Encompass Health is a national sponsor of Together to End Stroke
175 Lancaster Blvd.
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
This hospital has
Joint Commission Accreditation
At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Mechanicsburg, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Serving Mechanicsburg, Harrisburg and the surrounding areas, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation after stroke and brain injury 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 stroke rehabilitation program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission.
Our brain injury rehabilitation program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission.
Our wound care program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission.
Our advanced inpatient diabetes program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission.
Our amputee rehabilitation program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission.
Chief Executive Officer
Josette Myers joined Encompass Health formerly HealthSouth four years ago and served as the area director of marketing at Encompass Health Mechanicsburg and York. Prior to that, she was the Vice president of marketing, community relations and development at Memorial Hospital in York where she worked in the areas of customer experience, physician relations, community health and wellness, strategic planning and marketing, and development. Josette has worked in the healthcare management field for more than 20 years. She is also an adjunct professor at York College and has served on numerous community boards including United Way, American Heart Association and the Memorial Health Fund. Josette has a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University and a master's degree from Temple University.
A board certified physiatrist, Dr. Lupinacci has served as the medical director of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Mechanicsburg formerly HealthSouth since 1993. He received his undergraduate and graduate medical training at Georgetown University and completed his residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Baylor college of Medicine in Texas. Dr. Lupinacci is the founder of PRISM, Physicians of Rehabilitation, Industrial and Spine Medicine, P.C., and is a diplomat of the American Board of Pain Medicine.
* Michael F. Lupinacci, M.D. is an independent private practice physician whose office is located at the hospital.
Director of Quality
Erin joined Encompass health Erie, formerly HealthSouth Erie, in 2013 as a staff nurse. Since then she has served in the roles of nurse supervisor and nurse manager. In addition to rehabilitation nursing, her clinical areas of expertise include medical/surgery, telemetry and critical care. She received her associate degree in nursing from Harrisburg Area Community College and is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in nursing.
Director of Therapy Operations
Karen has been working with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, hospitals since 2005. Prior to taking on the role as DTO at Encompass Health Mechanicsburg she held the position as Therapy Team Lead for 4 years. Before coming to Mechanicsburg she worked as a physical therapist for 6 years at Encompass Health York.
She serves as co-champion of the Wound Care Team at HealthSouth Mechanicsburg, the first rehabilitation hospital in the nation to receive the Joint Commission’s Disease-Specific Care Certification in Wound Care Rehabilitation.
Karen holds a bachelor’s degree from Winona State University and a doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Minnesota.
Laurie serves as the controller of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Mechanicsburg, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Mechanicsburg, bringing eight years of financial management and analysis in the healthcare field, which includes skilled nursing facilities, acute care and home health. She received her bachelor's degree in accounting from Penn State University and an associate degree in business management from Harrisburg Area Community College. She is an active board member for the Legacy Hospice Foundation.
Business Development Director
Michelle brings more than 15 years of clinical and professional expertise to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Mechanicsburg, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Mechanicsburg. She has an extensive background across the continuum of care including skilled nursing facilities, acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, and outpatient rehabilitation. She received her bachelor's degree in liberal arts and life sciences and occupational therapy from Alvernia University, and a master's degree in occupational therapy from Alvernia University.
Chief Nursing Officer
Lisa joins Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Mechanicsburg, formerly HealthSouth Mechanicsburg, with over 25 years in healthcare. She brings experience from all aspects of the healthcare field including pre-hospital and family medicine, emergency, telemetry and medical/surgical nursing, and case management. She has her associate’s degree in nursing from Harrisburg Area Community College and her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Kaplan University.
Director of Human Resources
David has worked in HR since 1986 and has been with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, since 2007. He brings more than 26 years of progressive HR experience in the health insurance and healthcare industries. David received a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University of PA in psychology with a concentration in human resources management and a Master of Arts in Labor Relations/Personnel Administration from St. Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania. He is a current member of the AHCHRS hospital HR organization.
Director of Case Management
Cindy has her bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation education from Penn State University. She has more than 25 years experience as a case manager. Her experience includes working in acute hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, outpatient rehabilitation settings and the insurance field. Cindy is a Certified Case Manager as well as a Certified Disability Management Specialist and has held these certifications for more than 20 years.
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