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We know that choosing where to receive care after a life-changing illness or injury is an important decision for you and your loved ones. At The Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. We are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury, hip fracture and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.*
When you choose The Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute for your rehabilitation, you receive compassionate care from an expert team of physical, occupational and speech therapists; physicians; nurses; dietitians; pharmacists; and case managers who work together to create a plan to help you meet your unique goals.
At our institute you will receive:
Rehabilitation is covered in full or part by most health insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. Our institute has contracts with most major insurance companies and is willing to negotiate with other companies, as needed.
*As an inpatient rehabilitation services provider, The Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute does not have an emergency services department.
**The hospital provides access to independent physicians.
Each patient’s recovery is different. At The Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute, our expert clinicians combine the latest technologies, real-world simulations and advanced therapies into a treatment plan that helps you achieve what’s important to you. Our specialties include but are not limited to:
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Chief Executive Officer
Angela has been named the CEO of The Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute in addition to her role as CEO at the University of Iowa Health Network Rehabilitation Hospital. Angela has more than 20 years of healthcare experience. In addition to her clinical background, Angela also brings a knowledge of quality and risk management and several years of hospital operational and executive leadership. She is a Kentucky native and has an associate degree in respiratory sciences from the University of Louisville, a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration and a master’s degree in business administration from Ottawa University.
Dr. Ramavaram is a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician and serves as the medical director for The Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from The University of Texas at Dallas. She then received her medical degree from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - Harlem and completed her residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Her goal is to provide tailored medical care to her patients, helping patients to find the new normal in their life and get back to their community.
Dr. Ramavaram is an independent private practice physician.
Lavern is a financial and business professional with more than 30 years of diverse experience in controller, financial management and operations roles. He has worked in the healthcare industry for seven years. Lavern has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business administration from Augustana College, a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Iowa and is a certified public accountant.
Business Development Director
Alison Beardsley brings more than 25 years of healthcare leadership to The Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute. Her experience includes financial analysis, strategic planning and operational leadership. She most recently served as the director of oncology for UnityPoint Health Trinity. A Quad Cities native, Alison graduated from The University of Iowa with a bachelor’s degree in social work and subsequently a master’s degree in health administration.
Director of Case Management
Jessica brings more than 15 years of case management experience in rehabilitation to The Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute, mostly recently working for UnityPoint Health Trinity. She received both her bachelor’s degree in social work and a master’s degree in social work from West Virginia University and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
Director of Therapy
Ryan brings more than 20 years of healthcare experience to The Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute. He served as the outpatient lead therapist and most recently as the inpatient therapy manager for UnityPoint Health Trinity. He began his career as a staff physical therapist at UnityPoint Health Trinity. A Quad Cities native, he graduated from Clarke University with a master’s degree in physical therapy and received a Doctor of Physical Therapy from St. Ambrose University.
Director of Pharmacy
Greg received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy.
Greg received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy. Prior to starting at The Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute, he worked for several years at UnityPoint Health Trinity as a clinical pharmacist, predominantly working in acute/critical care. As he previously worked in the community setting prior to his time in acute care, he has a broad pharmacy skillset well suited to optimizing patient outcomes in the inpatient rehabilitation setting in conjunction with the interdisciplinary team.
Human Resources Director
Aaron has 17 years of diverse human resources experience, with 10 of those in the healthcare industry. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business administration from Augustana College and a master’s degree in human resources management from Marquette University. He has maintained his professional in human resources certificate since 2010.
Chief Nursing Officer
Alyssa is from the rural Quad Cities area. She graduated from Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences with an associate degree in nursing and obtained her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Western Governors University. After several years of diverse nursing practice, she obtained a master’s degree in science of nursing with a specialty in leadership and management from Western Governors University.
Director of Quality & Risk
Katherine brings more than 20 years of healthcare expertise to The Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute. A Quad Cities native, she began her career as a radiologic technologist. After finding her passion in healthcare leadership, project management and performance improvement, she returned to school and obtained her master’s degree in health administration from Ashford University.