Hospital to Home

Photo of a man who has a cane with a nurse

MUSC Health Rehabilitation Hospital in Charleston offers its comprehensive services to patients throughout Charleston and the surrounding communities. In partnership with Encompass Health, a national leader in integrated health care services, the 49-bed hospital strives to help its patients make functional gains after a life-changing illness or injury so they may resume living their lives … Read more

MUSC Health Rehabilitation Hospital: Accolades and Awards Roll In

Photo of the team at MUSC Encompass

Encompass Health recognized MUSC Health Rehabilitation Hospital as one of its top hospitals for 2022. The hospital, an Encompass Health affiliate, was presented with the President’s Circle Award in September. Proud, grateful and honored are the best adjectives to describe how the rehabilitation hospital’s chief executive officer, Rick Hundorfean, feels these days. “When I brought … Read more

When Care Is Most Critical

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Critical care is not something you look forward to, but, in Charleston County, it is always near if a life-threatening need comes your way. Vibra Hospital, located in the center of Mount Pleasant, cares for patients with complex medical issues requiring a longer stay in a hospital setting to recover. “Our patients have very complex … Read more

#CareLikeFamily at Trident Medical Center: It’s more than a hashtag

For Trident Medical Center intensive care unit nurse Stephanie Skal, RN, the hashtag #carelikefamily is personal. Last year, during the peak of COVID, she had emergency brain surgery and spent time recovering in the ICU – the department where she had helped countless other patients experiencing life-threatening and life-changing health events. “Although I was scared, … Read more

A Focus on Long-Term Care

A Focus on Long Term Care at Vibra Hospital Charleston

“Don’t be confused by the phrase ‘long-term.’ We are every bit as much a hospital as MUSC or Johns Hopkins,” advised Dan Dunmyer, CEO of Vibra Hospital of Charleston. “The difference is, we offer long-term acute care, where the average patient stay is 25 to 30 days.” The average stay in a short-term acute care […]