PLANO, Texas - ContinueCARE Hospital at Baptist Health Corbin, a Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH) located in Corbin, is proud to earn designation as a Respiratory Center of Excellence by the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ)--the first facility in the country to receive this specific CIHQ designation for respiratory therapy.
"We are proud that our commitment to quality patient care has led to excellence and fulfillment of the highest CIHQ standards," said Tommy Le, CEO, ContinueCARE Hospital at Baptist Health Corbin. Le's leadership extends statewide as a member of the Kentucky Hospital Association Board of Trustees and as chair of the association's Post-Acute Care Forum.
Le shared, "Our care teams live our values--RISE, Respect, Integrity, Stewardship and Excellence--which guide our daily care in helping to restore quality of life for our patients."
As an LTACH, ContinueCARE Hospital at Baptist Health Corbin serves the needs of patients with medically complex conditions, especially those suffering from multisystem complications and needing extended recovery.
ContinueCARE Hospital at Baptist Health Corbin opened in August 2004 as a 32-bed Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH) located on the lower level of host hospital Baptist Health Corbin.
The only LTACH in the area, the facility is in partnership with a 273-bed acute-care hospital yet maintains a small hospital atmosphere. Employees are a dedicated team who work together delivering the best possible care for patients. For more information, please visit https://continuecare.org/corbin.