Sun Healthcare Group Announces Gwyn As New President Of SunDance Rehabilitation Corporation
IRVINE, CA -- Sun Healthcare Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUNH) today announced the selection of Susan E. Gwyn as president of SunDance Rehabilitation Corporation, a subsidiary of Sun Healthcare Group, Inc. SunDance is one of the nation’s leading contract therapy companies and employs physical, occupational and speech therapists in more than 380 locations.
Gwyn currently serves as senior vice-president of Rehabilitation Services for Harborside Healthcare Corporation, headquartered in Boston, Mass. Sun announced in Oct. 2006 its intent to acquire Harborside which operates 75 long-term care centers in ten states. It is anticipated Gwyn would join SunDance as president upon the expected acquisition of Harborside.
Prior to Harborside, Gwyn served in regional and senior-level positions for nine years for Prism Rehab Systems, a provider of contract rehabilitation and management services. Prior to Prism, Gwyn worked for a not-for-profit organization that provided services to pediatric and adult populations.
“Sue brings proven experience in managing multiple business platforms and delivering therapy services to long-term care residents and short-term stay patients in the healthcare continuum,” said Bill Mathies, president and chief operating officer for SunBridge Healthcare Corporation and SHG Services, Inc. “We see her providing the leadership necessary to continue our focus on being a premier provider of rehabilitation services,” Mathies continued.
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“The opportunity to partner with the rehabilitation professionals and management teams from Harborside and SunDance will accelerate our service excellence and create additional value for our patients, residents, families, employees, therapists and other key stakeholders,” said Gwyn.
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Sun Healthcare Group, Inc., with executive offices in Irvine, California, owns SunBridge Healthcare Corporation and other affiliated companies that operate long-term and postacute care centers in many states. In addition, the Sun Healthcare Group family of companies provides therapy through SunDance Rehabilitation Corporation, hospice services through SolAmor Hospice and medical staffing through CareerStaff Unlimited, Inc.
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