News at Our Hospital
Mark Dwyer has been named chief executive officer of The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis, which provides inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services through its hospitals in St. Louis and St. Peters.
Kate Engel, lead speech language pathologist at the Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis, joins others to discuss aphasia on KPLR’s Pulse of St. Louis. Aphasia, an impairment of language, is a common condition that stroke survivors face that can be helped with rehabilitation services.
The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis celebrates National Patient Safety Awareness Week March 12-18, 2017, to educate the community, patients and their families, clinicians and others on the importance of patient safety.
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has issued its first guidelines on adult stroke rehabilitation calling for intensive, multidisciplinary treatment.