Highlands Hospital is a locally owned and operated 70+ bed hospital in the picturesque Laurel Highlands of Southwestern Pennsylvania. We are committed to providing health care to the community in a competent, nurturing, and healing environment. Our staff gives support in times of crisis and connects patients with the resources necessary to lead a healthy life.
Over 400 exceptional caregivers and staff provide emergent, in-patient, and ambulatory care to the Fayette County region. At Highlands, we recognize that every patient has a unique set of needs and concerns, and that we aren’t only diagnosticians, but also sources of support and hope. We are dedicated to providing state-of-the-art facilities for residents in Fayette County, and in finding innovative ways to offer our community optimum health care.
Highlands Hospital Autism Center
Licensed Site for Cleveland Clinic
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Highlands Hospital Regional Center for Autism announced on February 20th, 2014 that it is the first licensed site of Cleveland Clinic Children’s Center for Autism in the United States.
The designation allows the facility to expand its outreach to the community and to benefit from the research and expertise offered by the Cleveland Clinic. “They helped to make our vision of opening an autism center a reality,” said Michelle Cunningham, chief executive officer of Highlands Hospital.
“As our first licensed site, Highlands Hospital Center for Autism will benefit from the best practices and research-driven benchmarks we have successfully employed at Cleveland Clinic Children’s Center for Autism,” said Travis Haycook, assistant director for Cleveland Clinic Autism Development Solutions. “This site is working at a level that we truly feel is at the top of their game. It is great to see what is happening here and to see the changes in the children. We are dedicated to supporting this program for years to come.”
Highlands will follow the exact same model of diagnostic evaluation and treatment offered at Cleveland Clinic Children’s Center for Autism. Read more…