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(WASHINGOTN, Pa.) March, 2022 – Officers from Washington Health System (WHS) introduced as we speak that they’ve entered into an settlement with Gateway Rehabilitation Center for buy of the well being system owned drug and alcohol rehabilitation places generally known as the Greenbriar Treatment Centers. Beneath this settlement, all Greenbriar Therapy Heart providers will turn out to be part of the Gateway Rehab habit therapy community. It’s anticipated this transaction might be accomplished by June 30, 2022.  

Brook Ward, President and CEO of Washington Well being System mentioned, “Greenbriar and Gateway have traditionally been the main suppliers of drug and alcohol associated well being providers within the Pittsburgh market and past. The proposed merger will allow the group, members of the family of these looking for therapy, and our referring healthcare professionals, to have a centralized and streamlined system to coordinated take care of sufferers.”  

Advantages from the proposed settlement will maintain the concentrate on the affected person(s) that need assistance throughout their highway to restoration. This features a financially sustainable mannequin for drug and alcohol providers inside our communities and persevering with to offer the best high quality habit and restoration therapies to the native members of our group whereas additionally managing prices. Because the well being care trade continues to evolve, suppliers and customers are each looking for options that meet public calls for for coordinated care, at an affordable value.

Mr. Ward additionally mentioned, “We now have been residing in a quickly altering healthcare setting for a few years now and the necessity for habit providers in our space has all the time been crucial.”  Now with the pandemic, the necessity is even better and regionally centered alignments like this are a good way to the ship prime rated care to native residents.  “With a view to finest serve our group, WHS sought a accomplice that confirmed the curiosity and skill to keep up the excessive stage of care and providers we now have all the time supplied to our group,” defined Mr. Ward.

Over the past a number of months, the leaders of WHS and Gateway Rehab decided that the easiest way to make sure a powerful future for the supply of habit therapy was to hitch forces.

James Troup, President and Chief Government Officer of Gateway Rehab, acknowledged, “With this proposed transaction, workers, sufferers, companions and the group could be assured that providers will proceed to be supplied together with the long-term therapy facility positioned inside WHS Greene, in Waynesburg Pennsylvania.”  Additionally, the overwhelming majority of Greenbriar Therapy Heart workers might be supplied positions by means of Gateway Rehab and this transition is not going to have an effect on providers supplied within the instant future.

Troup added, “Greenbriar Therapy Heart is a powerful match with Gateway Rehab’s mission and philosophy. Each corporations have comparable values and rules together with treating everybody with respect and dignity whereas additionally recognizing each particular person is exclusive of their path to restoration.”

Between now and June thirtieth, representatives of the three organizations might be finalizing all normal “due diligence” and finishing paperwork associated to the closing of the transaction. As soon as the transaction is full, Gateway will function the long-term inpatient residential facility, positioned inside WHS Greene (350 Bonar Ave., Waynesburg) in addition to the Greenbriar Cleansing & Inpatient facility in Washington Pa, and the outpatient amenities in North Strabane, Monroeville, New Kensington, South Hills, Squirrel Hill, Wexford, Robinson, and two midway homes (one for males and one for ladies).

About Washington Well being System

Using greater than 2,000 extremely skilled medical professionals, Washington Well being System gives well being care providers centered at its flagship 260 licensed mattress hospital in Washington, Pa., and at greater than 40 off-site places all through three counties. As well as, Washington Well being System has diagnostic facilities, outpatient care amenities, the Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Heart, Greenbriar Therapy Heart, and hospice care, all seamlessly working collectively to offer wonderful patient-and-family-centered care.


About Gateway Rehabilitation Heart

Gateway Rehab has been offering trusted habit restoration therapy and assist since 1972. Servicing western PA, japanese Ohio and extra, Gateway Rehab presents a full continuum of care together with detox, inpatient, outpatient, recovery-supportive housing, and peer restoration programming. Restoration is inside attain with Gateway Rehab’s complete, confirmed restoration options to deal with substance use problems. Be taught extra at www.gatewayrehab.org.



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