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HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Gadsden to unveil new name and brand

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Gadsden will 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 Gadsden and will continue to provide the same high-quality post-acute care for patients overcoming a variety of debilitating illnesses and injuries.

“We look forward to celebrating our new name and brand with our local community,” said Kayla Feazell, CEO of HealthSouth Gadsden. “Our new brand allows us to reinforce our commitment to our patients and their families through the delivery of enhanced post-acute care. Our team 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 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 Alabama will migrate to the Encompass Health name and branding on April 1.

About HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Gadsden
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Gadsden is a 44-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services. Serving patients throughout Etowah, Calhoun, Marshall, Cherokee, Dekalb and St. Claire counties, the hospital is located at 801 Goodyear Avenue and on the Web at www.healthsouthgadsden.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.

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