News release from Parkview Health Network and Vibra Hospital:
Parkview Hospital and Vibra Hospital partner on specialized patient care
Long term lease agreement with Vibra enhances care options at Parkview Hospital Randallia
(October 1, 2012) â€” Parkview Hospital and Vibra Hospital of Fort Wayne today announced the signing of a long term lease agreement for Vibra to move its Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH) to the Parkview Hospital Randallia campus.
Vibra Hospital is currently located at 2626 Fairfield Ave. with plans to immediately begin the necessary construction and renovation process prior to relocating its services to Parkview Hospital Randallia. The 24-bed Vibra LTACH will occupy approximately 17,200 square feet on the 2nd and 5th floors within Parkview Hospital Randallia. With completion of the construction and renovation an anticipated opening date is scheduled for December 2012.
Vibra Hospital provides a wide spectrum of highly specialized programs and services focused on improving the lives of patients who require extended complex acute medical care including comprehensive pulmonary care, ventilator management and weaning, advanced wound care and comprehensive coordinated care management for patients with medically complex conditions.
“Parkview Hospital Randallia is a vibrant facility that continues to add services,” said Dr. Greg Johnson, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Parkview Hospital. “This partnership with Vibra demonstrates our commitment to quality, service and meeting the needs of our community. The services provided by Vibra will be a tremendous benefit to patients in need of long term acute care.”
“We are looking forward to bringing long term acute care services to the Parkview Hospital Randallia campus and believe that together, this move will strengthen our combined plan to provide specialized LTACH services to patients with complex medical needs,” said Vibra Hospital of Fort Wayne CEO, John Pierson. “With the signing of this lease we begin the exciting process of moving to Parkview with the firm belief that the partnership and relocation will provide both Vibra Hospital and Parkview with the unique and timely opportunity to expand the availability of quality LTACH services to patients on a much broader scale.”
Parkview Hospital Randallia includes:
[li]150 beds, all with private rooms with inpatient acute care, post-acute care and rehabilitation services, including a skilled nursing facility[/li]
[li]A full-service, 24/7 emergency department[/li]
[li]Family Birthing Center[/li]
[li]Continuing Care Center[/li]
[li]Constant Care Center[/li]
[li]Select outpatient services[/li]
[li]Inpatient and outpatient imaging and lab services[/li]
About Vibra Hospital of Fort Wayne
Vibra Hospital of Fort Wayne is a Long Term Acute Care Hospital serving the Fort Wayne community and surrounding region. Vibra Hospital is owned and operated by Vibra Healthcare, LLC based in Mechanicsburg, PA. Vibra Healthcare owns and operates Long Term Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Medical Rehabilitation Hospitals and Outpatient Rehabilitation Centers in eleven states. Vibra Hospital enjoys a strong reputation of excellence for inpatient services. For additional information, please contact the Vibra Hospital of Fort Wayne at 260-399-2900 or visit our website at .