Lifepoint Rehabilitation recognizes more than 35 facilities and units awarded on Newsweek’s America’s Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers 2023

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. ~ This week, Lifepoint Rehabilitation, a business unit of Lifepoint Health, was recognized for its outstanding work in physical rehabilitation. Nineteen of its freestanding inpatient rehabilitation facilities and sixteen of its contracted acute rehabilitation units were awarded by Newsweek in this year's list of America's Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers.

The awards list was announced on August 23rd and can currently be viewed on Newsweek's website. The list highlights top physical rehabilitation centers from all US states and was determined based on a national online survey, quality score, and accreditation data. Thousands of medical experts (physicians, therapists, medical doctors, administration & staff working in physical rehabilitation facilities) were invited to an online peer-to-peer survey to rank the quality of care, quality of service, quality of follow-up care, and accommodations & amenities. Data published by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and data provided by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) were also taken into consideration.

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The nineteen freestanding inpatient rehabilitation facilities are joint venture partnerships with regional health systems across the country that are supported by Lifepoint Rehabilitation with day-to-day operations and delivery of rehabilitation care. The company also provides contract management support to over two hundred fifty acute rehabilitation units within hospitals and other therapy settings nationwide.

Russ Bailey, president of Lifepoint Rehabilitation expressed his pride at seeing so many facilities recognized on Newsweek's list: "This is a tremendous accomplishment that evidences the industry-leading work of our rehabilitation providers across the country...It is always our goal to help each patient recover as fully as possible so that they may return to their lives and families."

Lifepoint Rehabilitation highlighted several freestanding inpatient rehabilitation facilities for ranking first in their states including Baptist Memorial Rehabilitation Hospital in Tennessee, CHI Franciscan Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, Community Health Rehabilitation Hospital North in Indiana, Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital in Pennsylvania and Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital St. Louis in Missouri. Additionally several were ranked among the top fifteen nationally including Lancaster ranking seventh, Methodist ranking ninth and Community Health ranking twelfth.

These awards demonstrate Lifepoint Rehabilitations commitment to providing excellent patient care while advancing their mission to make communities healthier through patient centered care.
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