AUSTIN, Texas – Bridgemoor Transitional Care in Webster recently added an advanced care pulmonary program to its list of patient services. In partnership with Respiratory Health Services, Bridgemoor is now able to provide around-the-clock, therapeutic treatment for non-COVID-19 patients with complex respiratory problems.
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AUSTIN, Texas – Bridgemoor Transitional Care has added an advanced care pulmonary program to its list of patient services at its Round Rock and San Antonio facilities, with plans to launch the program at its Fort Worth and Webster locations in early 2020. In partnership with Respiratory Health Services, Bridgemoor is now able to provide around-the-clock, therapeutic treatment for individuals with complex respiratory problems.
AUSTIN, Texas – Bridgemoor Transitional Care in Webster is the first skilled nursing facility in Webster to earn the Gold Seal of Approval® from the country’s largest health care accrediting organization. It’s the fourth of Bridgemoor’s skilled nursing facilities in Texas to earn this distinction.
A technological embrace of value-based care earned Bridgemoor Transitional Care, which provides short-term rehabilitation following a hospital stay, the Gold Award in the Transitions category in the 2019 McKnight’s Technology Awards competition.
Company operates half of facilities in Texas to earn Nursing Care Center Accreditation and Post-Acute Care Certification
AUSTIN, Texas – Bridgemoor Transitional Care is the only skilled nursing facility in Fort Worth to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Nursing Care Center Accreditation and Post-Acute Care Certification by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The health care provider operates three of the six skilled nursing facilities in Texas to earn this distinction. Bridgemoor’s Round Rock and San Antonio locations earned the Gold Seal of Approval—a symbol of safe and effective patient care—in 2018.
Bridgemoor Transitional Care provides fall-prevention measures for older adults during National Safety Month
AUSTIN, Texas—During the month of June, Bridgemoor Transitional Care joins the National Safety Council in celebrating National Safety Month to raise awareness of injuries from falls at home. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated three million older adults are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries each year.
Mark Fritz’s plans to provide complex or “heavy” transitional care for post-acute patients date back more than a decade, to when he founded Remington Medical Resorts in Texas. Now, after having helped out the struggling developer Mainstreet for a couple of years, his Bridgemoor Transitional Care — renamed from Rapid Recovery Centers — has emerged with a handful of year-old buildings and renewed vigor to provide higher-acuity care. It’s an approach that is expected to capitalize on changes that come October 1 with the Patient-Driven Payment Model. Fritz spoke with McKnight’s Editor James M. Berklan recently about forming, staffing and operating a medically transformative brand of care.
WEBSTER, Texas – Bridgemoor Transitional Care’s newly constructed, $20 million short-term rehabilitation center in Webster will open to the public on April 18, 2019. The facility will provide personalized, cost-effective transitional care following a hospital visit that enables patients to regain their highest level of independence as quickly as possible.