Arkansas Colleges of Health Education in Fort Smith has signed an affiliation agreement with Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, intended to streamline the admission process for Ouachita’s highest academic performers.
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Dignitaries from Mercy, Kindred Healthcare and Arkansas Colleges of Health Education were on hand to raise shovels and ask for blessing of the new 40-bed hospital that is expected to cost about $21 million. Mercy Fort Smith is partnering with Louisville, Ky.-based Kindred Healthcare to build the rehabilitation hospital on land donated by ACHE. The facility will be next to the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine on the ACHE campus and serve as a teaching site for students in ACHE’s School of Occupational Therapy and School of Physical Therapy, press information provided by Mercy said.
VIDEO: Mercy Fort Smith/Kindred Rehabilitation Hospital blessing ceremony
VIDEO: Mercy Fort Smith/Kindred Rehabilitation Hospital groundbreaking ceremony