Long-term acute care to open at Blodgett Hospital

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Select Medical Corporation and Spectrum Health plan to open a long-term acute care hospital within Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital in East Grand Rapids. The new, 36-bed LTACH will begin admitting new patients on August 1st, 2017.

Patients at the existing 17 bed LTACH at 750 Fuller Avenue will be transferred to the new Select Specialty Hospital - Spectrum Health within Blodgett Hospital. Future patients in the Spectrum Health acute care setting will no longer need to be transported elsewhere for a higher level of care, diagnostics or services.

The partnership will also increase intensive care unit bed availability at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital.

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