Will include 38 beds
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Dec. 19, 2016) — Kindred Healthcare, Inc. and Morristown, N.J-based Atlantic Health System today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to create a joint venture to construct and operate a 38-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in northern New Jersey.
The new facility, which is expected to open by the fourth quarter of 2018, will offer all private rooms, supporting both enhanced clinical efficiency and elevated patient experience with targeted clinical programs including neurological, spine, trauma and complex conditions.
“We are confident that our partnership with Atlantic Health System, New Jersey’s premier health system, will address the growing need for inpatient rehabilitation services in the New Jersey and New York area as we build and operate a new facility together,” said Jason Zachariah, President of Kindred Rehabilitation Services, a division of Kindred. “This quality-focused collaboration with a leading healthcare system will deliver the kind of excellent care that improves patients’ lives and enables our inpatient rehabilitation business to continuously outperform peers in key clinical measures.”