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BLOG: LifeCare Spotlight: Pittsburgh

08/07/2019

LifeCare Health Partners has been an integral part of the Pittsburgh medical community for more than 20 years. 

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BLOG: LifeCare Spotlight: San Antonio

07/03/2019

Approaching 20 years of dedicated patient care, the Alamo City has been served by LifeCare Hospitals of San Antonio for long term acute care needs. The compassionate, award-winning staff at LifeCare Hospitals of San Antonio provides specialized long term healthcare services to patients who require that type of care.

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BLOG: Alzheimer's Awareness Month

06/13/2019

As we continue through Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Awareness Month, we want to talk about recognizing some of the early signs of Alzheimer’s. 

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BLOG: Stay Safe from the Summer Sizzle

06/03/2019

To borrow and tweak a popular phrase…”Summer is Coming!” This one is no “Game” to trifle with. 

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Two Dallas/Fort Worth-Area LifeCare Hospitals Earn Prestigious National Wound Care Certifications

05/30/2019

PLANO, TEXAS (May 28, 2019) ―  LifeCare Health Partners is pleased to announce two of its Dallas/Fort Worth-area hospitals have earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Wound Care Certification. 

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BLOG: Nurses Week & Hospital Week

05/10/2019

For two weeks in May, we celebrate a fortnight of appreciation in the healthcare industry.

First, Nurses Week is May 6th- 12th and is just the beginning of two weeks of recognition of heroes in healthcare. 

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Complex Care Hospital at Tenaya Earns Heart Failure Certification

05/03/2019

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – May 3, 2019. Complex Care Hospital at Tenaya announced today it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Certification for Heart Failure.

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BLOG: Award-Winning Care

04/25/2019

LifeCare Health Partners encompasses the LifeCare family of hospitals, as well as a spectrum of post-acute services including wound care, inpatient and outpatient behavioral health treatment and home-based care. 

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BLOG: Wound Care Spotlight

04/11/2019

LifeCare Health Partners wants to recognize the Wound Care program, and its value to our patients, as we approach warmer weather and the risk of various complex wounds rises. 

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BLOG: What’s Up Doc? – It’s Doctors’ Day

03/28/2019

LifeCare Health Partners wants to celebrate Doctors’ Day on March 30th by recognizing and thanking our physicians, and doctors across the country for all that they do.

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LifeCare Hospitals of Dayton Earns Respiratory Failure Certification

03/13/2019

DAYTON, Ohio March 13, 2019 ― LifeCare Hospitals of Dayton has earned The Joint Commission's Certificate of Distinction in the management of Respiratory Failure.

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BLOG: Brain Injury Awareness Month

03/12/2019

LifeCare Health Partners recognizes March as National Brain Injury Awareness Month – a time to observe the growing prevalence of traumatic brain injuries, and to help make lives better for individuals who have sustained this kind of trauma. 

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BLOG: Customer Service and the Care Continuum

02/26/2019

LifeCare Health Partners and its family of hospitals nationwide appreciates every patient that comes to us for their extended care needs.

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BLOG: Heart. Health. Happiness.

02/08/2019

February is American Heart Month, and maintaining good health is an important way to live longer and stronger, and happier. When the body is healthy, the mind will follow. 

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Colorado Acute Long Term Hospital Earns Wound Care Certification

02/07/2019

DENVER, Feb. 7, 2019 ―  Colorado Acute Long Term Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Wound Care Certification

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LifeCare Health Partners Announces New Name for Texas Home Care Agencies

01/30/2019

PLANO, TEXAS – Jan. 30, 2019 LifeCare Health Partners today announced 10 of its Texas-based home care providers will join under a new name: LifeCare Home Care, effective immediately.   

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BLOG: 7 Great Activities for Seniors to Enjoy

01/24/2019

Sometimes getting a little older isn’t always easy. You may move a little slower, your diet may be more restricted, and you may have more medication to take, but there are so many ways to keep yourself feeling young and lively here in the new year.

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BLOG: 2019 Re: Solutions

01/04/2019

Instead of making Resolutions, try creating Solutions for 2019. It’s a mindset and goal-oriented approach to making the most of your new year. It’s not as difficult as you think.

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BLOG: Holiday Happiness

12/24/2018

The holiday season marks the winding down of the year gone by, and we at LifeCare Health Partners want you to join us in celebrating this season by giving thanks for what is dearest to us. 

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BLOG: Respiratory Health

12/10/2018

With the holidays upon us and chilly weather popping up nationwide, let’s talk about some possible health issues that could affect those with different types of respiratory challenges. 

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BLOG: Home Healthcare

11/09/2018

After a stay at a hospital or long term care facility, a patient may need more treatment and they may not have the capability to get out to a hospital or clinic, due to many varying circumstances. That’s where Home Health Care comes in.

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BLOG: Healthful Hints - Cholesterol

09/20/2018

As World Heart Day approaches, we want to focus on cholesterol and its effects on your health. Cholesterol is one of those health concerns that we should all be aware of and make efforts to keep under control for quality health.

