Select Medical to Open Long-Term Acute Care Hospital at Missouri Baptist Medical Center
MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Aug. 15, 2017 : Select Medical Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Select Medical Holdings Corporation (NYSE: SEM), today announced that it will open a new long-term acute care (LTAC) hospital within Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri.The 38-bed facility, named Select Specialty Hospital - Town and Country will be located on the 5th floor of Missouri Baptist's Main Tower and is anticipated to begin taking patients in the first quarter of 2018.
"Select Specialty Hospital - Town and Country will serve the growing need of the region by providing patients with highly complex medical issues with best-of-class care and outcomes," said Brian Davis, president for the Select Medical LTAC Division. "We are honored to reside within Missouri Baptist Medical Center and look forward to serving the greater community of St. Louis."
"Through Select Medical's extensive expertise, patients will be provided with high level, long-term acute care as they continue their recovery," said John Antes, president, Missouri Baptist Medical Center. "It was equally important that we collaborate with an organization that shares MoBap's values of quality, compassion and respect. We have found these values in Select Medical's team and believe this new hospital will truly benefit the entire community."
Select Medical currently operates three LTAC hospitals in Missouri, and more than 100 nationwide.