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At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of York, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Serving York and the surrounding areas, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury, Parkinson’s disease and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.

Setting the standard in post-acute care, our hospital holds Joint Commission disease specific care certifications in stroke rehabilitation, advanced inpatient diabetes, wound care and Parkinson's disease rehabilitation.

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

90 Beds

Televisions

Telephones

Free WiFi

Nonsmoking

Interpreter services

Tours available

Support groups

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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.

Brain Injury Rehabilitation

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

Advanced Inpatient Diabetes

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

Wound Care

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

Parkinson's Disease Rehabilitation

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

Hospital happenings

Our diabetic educator works with patients one-on-one to teach them how to build a balanced meal and stay active with guidance personalized to their condition.

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Hospital happenings

November is National Diabetes Month. Our diabetes protocol team plays an integral role in helping educate our patients with pre-diabetes and diabetes about healthy eating, staying active, medication and other common questions. Encompass Health York is Advanced Certified by The Joint Commission in inpatient diabetes since 2011.

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Hospital happenings

At Encompass Health of York, Pennsylvania, an interdisciplinary approach is used to teach patients and their families about diabetes. A five-day group class plus individual education is offered to all patients with pre-diabetes and diabetes. The team provides a 30-to 60-minute group class Monday through Friday. Patients can join any day of the week during their stay. Each day of the week has a specific topic which incorporates the AADE 7. Statistics show that people with diabetes are known to have a higher risk of a 30-day readmission following hospitalization. Diabetes education provided to patients while in the hospital setting can help prevent readmissions to the hospital.

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Hospital happenings

We are proud of our healthcare heroes who are working hard every day to keep our patients safe and help them regain independence.

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The following region contains a Google 3D virtual tour feature that allows a user to view the Encompass Health facility. To assist screen reader users in understanding what is presented in the 3D virtual tour, each image view is independently described within lists that can be found under each linked heading. The room links below our virtual tour leave this website and go directly to Google maps to walk through the hospital.

Please click on the arrows to navigate through the hallways on each floor. Use the "L" options on the right-hand side of the tour window below to navigate through different areas/floors of the hospital for a full virtual tour. See a key to "L" areas below.

L0 - Lobby
  • Lobby/Foyer of hospital accessed through main hospital entrance.
  • Main desk in lobby entrance for receptionist and admitting area.
  • Chairs for patients and visitors to use.
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  • Multiple tables and chairs for patients and visitors to eat together.
  • Vending machines for drinks and snacks available for purchase.
  • Buffet style food area with menu, utensils, and condiments to choose.
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  • Desk in hospital area for nurses to document in patient area.
  • Three hallways leading away from nurse's station to other areas of the hospital.
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  • Multiple tables throughout therapy gym to assist in patient therapies.
  • Exercise equipment throughout gym to be used with technologies in therapy sessions.
  • Small stairs to assist in building patient’s strength.
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  • Multiple tables throughout therapy gym to assist in patient therapies.
  • Exercise equipment throughout gym to be used with technologies in therapy sessions.
  • Small stairs to assist in building patient’s strength.
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  • Pool area used for therapies in the water as part of patient rehabilitation.
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  • Shared patient room with two beds, sink, bathroom, and chairs for visitors.
  • Nightstands are placed next to each bed with a curtain to divide room between patient beds.
  • Window with exterior view.

Leadership and staff

Michelle Fitzgerald
Michelle Fitzgerald

Chief Executive Officer

Michelle joined Encompass Health York in April 2019 and brings more than 25 years of progressive healthcare leadership experience within inpatient and outpatient settings.

Michelle joined Encompass Health York in April 2019 and brings more than 25 years of progressive healthcare leadership experience within inpatient and outpatient settings. She received a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from Simmons University in Boston and a master’s degree in healthcare administration from Worcester State University.

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Hejab Imteyaz
Hejab Imteyaz

Medical Director

Dr. Imteyaz serves as the medical director of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of York.

