HealthSouth Corp., Birmingham, Ala., said it has acquired a 30-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit at the Medical Center of Arlington (Texas) from Columbia Medical Center of Arlington Subsidiary. The companies did not disclose financial terms of the deal. After the transaction is completed, which HealthSouth said it expects to happen in the third quarter of this year, the units operations will move to HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington.
HealthSouth operates 14 rehabilitation hospitals in Texas, and this acquisition will bring its Arlington locations total beds to 65, according to a spokesman for the company. -- by Jessica Zigmond