Medically Complex Services


Every patient's needs are unique and may require a combination of treatments and therapies to treat more than one issue at a time. The medically complex program at the Specialty Hospital at Rittenhouse provides a variety of state-of-the-art therapies that compliment ongoing medical care for multiple diagnoses. To meet these challenges, we provide physician-led multidisciplinary team.

What to Expect

Our Medically Complex program provides comprehensive medical management and a variety of therapy services for your specific needs, including:

  • Skilled nursing
  • Intravenous (IV) medications, fluid replacement, and nutritional support
  • Advanced pain management
  • Advanced cardiac disease and heart failure management 
  • Hemodialysis
  • Anti-coagulation
  • Insulin therapy, insulin pump regulation and diabetic teaching 

We understand the complexity of medical care. We partner with you, your family and the Penn Medicine network to help you take the next step on the road to recovery.

Who Can Benefit From Our Program

We offer an integrated program of professional, clinical, and technical resources for the treatment of medically complex conditions, including:

  • Cardiac disease and heart failure
  • Pre and post transplant care
  • Liver failure
  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolus
  • Blood disorders
  • Malnutrition 
  • Multi-organ failure