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Commonwealth Health’s Center for Advanced Rehabilitation Included on Newsweek’s List of America’s Best Physical Rehab Centers 2022

Commonwealth Health’s Center for Advanced Rehabilitation Included on Newsweek’s List of America’s Best Physical Rehab Centers 2022

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Wilkes-Barre (November, 2022) - Wilkes-Barre General Hospital continues to offer award-winning physical rehabilitation throughout the region. The Center for Advanced Rehabilitation has been recognized again on Newsweek’s America’s Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers 2022 list. Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry-ranking provider, present this prestigious award.

The America’s Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers 2022 list ranks the nation’s top inpatient rehabilitation facilities in 25 states with the most physical rehabilitation facilities according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Criteria for the award included quality of care, quality of service, quality of follow-up care and accommodations and amenities compared to other physical rehabilitation facilities in the state.

The Center for Advanced Rehabilitation at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital provides rehabilitation for patients across a wide variety of diagnoses, including:

Hip fractures

Stroke

Brain surgery

Neurological diseases (exacerbation of multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, etc.)

Spinal cord dysfunction

Complicated orthopedic conditions

Multiple traumas

Amputations

The center is also accredited by both the Commission for Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and the Joint Commission.

The majority of patients are referred from local hospitals. Most admissions are covered by Medicare and the center accepts private insurance such as Aetna, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield or GHP. For more information call, 570-552-4480.


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