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.
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FCRA's June newsletter highlights the strong momentum Chaffee Crossing is experiencing in spite of current economic challenges, data from our 2019 Annual Report, and exciting stories about new developers, new projects, and community events. Summer 2020 is off to a bright start!
Arkansas College for Health Education (ACHE) will begin accepting applications for its school of physical therapy July 1. The three-year program will focus on hands-on, clinical experience with students graduating with a doctor of physical therapy (DPT) degree.
FCRA sadly acknowledges the passing of our former executive director, Ivy Owen, on Friday, June 5, 2020.