Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute open for business

Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute
The Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute in Moline opened for business on Tuesday, Aug. 23. CREDIT DAVE THOMPSON

The Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute – a joint venture between UnityPoint Health-Trinity and Encompass Health – opened for business and patients on Tuesday, Aug. 23.

The $33 million, 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital is located at 653 52nd Ave., Moline. 

The hospital serves patients recovering from debilitating injuries and illnesses, including strokes and other neurological disorders, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations, and complex orthopedic conditions. In addition to 24-hour nursing care, Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute will offer physical, occupational and speech therapies to restore functional ability and quality of life. Care is provided by highly specialized nurses, therapists and physicians. 

The hospital features all private patient rooms, a large therapy gym with advanced rehabilitation technologies, an activities of daily living suite, and an on-site dialysis suite.

“We are excited to open this hospital in Moline as a joint venture between Encompass Health, a national leader in post-acute healthcare services, and UnityPoint Health, an industry leader in the Midwest,” said Tammy Pauwels, CEO of Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute, in a news release. “As the region’s only freestanding inpatient rehabilitation hospital, we will provide essential services to help patients regain function and independence as they recover from major injuries and illnesses.

The new hospital hosted a private ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 18. More than 100 community, business and medical leaders attended the event and toured the new facility.

The Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute is Encompass Health’s 152nd inpatient rehabilitation hospital, and its fourth location in Illinois.

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