Anderson Rehabilitation Institute Celebrates Opening


Kindred Healthcare, LLC (“Kindred”) and Anderson Healthcare today announced the opening of Anderson Rehabilitation Institute, located on Anderson Healthcare’s Goshen Campus in Edwardsville, Illinois. The institute is the first freestanding rehabilitation institute in the Central and Southern regions of Illinois.

            Anderson Rehabilitation Institute is a joint venture between Kindred and Anderson Healthcare and expects to admit its first patient this week. The facility will provide care to patients recovering from stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation, and other complex conditions. Staff will provide physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Other special services provided will include physiatry, internal medicine, medical/surgical consultations, rehabilitation nursing and nutritional services. The institute will have a dedicated pharmacy.

The 49,920-square-foot facility has 34 beds and features all private rooms; a secured acquired brain injury unit with private dining and therapy gym; large interdisciplinary gym for all therapy services; transitional living apartment designed to simulate a residential apartment, to prepare patients for their daily living tasks before they are discharged home; and a therapeutic courtyard with exterior amenities.

It also has specially designed rooms to treat dialysis patients; and specialty programs dedicated to neuro, stroke, brain injury, and amputation. For more information about Anderson Rehabilitation Institute, visit

Kindred manages the day-to-day operations of Anderson Rehabilitation Institute and Anderson Hospital provides any medical support services. The new institute replaces a 20-bed hospital-based acute rehabilitation unit at Anderson Hospital that Kindred has managed since 2004.

“We are pleased to open our doors to this state-of-the-art institute and expand our existing relationship with Anderson Healthcare as we address the growing need for inpatient rehabilitation services in the state,” said Russ Bailey, President, Kindred Rehabilitation. “We are excited to partner with Anderson Healthcare to offer the community increased access to quality care with a team of therapists, nurses and other healthcare professionals dedicated to providing high-quality inpatient rehabilitation services and passionate advocacy for patients.”

Anderson Rehabilitation Institute expects to serve more than 800 patients each year. The average length of stay for patients is approximately two weeks. The facility design has been implemented at several Kindred rehabilitation hospitals throughout the country with significant success in enhancing patient outcomes and improving their quality of life.

“Throughout its history, Anderson Healthcare has responded to the needs of Madison County and Southern Illinois residents. Each new service and every expansion has been in direct response to community needs,” said Keith A. Page, President and CEO of Anderson Healthcare. “Our quality services are evident not only by our accreditations, certifications and designations but by our continued growth. Together with Kindred, we are proud to offer this level of care to patients requiring high-level rehabilitation.”


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 Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.


Anderson Healthcare is a regional healthcare network in southwestern Illinois, composed of entities including Anderson Hospital, Community Hospital of Staunton, Anderson Mercy Cancer Care, Anderson Surgery Center, Maryville Imaging, and Anderson Medical Group. Anderson Healthcare’s Goshen Campus is the latest effort to bring exceptional healthcare services to the residents of southwestern Illinois.  Our quality services are evident by our accreditations, certifications and designations which endorse our expertise.  The mission of our 1400+ employees is to exceed expectations in providing personal, convenient, quality healthcare.

Auxiliary Presents Scholarships

Every year, the Anderson Hospital Auxiliary presents students pursuing various medical fields, scholarships for their medical education.  This year, the Auxiliary presented five $1,000 scholarships to the following recipients:

Kennison Adams, Edwardsville, pursuing studies at University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine with a career goal to be a Pediatric Hospitalist/Sports Medicine Physician.

Michaela Crabtree, Belleville, pursuing studies at Goldfarb School of Nursing with a career goal of BSN to eventual MSN.

Courtney Deiters, Breese, pursuing studies at St. Louis College of Pharmacy with a career goal of Pharmacist.

Sahra Donnelly, Collinsville, pursuing studies at Southern Illinois University School of Nursing with a career goal of DNP or Midwife.

Emily Duncan, Highland, Pursuing studies at St. Louis University School of Medicine with a career goal of Physician.

Eligible students must be enrolled in hospital-related healthcare fields.  Congratulations to our 2021 recipients and best wishes for continued success to the excellent candidates who submitted applications.

Funds raised by the Anderson Hospital Auxiliary support this scholarship program, shuttle and Chaplain services, along with special hospital projects.  Thank you to the community, hospital staff and auxiliary members who support our fund-raising efforts.

PICTURE:  Students were presented their awards in person during the July Auxiliary General Meeting.  Three awardees were able to attend the event including (L to R): Sahra Donnelly, Emily Duncan, Michaela Crabtree



Local EMS Offering Stop the Bleed Training

Knowing how to control bleeding from a serious injury is essential knowledge to keep you and those around you safe. This year, May 20 marks the fourth annual National STOP THE BLEED® Day, and the third annual National STOP THE BLEED® Month will be observed throughout the month of May. The Edwardsville, Glen Carbon and Maryville Fire Departments from Anderson Hospital Region IV EMS will be offering STOP THE BLEED CLASSES on May 20th. Don't miss out on this FREE opportunity.


The Edwardsville Fire Department  will be offering STOP THE BLEED CLASSES on May 20th. Class Schedules are as follows:

09:00 – 10:15
10:30 – 11:45
13:00 – 14:15
14:30 – 15:45
16:00 – 17:15
18:30 – 19:45
20:00 – 21:15
Prior registration is required to maintain social distancing. For questions about the STOP THE BLEED program or to register for a class at the Edwardsville Public Safety Building, call (618) 692-7540.
Collinsville Fire Department will provide Stop the Bleed classes for the public on May 20, 10:00 am and 11:30 am.Collinsville Fire Station #1130 South ClintonCollinsville, IL. 62234Sign up by calling 346-5022

Hamel EMS will host a Stop the Bleed Class for the public on May 20, 7 pm, at Hamel Fire Department.




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