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PROMISE HEALTHCARE APPOINTS MARTHA HEUBACH AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF PROMISE HOSPITAL OF SAN DIEGO

BOCA RATON, FLORIDA RE: SAN DIEGO NEWS  (November 28, 2012) – Promise Healthcare, a leading national long-term acute care (LTAC) hospital company, announced the appointment of Martha Heubach as Chief Executive Officer of its Promise Hospital of San Diego facility, effective as of November 26, 2012. 
Serving most recently as Chief Executive Officer of Vibra Hospital in San Diego, Heubach brings more than 24 years of senior healthcare leadership experience to her new role at Promise Hospital. She has held various CEO, COO, and CNO positions at several Kindred Healthcare facilities, including Director of Clinical Operations for Kindred Healthcare’s Western U.S. region. 
Heubach was carefully selected by Promise Hospital’s senior leaders and medical executive members, all of whom are confident in her abilities to build upon Promise Hospital’s solid foundation.
“Martha not only has a deep understanding of the San Diego health care market; she also brings over 15 years of expertise working with long-term acute care (LTAC) hospitals,” says Brian Dunn, SVP of Hospital Operations for Promise Healthcare. “She has a proven record of igniting business development, improving patient and physician satisfaction, and establishing successful physician recruitment processes.”
Heubach’s responsibilities at Promise will include administrative management for all clinical operations, physician development, business redevelopment and growth as well as strategic development and execution. She earned a Master of Nursing Degree from Emory University and a Nursing Degree from the University Hospital School, UAB.
Promise Hospital of San Diego specializes in high acuity long-term hospital care for patients suffering from the most complex of medical conditions. The hospital’s distinctive LTAC environment provides acute medical and aggressive therapy services for patients who require an average length of stay of 25 days or more. Promise concentrates on acute respiratory/pulmonary care (including ventilator management and weaning), infectious disease management (including long-term IV antibiotics), advanced wound management, complex medical management, and treatment for multi-organ failure and post-surgical complications.
Promise Hospital of San Diego is located at 5550 University Avenue, San Diego, California, 92105. For more information, admissions or physician referrals, contact Megan Ellison at 619-582-3800 ext. 8308 or visit www.promisesandiego.com

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