Louisville-based Kindred Healthcare Inc. has announced extensive development plans for healthcare facilities in several of its key markets in Texas, Florida, California, Ohio, Indiana and Washington. The projects include:
A new freestanding 72-bed hospital in Houston that will replace the existing Kindred Hospital Bay Area; the present facility will be converted to a subacute facility. The company is also developing a 28-bed co-located hospital-based subacute unit at Kindred Hospital Houston, which is located in the Houston Medical Center.
• A 32-bed co-located hospital-based subacute unit in its existing Kindred Hospital Dallas.
• A 60-bed freestanding hospital in Melbourne, Fla.
• A 38-bed hospital-based subacute unit within its Kindred Hospital Brea in southern California.
• An agreement to acquire 108 skilled nursing beds from a regional healthcare provider in Cleveland, Ohio
• A new 120-bed transitional care center in Westfield, Ind.
• The conversion of a previously closed nursing and rehabilitation center in downtown Seattle into a 50-bed long-term acute-care hospital that will be renamed Kindred Hospital Seattle at First Hill.
Kindred has annual revenues of more than $4 billion and provides healthcare services in 41 states with approximately 54,800 employees.