News » Press Releases

Riviera Health Resort Introduces Post-Cosmetic Surgery Acute Care

Individuals who have had cosmetic surgery now have the option of receiving post-surgical care within a medical facility designed as a luxurious boutique-hotel.

Individuals who have had cosmetic surgery now have the option of receiving post-surgical care within a medical facility designed as a luxurious boutique-hotel.

Riviera Health Resort, conveniently located in Coral Gables, provides 24-hour care within a state-of-the-art, post-acute and rehabilitation facility. Guest services include: around-the-clock nursing services, pain medication, medical supervision, dressing changes, bathing and a la carte meals. The all-inclusive services are offered at $500 per day for a private room, inclusive of pain medication.

“The first 48 hours of post-surgical care are crucial because potential complications generally arise during that time-frame,” said Dr. Ismael Roque-Velasco, Chief Administrative Officer of Riviera Health Resort. “Complications may Read the full article

‘Fun and Games’ Part of Riviera Health Resort’s Therapy Protocol

Post-acute and rehabilitation facility utilizes Xbox Kinect gaming as a therapeutic tool

Post-acute and rehabilitation facility utilizes Xbox Kinect gaming as a therapeutic tool The video gaming system used to play ‘Madden NFL’ and ‘Halo’ is not something one associates with physical therapy, but Xbox Kinect, a progressive rehabilitation gaming tool is exactly what the doctor ordered to help patients at Riviera Health Resort strengthen their core, lower and upper extremities, and gain balance. The state-of-the-art facility combining post-acute and rehabilitation services within a luxury boutique-hotel environment, also utilizes a similar game-like concept within its computerized HUR rehabilitation equipment on a machine called the ibalance. The ibalance features exercises such as “chase,” “maze,” “tennis,” and Read the full article
Jennifer Enriquez Named Director of Nursing for Riviera Health Resort

Enriquez has been a Registered Nurse for more than 23 years, having focused her practice on the areas of Adult and Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care, Emergency Room,

Riviera Health Resort, a new, state-of-the-art healthcare facility located in the heart of Coral Gables, today announced the appointment of Jennifer Enriquez as Director of Nursing. Having significant history with the facility, Enriquez previously served as Director of Nursing for five years at Riviera Nursing, Coral Gables’ first true nursing home and the predecessor of Riviera Health Resort. Enriquez has been a Registered Nurse for more than 23 years, having focused her practice on the areas of Adult and Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care, Emergency Room, Hemodialysis/Peritoneal Dialysis, Telemetry and Long Term Care Nursing. “It is very special to have Enriquez on our team again,” said Richard Read the full article
Jose Rodriguez Named Director of Rehabilitation Services for Riviera Health Resort

In his most recent role, Rodriguez served as Director of Rehabilitation Services at South Pointe Plaza Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Miami Beach.

Riviera Health Resort, a new, state-of-the-art health care facility located in the heart of Coral Gables, today announced the appointment of Jose Rodriguez as Director of Rehabilitation Services. Bringing 20 years of experience, Rodriguez’s responsibilities include managing Riviera’s Rehabilitation as well as Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy programs. In his most recent role, Rodriguez served as Director of Rehabilitation Services at South Pointe Plaza Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Miami Beach. Previously, he was Director of Rehabilitation Services at Select Medical in Margate. “We are excited to welcome Rodriguez to our Riviera team,” said Dr. Ismael Roque-Velasco, Chief Administrative Officer of Riviera Health Resort. Read the full article
Riviera Health Resort Names Dr. Ismael Roque-Velasco Chief Administrative Officer

In his most recent role, Dr. Roque-Velasco served as the Chief Executive Officer of WestGables Rehabilitation Hospital and Metropolitan Hospital of Miami.

Coral Gables, Fla. (February 22, 2012)—Riviera Health Resort, a new, state-of-the-art health care facility located in the heart of Coral Gables, recently named Dr. Ismael Roque-Velasco as Chief Administrative Officer. Dr. Roque-Velasco brings over 20 years of administrative experience in health care to Riviera Health Resort. In his most recent role, Dr. Roque-Velasco served as the Chief Executive Officer of WestGables Rehabilitation Hospital and Metropolitan Hospital of Miami. In this position, he was responsible for the financial turnaround of the hospitals, including the improvement of the facilities and physician and business development. “Dr. Roque-Velasco’s vast experience, industry knowledge and proven success make him an Read the full article
Kim Simmons Named Administrator for Riviera Health Resort

In his most recent role, Simmons served as the State of Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration’s Nursing Home Administrator and Health Facility Evaluator.

Coral Gables, Fla. (June 12, 2012)—Riviera Health Resort, a new, state-of-the-art health care facility located in the heart of Coral Gables, today announced the appointment of Kim Simmons as Administrator. Simmons has been a licensed nursing home administrator for more than 26 years.

In his most recent role, Simmons served as the State of Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration’s Nursing Home Administrator and Health Facility Evaluator. In addition, he has held positions working with the Department of Veteran Affairs and the private sector.

“We are thrilled to welcome Simmons to our management team,” said Dr. Ismael Roque-Velasco, Chief Administrative Officer of Riviera Health Resort. Read the full article

Riviera Health Resort, a World-class Rehabilitation Center, to Open in Coral Gables

40 million dollar facility to feature superior integrated rehabilitation experience in a luxurious, boutique hotel-like setting Riviera Health Resort, a state-of-the-art facility combining post-acute and rehabilitation services within a luxury boutique-hotel environment, is poised to redefine the way healthcare is delivered to the South Florida community. Located in the heart of Coral Gables on the [...]

riviera-health-resort

40 million dollar facility to feature superior integrated rehabilitation experience in a luxurious, boutique hotel-like setting

Riviera Health Resort, a state-of-the-art facility combining post-acute and rehabilitation services within a luxury boutique-hotel environment, is poised to redefine the way healthcare is delivered to the South Florida community. Located in the heart of Coral Gables on the corner of Yumuri Street and Sunset Drive, the luxurious 223-bed facility is slated to open in May 2012. 
 
Featuring an array of complex care services, Riviera Health Resort caters to the needs of guests that require short and long term care as they transition from the hospital Read the full article