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At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Texarkana, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Texarkana and serving the Four State Area, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury, hip fracture 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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Superior amenities at our hospitals

60 Beds
Telephones
Televisions
Tours available
Cafeteria
Courtyard
Free WiFi
Interpreter services
Student observation hours
Pet friendly

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We proudly display our Gold Seal of Approval™

Stroke Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in stroke rehabilitation.

Amputee Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in amputee rehabilitation.

Hip Fracture Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in hip fracture rehabilitation.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in cardiac rehabilitation.

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Leadership and staff

Harlo McCall
HARLO MCCALL

Chief Executive Officer

Harlo McCall was named CEO in November 2014. Having started his career as a nurse, and later as a nurse executive, Harlo has a sharp focus on patient satisfaction and quality outcomes.

Harlo McCall was named CEO in November 2014. Having started his career as a nurse, and later as a nurse executive, Harlo has a sharp focus on patient satisfaction and quality outcomes. Harlo has served in clinical and operational leadership roles in acute care hospitals, rehab units and physician clinics, bringing a solid understanding of all aspects of healthcare operations to Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth. Prior to joining Encompass Health, he was chief operating officer at Lehigh Regional Medical Center, Lehigh Acres, Florida. He received his Bachelor of Science in nursing and his MBA in healthcare management from William Carey College.


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Mark Wren, M.D.
MARK WREN, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Wren has been affiliated with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Texarkana since 1996. 

Dr. Wren has been affiliated with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Texarkana since 1996. He served as the hospital’s associate medical director for four years prior to becoming the medical director. Dr. Wren completed undergraduate studies at Centenary College, followed by doctor of medicine and masters in public health at Tulane University Schools of Medicine and Public Health. He completed externships at Mayo Clinic and University of Colorado. Dr. Wren completed an internship in internal medicine and residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Loma Linda University School of Medicine and is a board-certified physiatrist.

* All physicians are independent and are not employees of this hospital.

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 Phylis Buck
PHYLIS BUCK

CFO/Controller

Phylis had three years experience with Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospitals, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospitals in Tennessee prior to joining Encompass Health Texarkana. 

Phylis had three years experience with Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospitals, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospitals in Tennessee prior to joining Encompass Health Texarkana. She experienced Encompass Health’s compassion and expertise after a family member’s illness, and knew Encompass Health was the kind of company she wanted to work for. She brings more than 20 years of experience in accounting and financial management for private, public and non-profit organizations. Phylis received her bachelor's degree in business administration from Bethel College and her executive master's degree in business administration, general, and international business from the University of Memphis.


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Lorri Oglesby
LORRI OGLESBY

Chief Nursing Officer

Lorri Oglesby began working at Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth in March 2009 as the nurse manager.

Lorri Oglesby began working at Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth in March 2009 as the nurse manager. Lorri received her associate degree in nursing from Texarkana College and her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Texas A & M University. Lorri has obtained a certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) and is also NIHSS Stroke certified. Lorri moved into the position of director of case management in July 2013. She is a strong patient advocate and provides pertinent education to both families and patients. Lorri also has experience in home health, wound care, acute care and physician office environments.


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Scott Reid
SCOTT REID

Director of Plant Operations

Scott has served as director of plant operations/safety officer for Encompass Health Texarkana, formerly HealthSouth Texarkana since 2001. 

Scott has served as director of plant operations/safety officer for Encompass Health Texarkana, formerly HealthSouth Texarkana since 2001. He has more than 25 years of experience in construction, management, quality control and safety. Scott serves as a member of the Regional Advisory Council (RAC) Executive Board and the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) of Texarkana, Texas.


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LaSandra Smiley
LASANDRA SMILEY

Director of Pharmacy

LaSandra joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Texarkana, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Texarkana in July 2014 as Director of Pharmacy. 

LaSandra joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Texarkana, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Texarkana in July 2014 as Director of Pharmacy. She received her bachelor of science in pharmacy from Texas Southern University College of Pharmacy and her doctorate of pharmacy from University of Colorado Denver School of Pharmacy. LaSandra brings with her a variety of pharmacy practice experiences in both retail pharmacy and acute care hospital practices, including working alongside a team of health care professionals to coordinate individualized patient care plans.


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Shayne Smith
SHAYNE SMITH

Director of Case Management

Shayne joined the Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth team in 2014 and brought to the hospital a strong nursing and case management background. 

Shayne joined the Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth team in 2014 and brought to the hospital a strong nursing and case management background. She oversees the case management department making sure all patients have a safe and positive experience throughout their stay and ensures patient comprehension of treatment plans. Upon patient discharge she works with the interdisciplinary team to provide resources to help them succeed back in the community. She attends Texas A&M, Texarkana where she is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree.


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Teena Thornell
TEENA THORNELL

Director of Quality and Risk

Teena has served in various nursing leadership roles throughout her career with the last 12 years in the inpatient rehabilitation setting.
Teena was named director of quality and risk for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Texarkana in January 2019. Teena received her associate’s degree in nursing from Texarkana College. She graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences with her bachelor’s degree and Master of Nursing Science in nursing administration/education. Teena has served in various nursing leadership roles throughout her career with the last 12 years focused primarily on quality, compliance, safety, and risk in the inpatient rehabilitation setting. 
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 Todd Wallace
TODD WALLACE

Director of Therapy Operations

Todd was named the director of therapy operations in August 2012.

Todd was named the director of therapy operations in August 2012.  He has been employed with Encompass Health Texarkana, formerly HealthSouth Texarkana since 2003 and has held positions in the outpatient department and in hospital leadership prior to this role. He has also worked as a physical therapist in the home health, skilled nursing and acute care settings with his focus being in areas of geriatrics and neurological rehabilitation. Todd attended Southern Arkansas University and completed his master’s degree in physical therapy at the University of Central Arkansas.


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Tiffannee Watson Tiffannee Watson, RN
TIFFANNEE WATSON, RN

Business Development Director

Tiffannee brings more than 14 years of experience in healthcare, with focus in areas of orthopedic, cardiac, and has served as rehab liaison for the past 8 years at Encompass Health Texarkana, formerly HealthSouth Texarkana. 

Tiffannee brings more than 14 years of experience in healthcare, with focus in areas of orthopedic, cardiac, and has served as rehab liaison for the past 8 years at Encompass Health Texarkana, formerly HealthSouth Texarkana. An East Texas native, she graduated from Texarkana College as licensed vocational nurse then pursued an associate’s degree in nursing. Tiffannee is compassionate and a patient advocate in assisting patients and their families in getting the care and outcomes they deserve.


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