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Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Named Among America’s “Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers 2020”

ALLENTOWN, PA — Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital has been named among the nation’s “Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers 2020” by Newsweek magazine.

Good Shepherd ranks fifth overall in Pennsylvania, and is the top rehabilitation provider in the Lehigh Valley, according to Newsweek’s rankings.

“We are exceptionally honored to be recognized as a top-five rehabilitation hospital in all of Pennsylvania, and as the top provider in the Lehigh Valley,” said Frank Hyland, MSPT, executive director of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network. “Rehabilitation is at Good Shepherd’s core and has been since our founding in 1908. Whether patients are recovering from stroke, spinal cord injury, amputation or brain injury, our clinical teams’ focus on providing expert rehabilitation through compassionate care and leading-edge technology allows us to deliver positive outcomes for our patients and their loved ones.”

Newsweek utilizes third-party research and analysis to rank providers using two data sources: a peer-to-peer reputation survey and key performance data from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS).

Reputation survey data is based upon responses from thousands of medical professionals, including therapists, physicians and administrators who work in physical rehabilitation facilities. Those medical professionals are asked to rank their peers according to quality of care, service, follow-up care, and accommodations and amenities. The full Pennsylvania rankings are available on Newsweek’s website.

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital is located at 850 S. 5th Street in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Earlier this summer, Good Shepherd announced plans to build a state-of-the-art, 75-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Center Valley, Pennsylvania. The new hospital is slated to open in 2023.

About Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network

Founded in 1908 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network is a nationally recognized physical rehabilitation provider that offers an innovative continuum of care for adults and children with often complex physical and cognitive needs.

Good Shepherd’s 2,100 Associates treat patients at more than 70 locations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Good Shepherd cares for adults and children with catastrophic injuries and conditions, such as spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, amputation and major multiple traumas and provides outpatient musculoskeletal and orthopedic rehabilitation services, home health, long-term acute care and long-term care.

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital is among the nation’s “Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers 2020,” according to Newsweek magazine, ranking fifth overall in Pennsylvania and tops in the Lehigh Valley.

The Good Shepherd Physician Group is highly regarded for clinical excellence and its commitment to maximizing patients’ functional outcomes, delivering compassionate care and being a national leader in the use of innovative rehabilitation technologies. Good Shepherd physicians are experts who specialize in various aspects of rehabilitation care.

Good Shepherd is the world’s leading clinical user of the Ekso Bionics® exoskeleton to treat patients with spinal cord injuries and was one of four facilities internationally designated by Ekso as a “Center for Robotic Excellence.” Good Shepherd’s long-term care facilities have consistently received 5-star ratings from US News and World Report.

Good Shepherd is a not-for-profit health-care network with a strong commitment to building better communities through partnerships with organizations whose vision and values reflect its own. Good Shepherd partners with the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) to provide comprehensive rehabilitation and specialty services in the Greater Philadelphia area through Good Shepherd Penn Partners, a joint venture.