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Stroke Rehabilitation

Our stroke rehabilitation program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission.

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Leadership and staff

at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Richardson

Brent Yates
BRENT YATES, MHA, OTD

Chief Executive Officer

Brent Yates, MHA, OTD, has served as the chief executive officer with Encompass Health Richardson since February of 2017.

Brent Yates, MHA, OTD, has served as the chief executive officer with Encompass Health Richardson since February of 2017. Prior to his role with Encompass Health, Brent served as the director of an inpatient rehabilitation facility in Cookeville, Tennessee. He received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Drury University, a master’s degree in healthcare administration from Bellevue University, and a doctorate in occupational therapy from Belmont University.

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Dr. Richard Jones
DR. RICHARD JONES

Medical Director

Dr. Jones has been a rehabilitation physician specializing in helping individuals who have suffered from disabling conditions such as stroke, trauma injuries and geriatrics.

Dr. Jones has been a rehabilitation physician specializing in helping individuals who have suffered from disabling conditions such as stroke, trauma injuries and geriatrics. He has 20 plus years of experience as a medical director with 15 of those years being with Encompass Health. After leaving his residency training program at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, he began teaching at UT Southwestern before he went into private practice.

Prior to medical school, Dr. Jones had a career in pharmacy, earning a Doctor of Pharmacy status from the University of California at San Francisco. His subspecialty is in medication management, pain management as well as geriatric medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a member of the Texas Medical Association and the Dallas County Medical Association.

*The hospital provides access to independent physicians.

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Ieesha Cannida
IEESHA CANNIDA

Director of Human Resources

Ieesha Cannida has served as the director of human resources at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of RIchardson, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital Richardson since October 2015.

Ieesha Cannida has served as the director of human resources at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of RIchardson, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital Richardson since October 2015. She has nine years of human resources managerial experience. Ieesha received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in speech communication with a minor in journalism from the University of Nevada Reno, where she was inducted in the 2015 Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. Ieesha is originally from Southern California and has always had a passion for customer service.

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Helen Fahsholtz
Helen Fahsholtz

Director of Health Information Management, Hospital HIPAA Officer

Helen joined Encompass Health Richardson in 2015. She has more than nine years’ experience in the health information management field.

Helen joined Encompass Health Richardson in 2015. She has more than nine years’ experience in the health information management field. Helen received her associates in health information management from Mercy College of Ohio in 2009 and relocated to Dallas shortly thereafter.

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Olga Landau
OLGA LANDAU

Chief Nursing Officer

Olga brings more than 35 years of nursing experience to Encompass Health Richardson. 

Olga brings more than 35 years of nursing experience to Encompass Health Richardson. Originally joining the network as a registered nurse in September 2012, she has had multiple Encompass Health career opportunities prior to becoming the chief nursing officer. She graduated from Bekhterev Medical College in St. Petersburg, Russia with a nurse’s license in 1981. In addition, she holds a master’s degree in economics and Master of Science in Nursing. 

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Rebecca Lanman
Rebecca Lanman

Director of Therapy Operations

Rebecca Lanman, MPT joined the Encompass Health Richardson team as director of therapy operations in 2019.

Rebecca Lanman, MPT joined the Encompass Health Richardson team as director of therapy operations in 2019. Prior to her role with Encompass Health Richardson, Rebecca served as director of therapy operations at an inpatient facility in Mesquite, Texas for 6 years. She has 20 years of experience as a physical therapist in the acute and rehabilitation settings. She earned her master’s degree in physical therapy from Texas Tech Health Sciences Center.

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Keianna Lee
Keianna Lee

Certified Director of Case Management

Keianna has served as director of case management at Encompass Health Richardson for three years. She has more than 18 years of social work experience.

Keianna has served as director of case management at Encompass Health Richardson for three years. She has more than 18 years of social work experience. An Iowa native, she received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wartburg College and obtained a master’s degree in social work from the University of Northern Iowa. Keianna is also a Certified Case Manager.

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Bree LeGrand
Bree LeGrand

Controller

Bree LeGrand joined Encompass Health Richardson in 2016 as controller. She has more than 10 years of healthcare experience in both acute care and long term acute care.

Bree LeGrand joined Encompass Health Richardson in 2016 as controller. She has more than 10 years of healthcare experience in both acute care and long term acute care. In 2005, she received her Master’s of Business Administration at Texas A&M University at Texarkana, Texas.  Since 2017, she has been a member of the Company’s Inclusion & Diversity Council. Bree and her team are responsible for assuring the hospital has equipment and supplies to treat the patients in a high quality, yet cost effective manner.

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Ted Philmon RPh
TED PHILMON, RPH

Director of Pharmacy

Ted serves as the director of pharmacy and oversees all functions at the hospital’s pharmacy to ensure the safe, effective delivery of medications to our patients. 

Ted serves as the director of pharmacy and oversees all functions at the hospital’s pharmacy to ensure the safe, effective delivery of medications to our patients. He is a proud graduate of the University of Texas College of Pharmacy and has rejoined the Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth team in October of 2015 having previously served as pharmacy director of the Encompass Health hospital in Plano, Texas from 2001 to 2007. Ted has more than 25 years of hospital pharmacy director experience.


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Rahel Johannes
Rachel Johannes, MS CCC-SLP

Senior Patient Assessment Standards Coordinator

Rachel has 18 years of experience in rehabilitation, including inpatient rehabilitation, acute care, and outpatient speech-language pathology. 

Rachel has 18 years of experience in rehabilitation, including inpatient rehabilitation, acute care, and outpatient speech-language pathology. She earned her master’s degree in speech-language pathology from the University of Texas at Dallas and has held her UDS PPS Certification since 2017. Currently, she also acts as Encompass Health Southwest Region Patient Assessment Standards Coordinator (PASC) Representative as well as a preceptor to new PASCs in the region.

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Linda Ryan
Linda Ryan

Director of Quality and Risk Management

Linda Ryan is the director of quality and risk management. She received her RN degree at Texas Woman’s University and MBA at the University of North Texas.

Linda Ryan is the director of quality and risk management. She received her RN degree at Texas Woman’s University and MBA at the University of North Texas and has a background in post-acute brain injury rehabilitation as well as wound care. She is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality and has presented nationally at the National Association of Rehabilitation Nurses. Linda is focused on improving patient care and clinical outcomes through developing, monitoring and coordinating quality measures and patient satisfaction strategies.

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Jay Voto
Jay Voto

Area Business Development Director

Jay Voto was promoted to the role of area business development director from his previous role with Encompass Health’s local liaison team. 

Jay Voto was promoted to the role of area business development director from his previous role with Encompass Health’s local liaison team. He graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma State University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and has worked in many disciplines and leadership positions within the healthcare arena including pharmaceuticals, biotech, hospital, long term acute care and laboratory diagnostics before joining Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Richardson. Jay also served the City of Atoka, Oklahoma for four years as their youngest ever vice-mayor and councilman.

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