Healthcare company Ascension St. John and Encompass Health have opened the Ascension St. John Rehabilitation Hospital in Owasso, Oklahoma, US.
This new hospital is a joint venture (JV) between Ascension St. John and Encompass Health.
Ascension St. John Rehabilitation Hospital, a 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation facility, will serve patients recovering from illnesses and injuries, such as strokes and other neurological disorders, spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, amputations, and complex orthopaedic issues.
Besides the 24-hour nursing care, the new facility provides physical, occupational and speech therapies to restore functional ability and patients’ quality of life.
Specialised nurses, therapists, and physicians offer care for the patients in the hospital. The hospital includes private patient rooms, a therapy gym featuring advanced rehabilitation technologies, a daily living suite, and an on-site dialysis suite.
Ascension St. John Rehabilitation Hospital CEO Harlo McCall said: “We are excited to open this new hospital in Owasso and honoured to serve even more patients in the greater Tulsa area through this joint venture between Encompass Health and Ascension St. John.
“Both Ascension St. John and Encompass Health have a proven track record of quality, patient and family satisfaction and are united in our mission to providing compassionate care. We will provide essential rehabilitation services to help patients regain function and independence as they recover from major injuries and illnesses, and we look forward to positively impacting the lives of many.”
The JV between Ascension St. John and Encompass Health also comprises St. John Rehabilitation Hospital in Broken Arrow, a 60-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that opened in 2016.
Encompass Health’s 156th inpatient rehabilitation hospital, Ascension St. John Rehabilitation Hospital, is the company’s second facility in Oklahoma.