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Community Rehabilitation Hospital South unveiled in Greenwood

For release on July 12, 2018

Partnership between Community Health Network and Kindred Healthcare provides convenient, exceptional rehabilitative care to south, central residents

Indianapolis—Community Health Network today unveiled a 54,000 square foot, 44-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Greenwood.

Community Rehabilitation Hospital South is dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have experienced loss of function due to an injury or illness. It provides post-acute care with convenient access for patients with a broad range of diagnoses related to stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, neuromuscular diseases, orthopedic, amputations and related disorders.

“The goal of this partnership is to make our patient-focused, specialized rehabilitation services easier to access for patients in the south region,” said Jason Fahrlander, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Community Health Network. “The opening of Community Rehabilitation South will allow us to do just that.”

Maintained in partnership with Kindred Healthcare, a national leader in the development and operation of rehabilitation hospitals, the south facility, located at 607 Greenwood Springs Drive, features:

  • All private rooms
  • Large interdisciplinary gyms
  • Dialysis suite
  • Transitional living apartment to be used by patients to practice activities of daily living
  • Therapeutic courtyard with golf, basketball, and varied surfaces
  • Specialty programs dedicated to neuro, stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury and amputation

“Community has been a great partner and we are pleased that we can work with them to enhance our services,” said Jason Zachariah, President of Kindred Rehabilitation Services, a division of Kindred. “This quality-focused collaboration with a leading healthcare system in Indiana 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.”

This is the third joint venture partnership between Community and Kindred. The healthcare providers also jointly operate Community Rehabilitation Hospital North and Community Howard Specialty Hospital in Kokomo. The two announced plans for the new South facility in July 2017. The facility, formerly a long-term acute care hospital, was remodeled and unveiled with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday.

About Community Health Network
Headquartered in Indianapolis, Community Health Network has been deeply committed to the communities it serves since opening its first hospital in 1956. Now with more than 16,000 caregivers and 200 sites of care, Community Health Network puts patients first while offering a full continuum of healthcare services, world-class innovations and a new focus on population health management. Exceptional care, simply delivered, is what sets Community Health Network apart and what makes it a leading not-for-profit healthcare destination in central Indiana. For more information about Community Health Network, please visit eCommunity.com.

About Kindred Healthcare
Kindred Healthcare, LLC is a healthcare services company based in Louisville, Kentucky with annual revenues of approximately $3.4 billion (1). At March 31, 2018, Kindred through its subsidiaries had approximately 38,300 employees providing healthcare services in 1,831 locations in 45 states, including 75 long-term acute care hospitals, 19 inpatient rehabilitation hospitals (22 as of July 12, 2018), 13 sub-acute units, 98 inpatient rehabilitation units (hospital-based) and contract rehabilitation service businesses which served 1,626 non-affiliated sites of service. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine’s Most Admired Healthcare Companies for nine years, Kindred’s mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer and employee we serve. For more information, go to www.kindredhealthcare.com. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

1Revenues for the last twelve months ended March 31, 2018.

Kris Kirschner, Director Corporate Communications, Community Health Network
Kris Kirschner
Director, Corporate Communications