Vibra Healthcare, a national specialty healthcare provider, plans to construct its first hospital in Florida — a freestanding specialty hospital in Palm Beach County.
Vibra has selected a site in Bethesda Health City, Boynton Beach, for the its $32 million capital investment to develop the new hospital. Vibra anticipates that the hospital will bring over 160 jobs to the area, about two-thirds being medical staff.
Vibra plans for the Palm Beach County location to house a combination of acute medical rehabilitation and long-term acute care hospital beds. The multispecialty hospital will treat individuals who suffer from a wide range of serious injuries, illnesses, and other debilitating medical conditions.
Vibra Healthcare, LLC is a post-acute care provider based in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania that developes, acquires, and operates freestanding specialty care hospitals, medical rehabilitation hospitals, and outpatient physical rehabilitation centers. Vibra’s specialty hospitals rehabilitate patients suffering from strokes, multiple traumas, major orthopedic, neurologic, cardiac, and respiratory conditions. Vibra and its affiliates currently employ over 10,000 employees and own, operate, and manage over 90 specialty hospitals, transitional care units/facilities, and hospital-based outpatient physical therapy locations in 19 states.
“We are eager to expand into Florida and look forward to the opportunity to serve the Palm Beach County medical community and their patients,” said Brad Hollinger, CEO of Vibra Healthcare. “This great community is fortunate to have many outstanding healthcare providers. Like them, we understand the importance of both patient experience and exceptional clinical outcomes. We are confident that Vibra will complement the area’s existing care options, serve as a reliable post-acute partner for local providers, and offer those in need of our services a high-quality choice for their care.”
“We’re pleased to welcome Vibra Healthcare to Boynton Beach, bringing 160 new jobs and a capital investment of $32 million to Palm Beach County,” said Kelly Smallridge, president and CEO of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County.