Frazier Rehab Institute partners with Saint Joseph London Rehab Services to provide better rehab care across state

6/20/2013

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London, Ky. (June 20, 2013) — Frazier Rehab Institute, part of KentuckyOne Health, is spreading its expertise into a new area in the state thanks to a new relationship with Saint Joseph London, also part of KentuckyOne Health.
 
This new relationship has numerous benefits to patients at Saint Joseph London. Frazier Rehab hosts a series of continuing education programs for therapists featuring sessions with nationally recognized experts in rehabilitation.  Saint Joseph London physical, occupational, and speech therapists have already begun participating in those programs and increasing their expertise.  These programs share the latest in treatment protocols and best practices that therapists can apply in their daily work with patients.
 
Frazier Rehab Institute has earned national recognition for its rehab programs, highly skilled therapists, state-of-the-art-facilities and innovative therapeutic techniques. Frazier Rehab also serves as the lead center in the country for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery Network for patients with spinal cord injury. Patients from throughout the United States and around the world have sought care at Frazier Rehab Institute. With both organizations part of KentuckyOne Health, this new relationship will help to bring the highest level of care to those in London and surrounding areas.
 
“The beauty of a state-wide health network is that it allows us to share our expertise and experience to patients in an environment that provides quality rehabilitation closer to home,” said Randy Napier, president of Frazier Rehab Institute. “This relationship gives Saint Joseph London access to more training opportunities and experts to help determine the best treatment for patients with problems or concerns that they may not encounter regularly. If the team there has questions or a challenge with a patient, they can call on experts at Frazier for their input.”
 
Frazier Rehab’s well-developed documentation systems have also been implemented at Saint Joseph London’s outpatient rehab services for improved tracking of patient care and outcomes. The relationship may also lead to an expansion of outpatient rehab services at Saint Joseph London in the near future.
 
As the largest health care provider in the commonwealth, KentuckyOne Health is committed to improving the health of both individuals and entire communities by providing top-notch quality care and prevention tools for residents across the state.
 
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health was formed when two major Kentucky health care organizations came together in early 2012. KentuckyOne Health combines the Jewish and Catholic heritages of the two former systems – Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System. In late 2012, the organization formed a partnership with the University of Louisville Hospital | James Graham Brown Cancer Center.  The nonprofit system is committed to improving the health of Kentuckians by integrating medical research, education, technology and health care services wherever patients receive care. KentuckyOne Health has more than 200 locations including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies, with nearly 15,000 employees across the state of Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is the largest health system in Kentucky.
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