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BLOG: How to Choose an LTACH

08/30/2018

Sometimes in life, you must prepare for treatment that involves finding a Long Term Acute Care Hospital, or LTACH, to handle your healthcare needs. But do you know what you are looking for? 

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BLOG: Be a Flu Fighter

08/16/2018

As the season changes from summer to fall, preparations are made for big things ahead. No, not holiday tunes and yuletide decorations just yet. But it does mean that it’s time for Back to School with students starting classes, getting into new routines and reconnecting with friends again. 

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BLOG: Labor Day is Coming: Doctor Summer, At Your Service

08/01/2018

LifeCare Health Partners and its family of hospitals hope you have been enjoying a safe summer so far. Summer is a season of fun and sun mixed with vacations and frivolity. However, it doesn’t come without some “boo boos.

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New Leadership Team Appointed to LifeCare Hospitals of Pittsburgh

07/25/2018

Established local health care leaders to reinvigorate market and serve the Pittsburgh community with full long-term acute care, behavioral health and transitional care needs

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BLOG: Fighting Off the Summer Heat for Seniors

07/17/2018

Summer can pose many dangers for senior citizens, including heat stroke and other health issues. Now that many parts of the U.S. are sizzling in extreme summer heat, we need to safeguard our seniors to keep them safe.

 

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LifeCare Health Partners Launches Patient Referral App

07/10/2018

LifeCare Health Partners today announced the launch of its first patient referral mobile application, the LifeCare Health Partners Referral App. 

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LifeCare Acquires Care First Home Health Care and EverCare Health Services

06/05/2018

LifeCare is excited to announce the acquisition of Care First Home Health Care and EverCare Health Services, home health care agencies based in Las Vegas.

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LifeCare Completes Acquisition of Beyond Faith

09/06/2017

LifeCare Holdings LCC, which operates LifeCare Health Partners, a leading post-acute health care company, announced today the acquisition of Beyond Faith Homecare & Rehab LLC with multiple locations across Texas. 

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LifeCare Hospitals of Chester County Recognized for Excellence in Respiratory Care

09/01/2017

AARC Presents LifeCare Hospitals of Chester County with Apex Recognition Award

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LifeCare Health Partners Appoints New Chief Executive Officer, Promotes COO

03/14/2017

Healthcare veteran Jim Murray joins as CEO as Frank Battafarano takes on role of president

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LifeCare Health Partners Names Industry Veterans To Board

03/08/2017

Michael O’Boyle and Robert Fish bring extensive history of operational excellence and healthcare leadership

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LifeCare Health Partners Opens 49-Bed Freestanding Behavioral Health Hospital

01/17/2017

January 17, 2017 (Pittsburgh, PA) – LifeCare Health Partners today announced the opening of LifeCare Behavioral Health Hospital, a freestanding, adult inpatient behavioral health facility located at 225 Penn Ave. in the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh. 

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LifeCare Management Services Expands Post Acute Presence with Acquisition of Haven Home Health

03/01/2015

LifeCare Holdings LLC, which operates LifeCare Hospitals, a leading post acute healthcare company specializing in the treatment of chronically ill and medically complex patients, has announced plans to acquire Haven Home Health, LLC, a multilocation home healthcare provider in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex area. 

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LifeCare Hospitals Hires Frank Battafarano as COO

02/16/2015

LifeCare Holdings LLC, which operates LifeCare Hospitals, a leading long term acute care hospital (LTACH) and post acute care system specializing in the treatment and recovery of medically complex patients, has named Frank J. Battafarano as chief operating officer. Battafarano has served in the position on an interim basis since October 2014.

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LifeCare Hospitals of Chester County Receives Award from the Pennsylvania Department of Health

09/22/2014

LifeCare Hospitals of Chester County, a leading long term acute care hospital (LTACH) specializing in the treatment and recovery of medically complex patients, has been honored by the Pennsylvania Department of Health with an “Excellence in Health Care Compliance,” an award recognizing the efforts of delivering consistent quality care to the citizens of the commonwealth. 

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Tahoe Pacific Hospitals to Provide Services Within Northern Nevada Medical Center

06/17/2014

Tahoe Pacific Hospitals has entered into a lease agreement with Northern Nevada Medical Center (NNMC) and will relocate its Reno West facility to NNMC later this summer.  The 21-bed long term acute care hospital, currently located on the campus of St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, will move eight miles to NNMC’s Sparks campus at 2375 E. Prater Way in August.

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LifeCare Hospitals of Pittsburgh Expands Market Presence

05/29/2014

LifeCare Hospitals of Pittsburgh continues to expand its presence in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area with the proposed acquisition of Kindred Hospital Pittsburgh North Shore. Though Kindred plans to discontinue treating patients at the long term acute care hospital on Arch Street prior to completion of the transaction, LifeCare will welcome patients and consolidate operations at its four Pittsburgh-area facilities. The transaction is expected to be completed later this summer.

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