RIC Named One of The Top 3 Specialty Hospitals by Chicago Magazine - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Published on December 20, 2012

RIC Named One of the Top 3 Specialty Hospitals by Chicago Magazine

CHICAGO – In the January 2013 edition of Chicago Magazine, RIC is featured as part of "Top Hospitals – The Absolute Best For What Ails You." From the magazine:

"For 22 years, RIC has retained its U.S. News ranking as the top rehab hospital in the country. It pioneered thought-controlled bionic devices and is a leader in brain and spinal cord treatment. Its AbilityLab™, which provides accelerated therapy treatments, debuted last January, and RIC plans to open a new hospital (at Erie Street and McClurg Court) in 2016."

The January 2013 edition of Chicago Magazine is on newsstands now. To view the online version, please visit:  http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/January-2013/Top-Hospitals-Chicago-and-Suburbs/

About the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) is the nation’s top-ranked provider of comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation care to patients from around the world. Ranked #1 by both U.S. News and World Report and the U.S. National Institutes of Health, RIC holds an unparalleled market distinction.

With a record eight multi-year, multi-million dollar federal research designations awarded and funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Education’s National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research in the areas of spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, neurological rehabilitation, outcomes research, bionic medicine/rehabilitation engineering research, and pediatric orthopedics, RIC operates the largest rehabilitation research enterprise in the world.

RIC also operates its 182-bed, flagship hospital in downtown Chicago, as well as a network of more than 40 sites of care distributed throughout the Midwest, through which it delivers inpatient, day rehabilitation, and outpatient services.

Founded in 1954, RIC has been designated the “#1 Rehabilitation Hospital in America” by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1991. RIC sets the standard of care in the post-acute market through its innovative applied research and discovery programs, particularly in the areas of neuroscience, bionic medicine, musculoskeletal medicine and technology transfer. For more information, go to www.ric.org.

Journalists contact: mediarelations@ric.org, 312-238-4571.

All others contact: webmaster@ric.org.