Respected Pulmonologist Overseeing New Initiative at Bucks County, Pa., SNF
YARDLEY, Pa. (Nov. 7, 2023) — Yardley Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center has launched a specialized Pulmonary Care program, under the direction of pulmonologist Mitchell Jacobs, MD. Located at 1480 Oxford Valley Road in Yardley, the skilled nursing facility provides post-hospital care, short-term rehab and long-term residential care.
Yardley’s Pulmonary Care services aim to reduce pulmonary symptoms, decrease disability, increase participation in physical and social activities, and promote independence and quality of life. The initiative caters to individuals with a range of diagnoses and conditions.
Dr. Jacobs is board certified in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine and internal medicine. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the region, including St. Mary Medical Center – Langhorne and Nazareth Hospital.
“Yardley developed its pulmonary rehabilitation services to help meet specialty care demand in the area,” said Erin Popelak, regional director of market development for Marquis Health Consulting Services, which supports the center. “The center is fortunate to have Dr. Jacobs join its clinical leadership team. He is highly respected for his pulmonary expertise and warm manner.”
In addition to consults with Dr. Jacobs, Yardley pulmonary patients benefit from the support of full-time, on-site respiratory therapist Shannon McClure. The facility also offers non-invasive ventilation support and 24/7 access to lab and radiology services, with an extensive range of therapy services available seven days per week. “Dr. Jacobs and Shannon are working closely with the talented team at Yardley to help ensure the most active life possible for each patient,” noted Popelak.
Active in the medical community, Dr. Jacobs is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians and American Thoracic Society. He is a sought-after speaker for medical conferences. Dr. Jacobs earned his medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Yardley strives to provide a superior experience and exceptional outcomes for patients, residents and families. The center’s specialty care initiatives also include Physiatry Services, aimed at enhancing and restoring physical functional ability, and a progressive Chronic Illness Support care model addressing the pain, symptoms and stress of chronic illness. More information can be found on the facility’s website, yardleyrehab.com.
Brick, N.J.-based Marquis Health Consulting Services provides administrative and consulting services to skilled nursing facilities and senior housing communities along the Eastern Seaboard. The organization’s operational guidance enables its client facilities to overachieve their quality and customer service goals by embracing a progressive, multi-specialty approach to healthcare.
PHOTO CAPTION: Dr. Mitchell Jacobs (left) and Yardley’s Shannon McClure
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