National healthcare leader PAM Health recently announced plans to build a freestanding 42-bed physical medicine and rehabilitation hospital in Central Pennsylvania in Mechanicsburg. The new hospital will be the Enola-based company’s first inpatient rehabilitation hospital in the state.
“Central Pennsylvania is an ideal location for a PAM Health hospital,” says Anthony Misitano, Chairman, Founder, and CEO of PAM Health. “We look forward to adding a hospital where our employees and their families live and work so we can provide a high-quality inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation option for our friends and neighbors in the region.”
The new hospital will serve patients recovering from debilitating illnesses and injuries, including traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, strokes and other neurological disorders, amputations, and other orthopedic and post-surgical conditions. “Our location, situated directly between the area’s two newest hospitals, and in the heart of the growing healthcare center of the Capitol region, will enable us to work seamlessly with those hospitals in transitioning patients who need inpatient rehabilitation,” says Misitano. Construction of the hospital is expected to begin in early 2023, with opening slated for 2024.
Once completed, the Mechanicsburg and Central Pennsylvania hospital will be the fourth PAM Health hospital in Pennsylvania, in addition to three long-term acute care specialty hospitals in Wilkes-Barre, Pittsburgh, and Beaver areas.