Infirmary Health announces strategic partnership with Industrial Wellness Rehab

Mobile, Ala. – As of March 1, 2022, Infirmary Health and Industrial Wellness Rehab (IWR) have
entered into a strategic partnership to enhance the industrial rehabilitation services across the
Gulf Coast region. Under the leadership of Richard and Lisa Sullivan, IWR has provided
outpatient industrial rehabilitation to the region for more than 30 years. Through this new
partnership, Infirmary Health and IWR will strengthen their outpatient services offering across
industrial rehabilitation, physical therapy, sports medicine, orthopedics, corporate wellness
and occupational medicine.

“The relationship with IWR further expands the reach of Infirmary Health’s outpatient offering
for employers in Mobile and Baldwin Counties and beyond,” said Mark Nix, President and CEO
of Infirmary Health. “Our vision is to be the Gulf Coast’s FIRST CHOICE for healthcare, and we
are excited to make IWR a part of strategic initiatives to fulfill this vision.”

Richard Sullivan joins Infirmary Health as the Director of Industrial Wellness and Occupational
Medicine. In his new role, he will help guide Infirmary Health’s efforts to continue to provide
employers and the worker’s compensation market with a comprehensive occupational health
program including industrial rehabilitation, corporate wellness and occupational medicine.
“IWR will continue to provide customized industrial therapy programs using real occupational
conditions,” said Richard Sullivan. “Joining Infirmary Health will allow us to provide a broad
range of healthcare services for employers to care for their employees from pre-hire
employment to retirement.”

IWR’s services include agility and post-offer employment screenings, ergonomic assessments,
proactive injury treatment, preventative education, Functional Capacity Evaluation, work
conditioning and work hardening programs, as well as both physical and occupational therapy.
IWR will continue to see patients at their Brookley Complex location at 2048-A S. Broad Street
in Mobile. To find out more about how IWR can serve your employees, please call 251-433-1414 or visit


Infirmary Health is the largest not-for-profit, non-governmental healthcare system in Alabama.
For more than 110 years, Infirmary Health has provided comprehensive, state-of-the-art
healthcare to the Gulf Coast region. Today, Infirmary Health is the largest private employer in
the region and is composed of four acute care hospitals, two post-acute rehabilitation hospitals,
a physician clinic network with more than 60 locations, six diagnostic imaging centers, two fullservice breast imaging centers and two freestanding emergency departments, along with other
affiliated entities