Sally Gammon's blog

Sally Gammon: Facing the Future

Sally GammonRecently, I announced my intention to retire as President & CEO of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network in July 2013. (Click here to read the press release).

Health-Care Reform and the Continuing Care Hospital Model

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to hand down its decision on the health-care form law in June. Whether the law remains intact or is repealed, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network is focused on providing high-quality post-acute care with the best possible patient outcomes.

SPRINT to Independence

 
We all know someone who has suffered a stroke, broken bone, joint replacement, spinal cord injury, multiple trauma or brain injury. Medically necessary inpatient rehabilitation probably was part of the recovery process after your relative, friend or neighbor was stabilized at an acute-care hospital.
 

eLEGS Another Example of the Raker Legacy of Innovation

elegs exoskeletonThe legacy of the Raker family, who founded Good Shepherd more than 100 years ago, is a legacy of innovation, and examples of this organization’s innovative spirit can be found throughout our storied history.

Why I Support the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley

I became president and CEO of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network in 1997. It was then that I met the beloved Rev. Dr. Conrad W. Raker, son of Good Shepherd’s founders and long-time administrator.

Customer Service Is King in Health Care

In health care, competition is clear. There are health-care providers – small and large – seemingly around every corner. That means that you have a choice. When you need post-acute care, you can choose Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network or you can choose one of our competitors.  Clearly, we want you to choose Good Shepherd. 

Good Shepherd Is Growing with the Right Partners

Recently, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network announced a contract to manage all medical rehabilitation services provided at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Read the press release here.

An Update on the State of Good Shepherd

Throughout the past year, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network has had many reasons to celebrate. The organization has continued to grow, now serving more people in more places than ever before. Including Good Shepherd Penn Partners, our joint venture with Penn Medicine in Philadelphia, Good Shepherd provides care to more than 56,000 individuals annually in more than 40 locations throughout eastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey.

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