Dr. Imteyaz serves as the medical director of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of York. She is board certified with American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR). Prior to joining Encompass Health in 2018, she worked as an assistant professor in the Department of PM&R at UPMC, Pittsburgh since 2015. She completed her PM&R residency at the Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York. Dr. Imteyaz received a masters degree in public health from George Washington University, Washington, DC. Dr. Imteyaz pursued a career in clinical research at the Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, after completing her medical school at Dow Medical College and residency at Civil Hospital in Pakistan. She has participated in international health projects aiming to develop and distribute online educational materials in physical medicine and rehabilitation for the local health care providers.

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Robert Hambrick
Robert Hambrick

Director of Therapy Operations

He transferred from Tennessee to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital in Reading in 2012, where he served as the therapy manager.

Rob joined Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, in 2003. He transferred from Tennessee to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital in Reading in 2012, where he served as the therapy manager. Then in 2019, Rob joined Encompass Health in York as the Director of Therapy Operations. Rob received his bachelor’s degree from Trevecca Nazarene University in business administration and a doctorate of physical therapy from Belmont University.

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Tanya Hastings
Tanya Hastings

Director of Human Resources

Tanya joined Encompass Health York, formerly HealthSouth York in 2014 and served as the human resources coordinator before moving into the human resources director role in 2017.

Tanya joined Encompass Health York, formerly HealthSouth York in 2014 and served as the human resources coordinator before moving into the human resources director role in 2017. She earned a bachelor's degree in human resource management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is a member of SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management), in addition to serving on the board for the American Heart Association.

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Marc Mcneil
Marc McNeil

Facilities Management Director

Marc joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital in 2018 as the director of plant operations bringing more than 17 years combined experience in residential and commercial construction management to his role.

Marc joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital in 2018 as the director of plant operations bringing more than 17 years combined experience in residential and commercial construction management to his role. In addition, Marc has management experience in research and development and logistics operations.

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Julie Scott
Julie Scott

Chief Nursing Officer

She has been with Encompass Health since 2001, serving as CNO since 2011.

Julie is the chief nursing officer at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of York, formerly HealthSouth. She has been with Encompass Health since 2001, serving as CNO since 2011. Julie has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from York College, a master’s degree in healthcare administration degree from Capella, and is a certified rehabilitation registered nurse. She is a member of the Nursing Leadership Board and a CNO preceptor for the northeast region. Julie is passionate about mentoring staff to grow their knowledge to better care for patients and families.

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Lauren Smeton
Lauren Smeton

Director of Case Management

Lauren joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of York in 2019 as the director of case management. 

Lauren joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of York in 2019 as the director of case management. Lauren obtained her master’s degree from the University of Maryland School of Social Work in 2014 and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Pennsylvania and a Certified Brain Injury Specialist. Lauren has rehabilitation experience working in the inpatient and outpatient settings and is passionate about serving the brain injury population.

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Victoria Sowers
Victoria Sowers

Business Development Director

Victoria joined Encompass in July of 2020, bringing with her more than 25 years of success in the healthcare industry.

Victoria joined Encompass in July of 2020, bringing with her more than 25 years of demonstrated success in the healthcare industry as a clinician and in marketing and business development.  Victoria has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from UNC-Wilmington and an associate degree in physical therapy from Georgia State Perimeter College.

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Lisa Trimble
Lisa Trimble

Area Controller

Lisa brings with her more than 34 years of demonstrated success in the areas of healthcare financial operations.
Lisa joined Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, in November 2014, bringing with her more than 34 years of demonstrated success in the areas of healthcare financial operations. She is the Area Controller for the Middletown, Delaware, York and Pennsylvania hospitals. Previously, she was the associate vice president/CFO for the home-and-community-based services division of a nationally recognized regional health system and has served in various managerial roles for leading healthcare organizations. Lisa earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Albright College.
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