HealthSouth, BJC HealthCare to Construct 35-Bed Rehab Hospital

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., and ST. LOUIS, Mo. – HealthSouth Corporation and BJC HealthCare have filed a certificate of need with the State of Missouri to build a 35-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital on the third floor of BJC’s Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital located in St. Peters, Missouri.

Pending approval, the hospital will serve as a satellite location of The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis, an existing inpatient rehabilitation hospital jointly operated by BJC HealthCare and HealthSouth.

Pending approval of the CON, the construction is expected to take approximately nine months. The 39,000-square-foot unit, to be located on the hospital’s third floor, is expected to be operational in the summer of 2017.

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Posted July 12, 2016

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