Regency Hospital of Central Georgia, Georgia
Select Specialty Hospital-North Knoxville, Tennessee
We understand the feeling of helplessness that often occurs when loved ones cannot breathe on their own. In a typical year, we treat more than 11,000 ventilator-dependent patients, or one in
five such patients in the United States. Our ventilator teams consist of board-certified pulmonologists, pulmonary program managers, advanced practice nurses, respiratory therapists, nursing and rehabilitation professionals, pharmacists and nutritionists.
In 2011, 70 percent of patients who were unable to be weaned off of mechanical ventilation equipment in traditional hospitals were successfully weaned in our specialty hospitals.
Our expertise extends to patients who have the following:
Our pulmonary program is designed to: