$18M post-acute rehab hospital planned for Miamisburg

Post Acute Medical plans to build a 42-bed post-acute rehabilitation hospital on a nearly 5.2-acre property on the southeast corner of Alexandersville Road and Crosspointe Drive in Miamisburg.
Post Acute Medical plans to build a 42-bed post-acute rehabilitation hospital on a nearly 5.2-acre property on the southeast corner of Alexandersville Road and Crosspointe Drive in Miamisburg.

A Pennsylvania-based chain is planning to construct a 42-bed post-acute rehabilitation hospital in Miamisburg.

The 46,000-square-foot, $18 million Post Acute Medical facility is projected to start construction next March and be completed and opened in March 2022, if all goes according as planned, according to Anthony Lampasona, chief development officer for Catalyst Healthcare Real Estate.

Post Acute Medical plans to build the facility on a nearly 5.2-acre property on the southeast corner of Alexandersville Road and Crosspointe Drive. The rehab hospital will focus on increasing strength and endurance and improving quality of life for patients who no longer need full-fledged hospital care but are not ready to return to their homes following an injury, illness or surgical procedure.

That includes, but is not limited to, stroke, brain injury, neurological disease and deficits, amputations, pulmonary disease, orthopedic conditions, spinal cord injury and medically complex conditions.

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The new hospital also will have inpatient and outpatient services. The typical patient stay is between 10 and 14 days, and these types of uses usually seek to locate near larger hospitals, according to a memorandum included in the agenda packet provided to Miamisburg City Council.

Miamisburg City Council is slated tonight during its regularly scheduled meeting to hold a first reading for rezoning of the site, which is on the perimeter of Southpointe Business Park. The property is zoned for both research-office and light industrial use, but not hospital use. However, “such use follows the development pattern that has been observed around the Sycamore Campus of the Kettering Health Network,” according to the memo.

An example of that is the ongoing construction of the CareSpring facility across Ohio 725 from the hospital, the memo said.

Following tonight’s first reading, plans for the site will be referred to the Planning Commission for it to review and make its recommendation to city council within 60 days. City council is then required to hold a public hearing on the item before it votes on whether or not to rezone the property.

Headquartered near Harrisburg, Penn., the PAM chain provides post-acute health care services through more than 40 long-term acute care hospitals and medical rehabilitation hospitals, as well as 18 outpatient physical therapy locations in 12 states.

It already operates PAM Specialty Hospital of Dayton, which is part of Kettering Health Network’s Sycamore Medical Center campus in Miamisburg. A Kettering Health Network spokesman previously told this news outlet the network was not part of the project, which was announced in August as coming to the Dayton area, but did not specify a site at that time.

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