Mentis Neuro Health News
A Leading Texas Brain Injury Rehabilitation Company Advances Healthcare in the Cleveland area
Experts in Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke Rehabilitation Enter Cleveland Market
Houston, TX. and Cleveland, OH (September 20, 2017) — Mentis Neuro Health, industry experts in post-acute rehabilitation for people with acquired brain injuries (ABI), announced today that it is launching its second free-standing outpatient treatment facility in the state of Ohio. The new facility will be located at 6111 Oak Tree Boulevard, Suite 110, in Independence. The facility officially opens its doors on Tuesday, October 2, 2017.
“My home state of Ohio welcomed Mentis several years ago when we opened our inpatient rehabilitation facility in Stow,” Mentis Chief Executive Officer Jerome Mee said. “We just had the successful launch in Cincinnati of our new day program for patients affected by brain injury and I’m proud to further our mission of providing excellence in individualized care to patients in the Cleveland area.”
Mentis is the largest provider of post-acute, brain injury rehabilitation in Texas. The launch of both day programs in Cleveland and Cincinnati allows Mentis to treat over 100 new patients in the next 12 months in those two areas specifically.
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Patients Help with Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts
Late August – early September 2017 marked the arrival of Hurricane Harvey on the south Texas coast. The city of Houston and many of our Mentis family members were severely impacted by this storm. People and organizations from across the country came to the aid of Texas. In fact, the patients of the Mentis Austin Day Program expressed the desire to help the people of Houston. Our therapists had also been voicing their desire to help, so they worked with our patients on this project without losing sight of why our patients are at the Austin Day Program. Some patients went shopping for items, allowing them to work on such skills as money management, scanning and memory. Other patients focused on fine motor group work and assembled care packages. Our patients then ventured out on a Community Outing with the therapists and delivered the packages to Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN).
This recent event is a good reminder that Mentis wants the best for our patients. When we work together as a team, we can achieve greatness even in difficult times and uncertainty.
Best wishes for our Mentis Houston family during this difficult time.
A Leading Texas Rehabilitation Company Advances Healthcare in Cincinnati
Mentis Neuro Health, experts in traumatic brain injury and stroke rehabilitation, launches new outpatient day program
Cincinnati, OH — August 29, 2017 — Mentis Neuro Health, headquartered in Houston, TX. and a leader in post-acute rehabilitation for people with acquired brain injuries (ABI), announced today that it is launching a new outpatient treatment facility in Cincinnati. The new facility will be located at 10101 Alliance Road, Suite 120 in Blue Ash, OH. and officially opens on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.
When asked why the Company was expanding into Cincinnati, Jerome Mee, an Ohio native and Chief Executive Officer of Mentis Neuro Health said, “My home state of Ohio welcomed Mentis several years ago when we opened our inpatient rehabilitation facility in Stow. I am proud to further our mission of providing excellence in individualized care to patients and their families across southern Ohio.”
Mentis Neuro Health is the largest provider of post-acute rehabilitation healthcare in Texas. The Company is also launching another outpatient day program facility in Cleveland in the coming weeks.
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“Using Onboarding Automation to Drive Specialty Care Access” in Patient Engagement HIT, May 23, 2017
Mentis’ Chief Technology Officer Morgan Porter discusses how “onboarding automation improved patient specialty care access by 21 percent.
Mentis Neuro Health receives ‘Best Achievement in Digital Transformation’ award.
Mentis Neuro Health was recognized on March 23 at the 2017 Business Transformation and Operational Excellence Awards (BTOEs) for ‘Best Achievement in Digital Transformation’.
Specialist rehabilitation experts Mentis Neuro Health triumphed in this award category due to the outstanding results achieved in transforming the patient onboarding process, reducing the end-to-end process by 90% in just 90 days by digitizing complex business rules based on specialist medical knowledge. As a by-product, this achievement in improving the efficiency of patient care has led to a 21% increase in patients choosing Mentis Neuro Health over competitors.”
CORE Health Care is now part of the Mentis Neuro Health family!
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Mentis Takes First Step in Planned Service Expansion with the Acquisition of CORE Health Care
Bellaire, Texas – May 2, 2016 – Mentis Neuro Health is pleased to announce the acquisition of CORE Health Care. This addition is a significant first step in the company’s plans to strategically expand beyond post-acute rehabilitation into other lines of neuro patient care. CORE’s combination of comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation, long-term care, day programs, outpatient rehabilitation and therapy services perfectly align with Mentis’ plan to broaden its service offering and improve the quality and sustainability of care it provides to those affected by acquired brain injury.
“We are excited to have the resources of CORE Health Care under the Mentis Neuro Health umbrella,” stated Jerome Mee, Chief Executive Officer for Mentis. “The expansion of our services is instrumental to our ability to better serve and care for patients with long-term needs. We want to enhance our expertise with those who share our commitment to delivering the highest quality of care possible. We found that in CORE.”
“The CORE team is thrilled to be part of the Mentis Neuro Health family,” noted Eric Makowski, former Co-owner and Chief Executive Officer of CORE Health Care and current Vice President of Advocacy Affairs and Business Development for Mentis. “Since its inception in 1983, CORE has been fueled by the desire to maximize each person’s recovery and independence. I am excited to be working side-by-side with a group that shares this commitment to quality care.”
Mentis’ service and geographic growth plan was the driving force behind the company’s decision to change its name from Mentis Neuro Rehabilitation to Mentis Neuro Health. The name change occurred in April 2016. The integration of the word “health” also reflects Mentis’ company-wide commitment to the life-long well-being of its patients and to positively impact their quality of life.
“According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there currently are 5.3 million people living in the United States with a lifelong disability as a result of traumatic brain injury and another 1.1 million that are disabled due to stroke. Expanding our services so we can address the life-long needs of this population was extremely important to us,” noted Mr. Mee. “Once the decision to increase our capabilities was made, the word ‘rehabilitation’ by itself no longer fit the broader spectrum of care Mentis plans to provide.”
Effective immediately, CORE’s four treatment facilities in Dripping Springs, Texas and its outpatient and day program facility in Austin, Texas will now operate under the name Mentis Neuro Health. These additional facilities complement Mentis’ existing presence, totally 127 beds and more than 463 employees (includes all six facilities and corporate headquarters).
Mentis plans to continue to look for opportunities that support its growth strategy and is exploring both additional acquisitions and the development of new facilities.
“The addition of CORE is the first of what we hope is many strategic acquisitions that strengthen our ability to impact the quality of life of the patients we serve,” Mr. Mee added. “For us, it’s all about the patient at the end of the day and helping the maximum amount of patients possible is our ultimate goal.”
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Mentis Neuro Health is a leader in the provision of post-acute rehabilitation for persons with an acquired brain injury, addressing the sequelae of mobility, social interaction, communication, employability and re-entry into their homes and communities. The company employs a transdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals who draw upon a broad spectrum of innovative rehabilitation programs and processes, as well as additional support services, in the development of personalized treatment plans that improve the quality and sustainability of care provided to each individual patient. The company currently operates six neuro health facilities located in Texas and Ohio, and each facility is specially designed to deliver “Excellence in Individualized Care.”
Mentis El Paso Open House & Life Long Living Program Introduction
Celebrating Brain Injury Awareness Month
Introducing Our Life Long Living Program
When: Thursday, March 9, 2017 | 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: 4360 Doniphan Drive, El Paso, TX 79922
RSVP to Danny Valencia at 915-494-4911