HAYS, KS – HaysMed, a leading healthcare provider in the region, celebrated a significant milestone on June 22 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to inaugurate its new inpatient rehabilitation unit. The unit, featuring eleven beds, officially opened its doors on July 1, providing rehabilitation services to patients in need. HaysMed has engaged Lifepoint Rehabilitation, a business unit of Lifepoint Health, to manage the operations of this vital unit.
Terry Siek, Chief Nursing Officer at HaysMed, emphasized the positive impact the new inpatient rehabilitation unit will have on patients’ lives: ” With the establishment of this dedicated unit, we are fulfilling a local need for inpatient rehabilitation services and ensuring that our patients can access the high-quality care they require in their own community. It brings us great satisfaction to provide these services as close to home as possible.”
The rehabilitation unit will cater to a diverse range of patients, including stroke survivors, individuals with spinal cord injuries, those with neurological conditions, patients recovering from cardiac events or heart surgeries, orthopedic patients, individuals with pulmonary conditions, amputees, individuals experiencing debility, functional decline, and other individuals with complex medical conditions.
Dr. Robert L. Rosin will serve as the Medical Director of the new inpatient rehabilitation unit. Dr. Rosin, with a medical degree from The University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City and residency experience at The University of Kansas Affiliated Hospital in Wichita, brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the team. Dr. Rosin will play a pivotal role in ensuring that patients receive comprehensive and compassionate care throughout their rehabilitation journey.
HaysMed remains steadfast in its dedication to providing exceptional care within the local community and continuously invests in programs and services that have a positive impact on patients’ lives. “At HaysMed, we are deeply committed to enhancing the well-being of our patients.” Said Eddie Herrman, President and CEO of HaysMed. “Through our ongoing efforts, we strive to offer tailored programs and services that meet their unique needs and empower them to live healthier, more fulfilling lives.”
The opening of the inpatient rehabilitation unit represents HaysMed’s commitment to meeting the evolving healthcare needs of the region and providing exceptional care to patients recovering from injury and surgery. HaysMed is excited to establish itself as a regional leader in rehabilitation services, empowering patients to thrive and recover closer to home.
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Hays Medical Center (HaysMed) is a private, not-for-profit, 200+ bed hospital providing the only tertiary level services in the region. The hospital is NIAHO-accredited by DNV Healthcare and ISO Certified. As the premier provider in western Kansas for specialized care, HaysMed offers a wide variety of specialty programs including cardiology, orthopedics, cancer, general, minimally invasive and robotic surgery, ENT, pulmonology, critical care and women’s services. HaysMed is a Level III Trauma Center, an accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, a Primary Stroke Center and a Certified Hip and Knee Replacement Center of Excellence by DNV GL Healthcare. In addition, HaysMed has earned advanced certification in Infection Prevention.
Other services include rehabilitation, hospice, neonatal, intensive care and diagnostic imaging, as well as a Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center and a Sleep and Neurodiagnostic Center. In 2022, HaysMed was named as one of the top 20 rural and community hospitals in the country by the National Rural Health Association. Learn more at haysmed.com.