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HealthSouth Hospital of Erie
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Erie will unveil its new name and brand as part of its Company’s name change and rebranding initiative. Beginning Jan. 1, the inpatient rehabilitation hospital will be known as Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Erie. It will continue to provide the same high-quality, post-acute care for patients overcoming a variety of major illnesses and injuries.
To commemorate the new name and brand, the hospital will be hosting a community ribbon cutting event on Thursday, Jan. 10 at 10:00 a.m. The event will be held at the hospital, located at 143 East Second St. in Erie, and the ribbon cutting will be accompanied by a statement from John Papalia, CEO of the hospital. In conjunction with the ribbon cutting, the hospital is hosting a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“Our new Encompass Health brand reflects more than the change of our name. It reinforces our commitment to working together to continuously improve the care we provide our patients,” said John Papalia, CEO of Encompass Health Erie. “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 on Jan. 1, 2018 and will be transitioning its 130 inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and 273 home health and hospice locations serving 36 states and Puerto Rico through 2019. All of the Company’s post-acute care service locations in Pennsylvania will migrate to the Encompass Health name and brand on Jan. 1.
About HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Erie
HealthSouth Erie is a 108-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services. Serving patients throughout northwest Pennsylvania, west New York and northeast Ohio, the hospital is located at 143 East Second Street and on the web at www.healthsoutherie.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 130 hospitals and 273 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.
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