New England Rehabilitation Hospital of Portland
New England Rehabilitation Hospital of Portland (NERHP), a joint venture of Maine Medical Center and HealthSouth, is the only free-standing acute rehabilitation hospital in Maine. Since 1986, we have been providing quality inpatient and outpatient physical rehabilitation services. Our results-oriented therapy programs help people improve their level of function and reclaim their role in the community, at home and at work.
NERHP provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient medical rehabilitation to patients with stroke, brain injury, cardiac, pulmonary, spinal cord injury, amputation, and other neuro-muscular impairments. Our primary function is to provide diagnostic and treatment services to people requiring physical rehabilitation in order to achieve their highest level of independence in the home and the community.
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To provide compassionate, comprehensive rehabilitation services and a regional resource for evidence based clinical practice, state of the art technology and education.
To become nationally recognized as a leader in the provision of comprehensive physical rehabilitative care and services.
- We provide quality care to all our patients in a caring, professional and ethical manner.
- We are committed to meeting the changing needs of our patients, families and the community for the benefit of all.
- We value our employees and volunteers as an integral part of our success, and build upon their strengths.
- We encourage participation from our patients, employees, volunteers and the community in the management process.
- We strive to be recognized as the community advocate for the disabled of Maine.
Because rehabilitation is NERHP’s sole focus, our expert staff dedicates all their skills and knowledge to a single goal — improving each patient's functional abilities through intensive, individualized therapeutic services. Helping patients to attain that goal is enhanced by our longstanding partnerships with all of Maine's major healthcare facilities. Through these partnerships, our hospital has an extensive staff of onsite physicians with unmatched expertise in their medical specialties.
NERHP itself is a partnership of two outstanding healthcare organizations — Maine Medical Center and HealthSouth, a leader in inpatient physical rehabilitation services. Through this unique collaboration, our patients and their families receive the expert rehabilitative care they need to resume productive, fulfilling lives.
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