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Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Rehab Services Join Forces with Frazier Rehab Institute

Mt. Sterling, Ky. (October 29, 2015) — Physical, occupational and speech therapists at Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, part of KentuckyOne Health, recently merged services with Frazier Rehab Institute, also part of KentuckyOne Health. Patients receiving rehab services, whether inpatient or outpatient, will now benefit from the expertise of Frazier Rehab specialists.

Frazier Rehab Institute, a comprehensive rehabilitation system based in Louisville, Ky., has earned national recognition for its rehab programs, highly skilled therapists 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.

The new relationship with Frazier Rehab has numerous benefits to patients at Saint Joseph Mount Sterling. In addition, the therapists at Saint Joseph Mount Sterling now have greater access to industry experts, continuing education opportunities, resources, and state of the art evidence-based-practice information thanks to partnering with Frazier Rehab Institute.

Frazier Rehab hosts a series of continuing education programs for therapists featuring sessions with nationally recognized experts in rehabilitation. Saint Joseph Mount Sterling physical, occupational and speech therapists can take advantage of those programs and increase their expertise. The training opportunities mean additional specialized treatment programs may be offered in the future.

“The opportunity to learn from some of the best practitioners and researchers in our field will help us to offer more new and innovative treatments for our patients,” said Bridgette Blackburn, supervisor, rehab services, Saint Joseph Mount Sterling.  “Our relationship with Frazier also gives us access to more research and data to determine the best treatment for patients with problems or concerns that we may not encounter regularly. That expertise is a great asset.”

Frazier Rehab at Saint Joseph Mount Sterling provides both inpatient and outpatient services and employs full-time physical, occupational and speech therapists. For more information about rehab services at Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, call 859.497.5017.

About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health, the largest and most comprehensive health system in the Commonwealth, has more than 200 locations including, hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies in Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is dedicated to bringing wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved. The system is made up of the former Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System, along with the University of Louisville Hospital and James Graham Brown Cancer Center. KentuckyOne Health is proud of and strengthened by its Catholic, Jewish and academic heritages.

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Thursday, October 29, 2015