Newsweek Names Bellevue Hospital Among Nation’s Best Physical Rehab Centers – nychealthandhospitals.org

Newsweek Names NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue Among the Nation’s Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers

The hospital provides comprehensive medical rehabilitation services to persons who have acquired physical injury and/or cognitive challenges due to brain injury

New York, NY

NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue announced today that Newsweek magazine has named the hospital as one of America’s Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers for 2021, ranking it among the nation’s top inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) based on quality of care, quality of service, quality of follow-up care and accommodation and amenities.

The study includes facilities in the 25 states with the highest number of inpatient rehabilitation facilities according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The rankings feature the top 20 percent of facilities per state; that’s 230 centers nationwide.

“Caring is our passion,” said Dr. Shailaja Kalva, Chief of Rehabilitation Medicine. “We strive to make every patient as independent as possible. We are pleased to receive this award in recognition of our team’s skill, our hard work and the hard work of our patients.”

“We have highly skilled physicians and medical professionals accustomed to dealing with highly complex cases. Our hospital has a history of providing excellent care and rehabilitation for patients,” said William Hicks, CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue has a distinguished history in the field of rehabilitation medicine. In 1947, Dr. Howard Rusk, known as the ‘Father of Rehabilitation Medicine’, and Dr. Howard Deaver, a leading expert in physical therapy, established the first
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