HealthSouth Midland/Odessa holds hospital celebration to unveil new name and brand

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MIDLAND, Texas, March 20, 2018 – HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Midland/Odessa will hold a special event to unveil its new name and brand as part of its company’s name change and rebranding initiative. Beginning April 1, the inpatient rehabilitation hospital will be known as Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Midland Odessa and will continue to provide the same high-quality post-acute care for patients overcoming a variety of debilitating illnesses and injuries.

The hospital open house will be held on Tuesday, April 3 from 4-6 p.m. at the hospital, located at 1800 Heritage Boulevard in Midland. The event is open to the community and will offer refreshments, giveaways, a brief presentation, and tours of the hospital, which includes tours of the hospital’s recently opened 20-private patient room expansion.

“We look forward to celebrating our new name and brand with our community. Our new brand reflects more than the change of our name and logo. It reinforces our commitment to working together to continuously improve the care we provide our patients,” said Chris Wortham, CEO of HealthSouth Midland-Odessa. “With a focus on clinical collaboration and strengthening relationships, we will continue to play an important role in making a difference in the lives of our patients.”

Birmingham, Alabama-based HealthSouth Corporation launched its new name and brand of Encompass Health on Jan. 1, 2018 and will be transitioning its 127 inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, 200 home health locations and 37 hospice agencies serving 36 states and Puerto Rico through 2019. All of the Company’s post-acute care service locations in Texas will migrate to the Encompass Health name and branding on April 1.

An RSVP is requested and may be directed to ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­432 520-1600.

About HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Midland/Odessa
HealthSouth Midland/Odessa is an 80-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation. Serving patients throughout west Texas, the hospital is located at 1800 Heritage Boulevard in Midland and on the Web at www.healthsouthmidland.com.

About Encompass Health
As a national leader in post-acute care, Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) offers both facility-based and home-based patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies. With a national footprint that spans 127 hospitals and 237 home health & hospice locations in 36 states and Puerto Rico, the Company is committed to delivering high-quality, cost-effective care across the post-acute continuum. Driven by a set of shared values, Encompass Health is the result of the union between HealthSouth Corporation and Encompass Home Health & Hospice, and is ranked as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work. For more information, visit encompasshealth.com, or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Point of contact: Tamara Spires, 432.210.7235 or tamara.spires@healthsouth.com

Source: Encompass Health Corp.

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