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    Nashville, Tenn.-based Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt received $200,000 to help create an inpatient pediatric rehabilitation unit.
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    Mechanicsburg, Pa.-based Vibra Healthcare and Rapid City, S.D.-based Monument Health opened a rehabilitation hospital that provides both inpatient medical rehabilitation and long-term acute care.
  • The top 5 nursing homes in 25 states

    Newsweek and Statista, a global data research firm, recently named the top nursing homes in 25 states.
  • CoxHealth partners on rehab hospital in Missouri

    Mechanicsburg, Pa.-based CoxHealth and Springfield, Mo.-based Select Medical Corp. are partnering to build an inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Missouri.
  • Labor Department investigates 25 nursing homes for withholding wages

    The Labor Department is investigating 25 Massachusetts skilled nursing facilities in 21 communities for allegedly withholding overtime wages from at least 624 employees and failing to maintain accurate employment records.
  • 23 patients evacuated from Pennsylvania hospital after utility issue

    Twenty-three patients at a critical illness recovery hospital in Erie, Pa., were transferred in the early morning hours of Jan. 10 after a utility-related issue, according to reports from local news outlets. 
  • Virginia rehab hospital names CEO

    Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Richmond (Va.) appointed Jim Miller as CEO.
  • Missing patient found following abrupt nursing home closure

    A former resident of Northview Village Nursing Home, the largest nursing home in St. Louis, has been located three weeks after the home closed abruptly, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Jan. 10. 
  • Rome Health nursing home names assistant administrator

    Rome (N.Y.) Health's nursing home named Daniel Kemp assistant administrator.
  • 7 nursing homes stats that are changing

    In an eight-year stretch, 645 nursing facilities in the U.S. closed, the number of nursing facility residents dropped 12% and the average number of hours residents received declined 9%, a KFF analysis found.
  • Minnesota Sanford Health rehabilitation unit to close; hearing planned

    The Minnesota Department of Health will hold a public hearing the evening of Jan. 17 regarding the planned closure of Sanford Bemidji (Minn.) Medical Center's inpatient rehabilitation unit.
  • Ascension to sell 250-bed nursing home

    Ascension Living, part of St. Louis-based Ascension, has entered an agreement to sell its 250-bed nursing home in Lewiston, N.Y., to a private group, The Buffalo News reported Jan.5.
  • Maine skilled nursing facility to close

    Ellsworth, Maine-based Seaport Village Healthcare, a skilled nursing, rehabilitation and assisted living facility, has submitted a closure plan for its skilled nursing facility to the state's Department of Health and Human Services, a spokesperson for the state DHHS confirmed with Becker's. 
  • California law puts new requirements on nursing home evictions

    A new California law is taking effect that requires nursing homes to offer residents copies of any information that explains why they are being evicted, calmatters.org reported Jan. 2.
  • Massachusetts rehab hospital proposes $6M expansion

    Ludlow-based Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Massachusetts filed a $6 million proposal with the state to expand its hospital, the Boston Business Journal reported Jan. 2.
  • Rhode Island rehab center gets reaccreditation

    Lifespan Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center at Newport (R.I.) Hospital was reaccredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International, Providence Business News reported Dec. 31. 
  • 1 patient missing after St. Louis nursing home's sudden closure

    One resident is still missing and looters have ransacked the building after the largest nursing home in St. Louis closed abruptly Dec. 15.
  • Tennessee nursing home closing; 79 layoffs announced

    Viviant Healthcare of Murfreesboro (Tenn.) is closing its doors for failing to meet Medicare and Medicaid health and safety requirements, according to a CMS notice of termination release Dec. 12. 
  • St. Louis officials to give $174,000 for aid after hectic nursing home closure

    Six days after the sudden closure of St. Louis-based Northview Village nursing home — forcing the transfer of 185 residents — officials with the St. Louis City Senior Fund announced they will allocate $174,000 in aid for the residents.

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