Pulmonary/ventilator liberation

Helping patients breathe independently

Our pulmonary teams treat more than 11,000 ventilator-dependent patients annually across Select Medical’s network of critical illness recovery hospitals.

Patient on a pulmonary ventilator being treated by a therapist

We make recovery possible

  • Regency Hospitals are nationwide leaders in ventilator liberation -- the process of discontinuing mechanical breathing support.  Our program is guided by board-certified pulmonologists, pulmonary program directors, respiratory therapists, nursing and rehabilitation professionals, pharmacists and nutritionists.

    • Mechanical ventilator dependence
    • Chronic lung diseases, (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, emphysema)
    • Neuromuscular disorders
    • Acute respiratory ailments
    • Pneumonia
    • Post-surgical complications
    • Spinal cord injury
    • Stroke
    • Brain injury
    • Metabolic encephalopathy
Veron sitting in a chair in his hospital room with IV equipment in the background.
Our patients say it best
Veron's story
Helping Veron home

Ventilator liberation is possible. Let us help.

If you or a loved one is experiencing respiratory failure or serious pulmonary disease, Regency Hospitals’ ventilator liberation and multidisciplinary treatment programs can help.