select Medical, it will have 44 critical illness recovery and 56 inpatient rehabilitation beds.

In 2020, Select Medical successfully assumed operations of 71 RUSH outpatient rehabilitation therapy centers. With the addition of RUSH Specialty Hospital, Chicagoland residents have access to a full acute-to post-acute continuum of care.

2022

  • 7/26/2022
    Select Medical today announced four of its inpatient rehabilitation hospitals have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as Best Hospitals for rehabilitation in the country.  The 2022-2023 rankings also mark the 30th consecutive year that Kessler Institute has been named to the prestigious list.
  • 6/23/2022
    Select Medical Corporation and Inova Health System today announced a joint venture to own and operate the first critical illness recovery hospital in Northern Virginia. The 32-bed specialty hospital will open in the first half of 2023 and be located within Inova Mount Vernon Hospital.
  • 6/13/2022
    Select Medical and ShorePoint Health Venice, a subsidiary of  Community Health Systems, today announced the formation of a joint venture partnership to operate a combined critical illness recovery (licensed as long-term care) and inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Venice, Florida.

2021

  • 12/22/2021
    Select Medical today announced a joint venture agreement with West Tennessee Healthcare to own and operate a 50-bed critical illness recovery hospital serving Madison and surrounding counties.
  • 12/20/2021
    The PPA Tour is excited to welcome Select Medical, the largest physical therapy provider in the country, to the growing ranks of companies supporting the sport of pickleball.
  • 10/20/2021
    Select Medical and Grandview Medical Center, a subsidiary of Community Health Systems, announced today that they are forming a joint venture partnership called Champion Sports Medicine Birmingham, LLC, which will provide outpatient rehabilitation services.
  • 10/6/2021
    Select Medical today announced that four of its inpatient rehabilitation hospitals have received national recognition for their work in addressing the complex medical needs of individuals with spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke and other injuries or illnesses requiring post-acute care.
  • 10/62021
    Select Medical today announced that 16 of its inpatient rehabilitation hospitals have been named to Newsweek’s 2021 list of “America’s Best Physical Rehab Centers.”
  • 7/8/2021
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Releases Study on Physical Health and Functional Status Among Patients Referred to Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinics After COVID-19 Diagnosis
  • 4/16/2021
    Select Medical Holdings Corporation Announces Appointment of Katherine Davisson to its Board of Directors
  • 6/21/2021
    Select Medical Announces Critical Illness Recovery Hospital Acquisitions and New Joint Venture Partnerships

2020

  • 10/22/2020
    Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospitals, a joint venture partnership between Select Medical and Cleveland Clinic, have been recognized as the Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers in Ohio by Newsweek Magazine.
  • 9/24/2020
    Select Medical and RUSH Enter Joint Venture to Operate Critical Illness Recovery Hospital, Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital and Outpatient Rehabilitation Centers in Illinois

2019

  • 10/7/2019

    Select Medical Launches ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation Program in Central Pennsylvania

  • 9/12/2019

    Healthcare Partners Bring Post-Acute Care Services to Lacombe

  • 7/31/2019

    Select Medical Holdings Corporation Announces Appointment of Daniel Thomas to the Board of Directors

  • 5/15/2019
    California Rehabilitation Institute Appoints Director of Rehabilitation Research
  • 5/9/2019
    Select Medical and Alternate Solutions Health Network Enter Into Joint Venture to Deliver Home Health and Hospice Care Across the U.S.
  • 5/1/2019
    New England Cancer Specialists to Bring ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation Program to Maine
  • 5/1/2019
    Select Medical and Norton Healthcare Sign Joint Venture Agreement To Integrate Outpatient Rehabilitative Services in Kentucky and Indiana
  • 4/23/2019
    Northwest Medical Specialties to Bring ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation Program to Washington
  • 4/15/2019
    Regency Hospital relocates to MUSC Health Florence Medical Center
  • 4/11/2019

    Select Medical and Dignity Health Celebrate Opening of New Rehabilitation Hospital To Serve Greater Las Vegas Area

2018

  • 12/6/2018
    Select Medical Bolsters Commitment To Patient Safety And Quality
  • 11/1/2018
    Select Medical Holdings Corporation Announces Appointment of Marilyn Tavenner to its Board of Directors
  • 10/17/2018
    Select Medical, UC San Diego Health and Vibra Healthcare Form Two Post-Acute Joint Ventures To Serve Southern California
  • 7/12/2018
    OhioHealth and Select Medical Expand Joint Venture to Operate Physical Therapy Centers in Central Ohio
  • 7/3/2018
    Baylor Scott & White Health and Select Medical Expand Joint Venture with Fourth Rehabilitation Hospital
  • 5/3/2018
    Baylor Scott & White Health and Select Medical Expand Joint Venture into the Austin Area
  • 3/15/2018
    Ochsner Health System Celebrates Opening of New West Campus Location
  • 2/1/2018
    Select Medical and Dignity Health Announce Completion of Transaction to Combine Concentra and U.S. HealthWorks
  • 1/23/2018
    Select Medical and University of Kentucky Celebrate First Graduates from Nursing Degree Scholarship Program
  • 1/9/2018
    Banner Health and Select Medical Enter Joint Venture to Operate Physical Therapy Centers and Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals in Arizona
  • 1/8/2018
    Select Medical Holdings Corporation Announces Business Outlook for 2018