Medically Complex

Medical management of multiple, chronic conditions

Medically complex patients require a unique level of care. Our physician-led interdisciplinary team includes specialists from across a variety of disciplines. Together, they assess each patient and develop a customized care plan to meet that individual’s medical needs.

A female nurse holds hands with a male patient while smiling at him laying in his hospital bed.

We make recovery possible

From nursing and respiratory care to nutritional support, medication management and rehabilitation therapy, the team has one goal — to get the patient well enough to be discharged.

  • Patients referred to our critical illness recovery hospital may have:

    • Infectious disease
    • Prolonged surgical recovery
    • Cardiovascular disease
    • Uncontrolled diabetes
    • Cancer
    • Renal failure
    • Sepsis
    • Obesity
    • Long-term IV medications
    • Malnutrition
  • Our services include:

    • Daily physician assessments
    • 24-hour nursing care with low patient-to-nurse ratios
    • Physical, occupational and speech therapies to promote independence
    • 24-hour respiratory therapy
    • Clinical dietary and nutritional counseling
    • Radiology and laboratory services
    • Clinical pharmacy
    • Individualized case management
    • Respiratory care, including ventilator weaning and tracheostomy care
    • Telemetry and other specialized monitoring
    • IV medications and critical drips
    • Dialysis
    • Chest tubes
    • Wound care
    • Prolonged IV antibiotics
    • Isolation
    • Post-operative care
    • Pain management
our patients say it best
Altagracia's story
“It is very easy to communicate with nurses and social workers, both day and night.”

How Can We Help?

We will work closely with you, your family, physician and/or the referring hospital to ensure a smooth transition to RUSH Specialty Hospital.