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  • May 17, 2017 - Southeast Ohio Wins Hospital of Excellence Award
    We are pleased to announce that our hospital is a recipient of the Hospital of Excellence Award. Given annually, this award recognizes hospitals demonstrating superior quality, excellence in clinical competence and outcomes, living the Select Medical Way and demonstrating compassionate care, all of which result in the best patient experience possible. Medical Director Dr. Armand Bermudez was also honored with the Thomas K. Browne Physician Champion Award. This award recognizes physicians who exemplify our values and are actively involved in the administration of our hospitals.
    March 11, 2015 - Select Specialty Hospital to Move from Zanesville to Newark

    Zanesville, OH – (March 11, 2015) -- Select Medical and Licking Memorial Health Systems (LMHS) announced today that Select Specialty Hospital – Zanesville, Inc. (SSH-Zanesville) will be moving to Newark and will be doing business as Select Specialty Hospital of Southeast Ohio. SSH - Zanesville is currently located on the sixth floor of Genesis Healthcare at 800 Forest Avenue in Zanesville, Ohio. Genesis Healthcare is closing the hospital campus where SSH – Zanesville is currently located and moving to another location.

    "We are very excited about our new location in Newark," said Linda Supplee, chief executive officer of SSH - Zanesville. "With the upcoming move, we will continue to serve our current population in Muskingum County, as well as more patients throughout Licking County, and beyond, across southeastern Ohio."

    The new location will offer 33 private rooms within the Licking Memorial Hospital – Tamarack facility. Supplee announced the move to the 2000 Tamarack Road location in Newark is expected to take place sometime this summer. She said the hospital expects to have positions available for Registered Nurses, Nursing Assistants, as well as a Clinical Liaison and a Director of Pharmacy.

    SSH - Zanesville provides long-term acute care hospitalization to promote healing and recovery from critical and complex medical and surgical conditions. SSH - Zanesville is part of Select Medical's network of more than 100 long-term acute care hospitals. For more information visit or

    July 19, 2013 - SSH Zanesville Recognized for Outstanding Respiratory Care

    Select Specialty Hospital Zanesville has been named a 2013 Quality Respiratory Care Institute by the American Association for Respiratory Care. SSH To earn this distinction, Select Medical hospitals had to demonstrate and ensure patient safety by agreeing to adhere to a strict set of criteria governing respiratory care services.  Out of 5,000 U. S. hospitals, only 700 (approximately 15 percent of hospitals) have received this distinction from the American Association for Respiratory Care.

    The AARC states that "hospitals that meet the Quality Respiratory Care Program requirements provide a level of respiratory care consistent with national standards and guidelines, and should be commended for their commitemnt to quality care." 

    July 19, 2013 - Report Shows Select Specialty Hospital - Zanesville Reaching New Heights for Quality Care

    Data from first quarter of 2013 put local hospital far above national averages


    Zanesville - Select Specialty Hospital-Zanesville continues to achieve superior rankings in a series of benchmarks designed to measure patient satisfaction and overall quality of care, according to the most recent data available.


    SSH-Zanesville outpaces the national average of all Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals (LTAC) by wide margins, according to QualMAX©, Select Medical's quality tracking program designed to measure key benchmarks.  These benchmarks range from overall rating of the hospital to level of communication among medical staff and patients.


    "We're very proud of our team and the quality of care that we deliver day in and day out, " said Linda Supplee, MHA, CEO of SSH-Zanesville.  "Our commitment is to put the patient first - always.  Tracking quality so carefully is in part how we hold ourselves accountable.  Now the data shows that we are among the leaders in our industry."


    SSH-Zanesville achieved high marks for overall hospital ranking, cleanliness, and communication among nurses and doctors and their patients.  In addition, a significantly higher percentage of SSH-Zanesville's patients are willing to recommend the hospital than the national average.


    "The fact that our patients are willing to recommend us to others speaks volumes about the quality of care we deliver and our commitment to excellence," said Dr. Armand Bermudez, Medical Director of SSH-Zanesville.


    Select Specialty Hospital-Zanesville is a 35 bed facility located within Genesis Healthcare System at 800 Forest Avenue, Zanesville.  The hospital is designed to provide a longer acute care hospitalization to promote healing and recovery from critical and complex medical and surgical conditions.  The hospital has many physicians on staff representing different specialties, as well as an experienced team of caregivers including nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists and rehabilitation therapists.


    Select Specialty Hospital-Zanesville is one of ober 100 long-term acute care hospitals in Select Medical's national network.  For more information, call (740) 588-7882 or visit