HealthSouth Western Hills Regional Rehabilitation Hospital to rebrand

HealthSouth to become Encompass Health

PARKERSBURG — HealthSouth Western Hills Regional Rehabilitation Hospital will unveil a 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 Parkersburg.

The facility provides post-acute care for patients overcoming a variety of debilitating illnesses and injuries.

“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 Al Lawson, CEO of Encompass Health Parkersburg. “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.”

HealthSouth Corp., based in Birmingham, Ala., launched its new name and brand on Jan. 1, 2018, and transitioned 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 West Virginia will become Encompass Health name on Jan. 1.

HealthSouth Western Hills, 3 Western Hills Drive, Parkersburg, is a 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services.

Encompass Health is a national leader in post-acute care, offering facility-based and home-based patient care through rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies.