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HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Columbia to unveil new name and brand through community celebrations

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 29, 2018 – HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Columbia will unveil their new name and brand as part of their Company’s name change and rebranding initiative. Beginning July 1, the inpatient rehabilitation hospital will be known as Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Columbia. It will continue to provide the same high-quality post-acute care for patients overcoming a variety of major illnesses and injuries.

To celebrate the new brand, a community open house will be held on Thursday, July 12 from 4-6 p.m. at the hospital, located at 2935 Colonial Drive. The event is open to the community and will include a presentation by hospital CEO Chris Daughtry, hospital tours and refreshments. The hospital will also sponsor the Columbia Fireflies game on July 4.

“It’s been extremely rewarding to help many Midlands recover from debilitating illnesses and injuries over the past 29 years,” said Daughtry. “We’ve helped people walk again, talk again, care for themselves and return to the things they love. This rebrand is simply a way to reconfirm our commitment to our patients.”

Birmingham, Alabama-based HealthSouth Corporation launched its new name and brand on Jan. 1, 2018 and will be transitioning its 127 inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, 212 home health locations and 56 hospice agencies serving 36 states and Puerto Rico through 2019. All of the Company’s post-acute care service locations in South Carolina will migrate to the Encompass Health name and branding on July 1.

About HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Columbia
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Columbia is a 96-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. Serving patients throughout the Midlands of South Carolina, the hospital is located at 2935 Colonial Drive 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 268 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.

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Source: Encompass Health Corp.

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