HUNTSVILLE, Alabama., April 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) announces the opening of a new location for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital in North Alabama, an 85-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital. The new hospital is located at 1490 Hwy 72 East in Huntsville and will replace the hospital previously located at 107 Governors Drive SW. The hospital sees patients recovering from debilitating illnesses and injuries, including strokes and other neurological disorders, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations and complex orthopedic conditions.
In addition to 24-hour nursing care, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Alabama offers physical, occupational and speech therapy to restore functional capacity and quality of life. Care is provided by highly specialized nurses, therapists and doctors. The hospital includes all private patient rooms, a spacious gym, in-house pharmacy, six-chair dialysis room, courtyard, dining room, and living areas. Patients will receive a minimum of three hours a day of therapy for five days a week, access to advanced technology, and frequent visits by a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician during their stay.
“The hospital serves the Huntsville community and beyond for 35 years, and we are delighted to welcome our patients to this wonderful new place to help them recover and find the confidence to overcome their illness or injury and return to a more independent life” , said Doug BeverlyCEO of Encompass Health North Alabama. “Thanks to this state-of-the-art hospital and the talented team there, we will be able to treat even more people in Huntsville and surrounding areas. »
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Alabama has achieved Joint Commission disease-specific care certification for four of its rehabilitation programs, including stroke, hip fracture, amputee and brain injury rehabilitation. The Golden Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. The Joint Commission Hospital Standards are developed in consultation with health care experts and providers, measurement experts and patients. The standards are based on scientific literature and expert consensus to help hospitals measure, evaluate and improve their performance.
For more information about the hospital’s services, visit entouragehealth.com/huntsvillerehab.
About Encompass Health
As a national leader in integrated health care services, Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) provides facility and home patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, health care agencies home and palliative care agencies. With a national footprint that includes 147 hospitals, 251 home health centers and 96 hospices in 42 states and Porto Rico, the company provides high-quality, cost-effective integrated healthcare. Encompass Health is ranked among Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. For more information, visit surroundhealth.com, or follow us on our newsroom, TwitterInstagram and Facebook.
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