Encompass Health is a national sponsor of Together to End Stroke
At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Lakeview, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Kentucky serving the Louisville and Bowling Green areas, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, hip fracture, amputation and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.
Using clinical collaboration and advanced technologies, we provide a personalized care plan designed to meet your unique needs and help you achieve your goals.
Our inpatient rehabilitation hospital uses an interdisciplinary team approach that includes physical, speech and occupational therapists, rehabilitation physicians, rehabilitation nurses, case managers, dietitians and more, combined with our advanced technology and expertise, to help you achieve your goals. You will receive at least three hours of therapy five days per week while under the constant care of registered nurses, many of whom specialize in rehabilitation, and frequent independent private practice physician* visits.
Rehabilitation is covered in full or part by most health insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. Our hospital has contracts with most major insurance companies and is willing to negotiate with other companies, as needed.
*The hospital provides access to independent physicians.
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Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in stroke rehabilitation.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in hip fracture rehabilitation.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in amputee rehabilitation.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in pulmonary rehabilitation.
Chief Executive Officer
Lori Jarboe, chief executive officer of Encompass Health Lakeview, formerly HealthSouth Lakeview, is honored to share more than 21 years of clinical and managerial expertise with her Encompass Health Lakeview family. She graduated with honors from the University of Louisville with her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy and from the University of Indianapolis with an advanced master’s degree in health sciences and a doctoral degree in physical therapy. Lori holds multiple certifications and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Having started as a therapy student in the hospital in 1996 and working her way up to therapist, department manager, department director and then CEO in 2010, she hopes this unique viewpoint helps her to be a strong leader for her team members at all levels. Patient-centered care is of key importance to her, having served on the company’s National Patient Experience Task Force, the National Patient Safety Task Force and the Case Management Leadership Board. She has led the Kentucky Hospital Association’s Post-Acute Forum for multiple terms and is the Chair-Elect for the American Hospital Association Board for Long-Term Care and Rehabilitation. In 2016 she was awarded the Grassroots Champion Award for the state of Kentucky by the American Hospital Association for patient advocacy work. She has been active in her local community with organizations such as the United Way, Feeding America, the Community Free Health Clinic and Hosparus as a board member.
Dr. Tony Abang has been with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Lakeview Rehabilitation Hospital since 2004. He earned his medical degree from the University of Louisville and completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Indiana School of Medicine. He is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation as well as in pain management. He served as interim medical director in 2010-2011 and accepted the role full-time in 2013. He was named Encompass Health’s “Medical Director of the Central Region” in 2013 and 2017 in recognition of the excellent patient outcomes, patient, and staff satisfaction under his leadership. He is very active in the community, supporting multiple charitable organizations, including volunteering on the Hosparus Board. Tony and his wife, Leah, who is a pharmacist in the community, reside in Elizabethtown with their three children.
Dr. Tony Abang is an independent private practice physician whose office is located at the hospital.
Director of Human Resources
Tina has been part of the Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Lakeview family since 2006. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Elizabethtown SHRM and the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration and is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in human resource management. In her spare time she also works as a show secretary for horse shows. She lives in Vine Grove with her husband, son, three horses and four dogs.
Scott brings more than 17 years of accounting experience to Encompass Health Lakeview, formerly HealthSouth Lakeview. He received a bachelor's degree from the Western Kentucky University. Scott was born and raised in Grayson County and currently resides in Clarkson with his wife and two children.
Director of Pharmacy
Dr. Cara Hobbs has been with the hospital since 2005. She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of the Cumberlands and her doctorate in pharmacy from the University of Kentucky. She has served as the central regional director of pharmacy for the company and has participated in several teams and projects to improve the safe use of medicine for patients.
Director of Plant Operations and Patient Safety Officer
John, a Hardin County native and US Navy veteran, brings over 30 years of plant operations expertise to Encompass Health Lakeview, formerly HealthSouth Lakeview. Since starting in 2007, he has focused on advancing the hospital’s environment of care and has been actively involved with environmental, health, and safety concerns and improvements in the workplace, including serving as a member of Encompass Health’s National Patient Safety Task Force.
Director of Therapy Operations
Valerie Matney, OTD, joined Encompass Health Lakeview, formerly HealthSouth Lakeview in January of 2018, bringing clinical expertise in inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation settings and leadership experience in acute and sub-acute settings. She earned her doctorate in occupational therapy from Belmont University and brings a passion for excellence in patient care using evidence-based interventions with a compassionate personalized approach to rehabilitation.
Director of Quality and Risk Management
Wanda is a native of Martin, Tennessee and holds a nursing degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin. She has been part of the Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth team since 1992, starting her career at Encompass Health Cane Creek in Martin, Tennessee, in many nursing roles, including chief nursing officer. Wanda joined the team at Encompass Health Lakeview in 2011 in the role of quality coordinator and was soon promoted to the director of quality and risk management. She is instrumental in the hospital’s performance improvement teams, quality reviews/initiatives, and ensuring proper compliance with regulatory agencies and accrediting bodies. She and her husband reside in the Louisville area.
Director of Case Management
Angela has been a case manager in the rehabilitative hospital setting for over 13 years. She graduated from Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in social work in 1995. Angela was born and raised in Hart County where she currently resides with her husband. She enjoys spoiling her niece and nephew as much as possible.
Business Development Director
Dara has been with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Lakeview since April 2016. She has 21 years of experience in healthcare, including 17 years as nurse. She obtained her LPN in 1999 from Galen College of Nursing, and completed her RN in 2004. She is currently enrolled in the RN, BSN to MSN bridge program at Chamberlain College of Nursing and is scheduled to graduate in fall 2016 with her master’s in healthcare administration. In addition, she holds an AFFA Fitness and Personal Training certification. Dara enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, cooking, gardening, running/fitness, motivating others and reading.
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