When their return to independence depends on you,
we are here. Encompass Health offers the advanced
therapy and care patients need after a life-changing illness or injury.
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This hospital has
Joint Commission Accreditation
At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Richmond, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Richmond, we serve Henrico, Hanover and Chesterfield counties as a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, cardiac conditions, Parkinson’s disease 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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Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in stroke rehabilitation.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in pulmonary rehabilitation.
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Chief Executive Officer
Vivian joined Encompass Health in April, 2019. She received a bachelor's degree in nursing from the College of Saint Teresa in Minnesota. Over the last decade Vivian has provided leadership for a healthcare services company by serving in roles such as CEO and division vice president; regional senior director of sales and marketing. Her management provides support to clinical and administrative efforts, while maintaining positive customer relations, and her motivation comes from working with a dynamic team who is dedicated to providing an exceptional patient experience.
Dr. Wichman comes to us from Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg, N.C. where he served as the chief of physical medicine and rehabilitation and battalion surgeon for the 1-508 Parachute Infantry Division 82nd Airborne, with active service in Afghanistan. Dr. Wichman earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon and medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, with postdoctoral training at Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, D.C. In addition to his duties as medical director at Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, Virginia, Dr. Wichman competes in national Crossfit and mud racing competitions, is an active aviator with a commercial pilot’s license, and is cultivating a hop farm in Craig County, Va.
* The hospital provides access to independent physicians.
Director of Quality/Risk Management
Director of Human Resources
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