CHICAGO, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
What: U.S. Sens. Mark Kirk and Dick Durbin will help break ground for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago's (RIC) new $550 million facility that will change the way physical medicine and rehabilitation is delivered in the United States. The 1.2 million-square-foot research hospital will feature five interdisciplinary Innovation Centers focused on impairments in the brain, spinal cord, nervous system and limbs in adults and children. At the heart of each Innovation Center will be new AbilityLabs™ that bring together clinicians and patients in the same space as scientists, engineers and device developers to focus their efforts on the most important challenges their patients face. These dynamic, state-of-the-art spaces embed biomedical research into clinical care in ways unlike any other hospital.
Where: 630 N. McClurg Court, Chicago, IL 60611
When: 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., July 1, 2013
(AbilityLabs demonstrations: 9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Speeches start at 10:30 a.m. AbilityLabs reopen after ceremony concludes.)
|SOURCE Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago|
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