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Encompass Health Abilene holds hospital celebration to unveil new name and brand

ABILENE, Texas, April 12, 2018 – Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Abilene, formerly known as HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Abilene, will hold a special event to celebrate its new name and brand as part of its company’s name change and rebranding initiative. The hospital continues to provide the same high-quality post-acute care for patients overcoming a variety of debilitating illnesses and injuries.

The open house will be held on Thursday, April 26 from 5-7 p.m. at the hospital, located at 6401 Directors Parkway. The event is open to the community and will offer refreshments, a brief presentation and tours of the hospital. Tours will also include the recently opened patient wing featuring 30 new private patient rooms.

“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 Joe Roberson, CEO of Encompass Health Abilene. “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 325 691-1600.

About Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Abilene
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Abilene is a 30-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services. Serving patients throughout the Big Country area, the hospital is located at 6401 Directors Parkway and on the Web at

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, or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.