LOUISVILLE, Ky. and FORT WORTH, Texas — Kindred Healthcare, LLC (“Kindred”) and Texas Health Resources today announced they have acquired Everest Rehabilitation Hospital of Keller. The hospital, now renamed Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Keller, will be operated through an existing joint venture between Kindred and Texas Health Resources.
Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Keller, which opened in December 2020, is a 36-bed rehabilitation hospital located in the northern suburbs of Fort Worth at 791 S. Main St., Keller, Texas.
Kindred and Texas Health Resources also operate Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Worth, which opened in April 2011. It is a 66-bed hospital located in the medical district of Fort Worth.
Both hospital locations provide services for patients recovering from strokes and other long-term illnesses or injuries and feature specialized clinical programs.
“We are pleased to expand our collaboration with Texas Health Resources to increase access to rehabilitation services in the surrounding Keller area along with the growing northern Tarrant and Denton Counties within the metroplex,” said Russ Bailey, President, Kindred Rehabilitation Services. “This hospital will be dedicated to passionately advocating for, and providing hope, healing and recovery to, patients in its care.”
“Texas Health is committed to improving the health and well-being of the people in the communities we serve, in ways that meet our patients’ needs and expectations,” said John Mitchell, Chief Business Development Officer for Texas Health. “Providing excellent rehabilitation services through these joint ventures helps people who have suffered devastating illness and injuries improve their quality of life and independence close to home.”
“Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals is honored to have been an instrumental part of developing and operating a rehabilitation hospital for North Texans for decades to come. We are so excited for Kindred’s and Texas Health Resources’ addition to their successful joint venture,” said Jay Quintana, CEO for Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals, LLC.
About Kindred Healthcare
Kindred Healthcare, LLC is the nation’s leading specialty hospital company delivering acute health services in its long-term acute care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, acute rehabilitation units, and behavioral health line of business, all specializing in treating the most medically complex patients. In the Tarrant County market, Kindred also operates three long-term acute care hospitals – Kindred Hospital Arlington, Kindred Hospital Fort Worth Southwest and Kindred Hospital Mansfield – and a behavioral health hospital – WellBridge Fort Worth. Based in Louisville, Kentucky, and ranked as one of Fortune magazine’s Most Admired Healthcare Companies for nine years, Kindred’s mission is to help our patients reach their highest potential for health and healing with intensive medical and rehabilitative care through a compassionate patient experience. For more information, go to www.kindredhealthcare.com. You can also follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is a faith-based, nonprofit health system that cares for more patients in North Texas than any other provider. With a service area that consists of 16 counties and more than 7 million people, the system is committed to providing quality, coordinated care through its Texas Health Physicians Group and 29 hospital locations under the banners of Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, Texas Health Harris Methodist and Texas Health Huguley. Texas Health access points and services, ranging from acute-care hospitals and trauma centers to outpatient facilities and home health and preventive services, provide the full continuum of care for all stages of life. The system has more than 4,100 licensed hospital beds, 6,400 physicians with active staff privileges and more than 26,000 employees. For more information about Texas Health, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit www.TexasHealth.org.