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Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital Named Best Physical Rehabilitation Center in Pennsylvania by Newsweek Magazine

LANCASTER, Penn. (October 8, 2021) – Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital has been named the best physical rehabilitation center in Pennsylvania and was ranked 9th best in the country by Newsweek magazine in its annual rankings, produced in partnership with Statista Inc., the world-leading industry ranking provider.

The publication’s “America’s Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers 2021” listing of rehabilitation facilities, released August 25, is based on quality of care, quality of service, quality of follow-up care and accommodation and amenities relative to in state competition. Rankings use a rigorous methodology which includes data from a survey of thousands of medical experts along with quality measures from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

“We are honored to be recognized as the top inpatient rehabilitation facility in all of Pennsylvania and one of the best in the entire country,” said Amy Teal, CEO of Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital. “Our high ranking is a testament to our team of skilled and compassionate healthcare professionals and their commitment to delivering exceptional patient outcomes and experiences. Helping our patients achieve the recovery they sought is reward in itself, but it’s always fulfilling to see your team earn this level of recognition.”

“Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is proud to partner with Kindred Healthcare in delivering exceptional care to our patients and community at Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital,” said Michael R. Ripchinski MD, Chief Clinical Officer, LG Health. “This national recognition affirms our team’s dedication to providing safe, high-quality and compassionate physical rehabilitation services as part of our mission to advance the health and well-being of the communities we serve.”

Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital, a partnership between Kindred Healthcare and Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, is a freestanding rehabilitation hospital in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, that cares for adults recovering from conditions such as stroke, neurological disease, injury to the brain or spinal cord, and other long-term illnesses or injuries. The hospital features specialized clinical programs, an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals and state-of-the-art technologies to help those suffering from debilitating illnesses or injuries recover, regain strength and agility, and return home. For more information about Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital, visit

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About Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health

Lancaster General Health (LG Health), a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), is an 805-licensed bed not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital, Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital, and Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital. Membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community health-care system.


About Kindred Healthcare

Kindred Healthcare, LLC is the nation’s leading specialty hospital company delivering acute health services in its long-term acute care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, acute rehabilitation units, and behavioral health line of business, all specializing in treating the most medically complex patients. Based in Louisville, Kentucky, and ranked as one of Fortune magazine’s Most Admired Healthcare Companies for nine years, Kindred’s mission is to help our patients reach their highest potential for health and healing with intensive medical and rehabilitative care through a compassionate patient experience. For more information, go to You can also follow us on FacebookLinkedIn, and Twitter.