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Texas Rehabilitation Hospital Brings Inpatient Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Rehabilitation to Tarrant County
06/29/2011

FORT WORTH, Texas — Texas Rehabilitation Hospital (TRH), a 50-bed comprehensive, acute, inpatient rehabilitation hospital, now offers inpatient traumatic brain injury and spinal cord rehabilitation to Tarrant County residents. Prior to the opening of TRH, patients who had brain or spine injuries traveled to Dallas for care.

“This new hospital gives patients and their families advanced rehabilitation options close to home,” said Russell Bailey, chief executive officer of TRH. “Our hope is that this facility will offer patients who have suffered devastating illness or injury improved quality of life and independence.”

TRH is a joint venture between Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth and Centerre Healthcare Corporation. The facility is located near Texas Health Fort Worth and provides comprehensive inpatient treatment services for patients recovering from:

  • Strokes
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Complex orthopedic surgeries and injuries
  • Amputations
  • Hip fractures
  • Joint replacements
  • Other rehab appropriate conditions

“Texas Health Fort Worth is a Level II trauma and stroke center of excellence,” said Oscar L. Amparan, president of Texas Health Fort Worth. “The growing number of patients needing intense inpatient rehabilitation far exceeded the total capacity of the inpatient rehabilitation unit at the hospital. We are thrilled to partner with Centerre on a much needed resource for our community.”

The new facility was built on 3.4 acres of land owned by Texas Health Fort Worth. The 58,800 square-foot rehabilitation hospital provides a number of specialized services including nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology and other related services. TRH is also houses a therapeutic pool, a therapy gym with the latest equipment, a therapy courtyard and an “activities of daily living” training suite. Physical medicine, rehabilitation physicians and doctors with other medical specialties on the medical staff at Texas Health Fort Worth also work closely with this team.

About Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is 724-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County since 1930. The hospital’s services include cardiovascular services, high-risk and routine obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. Texas Health Fort Worth is also home to the 100-bed Texas Health Harris Methodist Heart Center. An affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians practicing on the medical staff. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org/FortWorth.

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States. The health system includes 24 acute care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with Texas Health Resources. It includes the Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial and Texas Health Harris Methodist hospitals, a large physician group, outpatient facilities, and home health, preventive and fitness services, and an organization for medical research and education.

For more information about Texas Health Resources, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org.

About Centerre Healthcare Corporation
Centerre Healthcare, headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., is a national provider of inpatient acute rehabilitation services, dedicated solely to partnering with medical centers to complement their healthcare continuum through joint development and operation of acute rehabilitation hospitals and units. Centerre currently operates four rehabilitation hospitals, two of which are being expanded.

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