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8:00 am - 7:00 pm
This hospital has
Joint Commission Accreditation
We know that choosing where to receive care after a life-changing illness or injury is an important decision for you and your loved ones. At Saint Alphonsus Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Boise, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury, hip fracture and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.
When you choose Saint Alphonsus Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health for your rehabilitation, you receive compassionate care from an expert team of physical, occupational and speech therapists; physicians; nurses; dietitians; pharmacists; and case managers who work together to create a plan to help you meet your unique goals.
At our hospital you will receive:
*We provide access to independent physicians.
Each patient’s recovery is different. At Saint Alphonsus Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health, our expert clinicians combine the latest technologies, real-world simulations and advanced therapies into a treatment plan that helps you achieve what’s important to you. Our specialties include but are not limited to:
40 Private rooms
Pets, approval required
Student observation hours
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in stroke rehabilitation.
According to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), all not-for-profit hospitals are required to complete a community health need assessment and implementation strategy every three years.
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Dr. David Wald has practiced medicine for 18 years. He served as medical director for ten years at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, FL which was recognized for best practices in inpatient rehabilitation. He has presented at national and regional conferences for AMRPA and UDS. He is a board certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist, completing his residency at Emory University School of Medicine and his medical degree at New York Medical College.
Dr. Wald is an independent private practice physician.
Business Development Director
Carl joined the team in 2022 and has worked in and around the Saint Alphonsus health system for more than 10 years. Initially, working as the orthopedic and sports medicine coordinator, then transitioning to design and implementation of a DME program across the entire health system. This ignited his new passion in business development. With over 20 years of experience as a certified athletic trainer he received a master’s degree from the University of Wyoming in kinesiology and aging and a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and athletic training from Humboldt State University. He brings with him years of award-winning business development skills and health care experience at a multitude of levels and settings.
Case Management Director
Quentin is a board-certified case manager who has more than 10 years of experience in healthcare with a focus in counseling, case management and discharge planning. Quentin also holds a master's degree in clinical counseling from Northwest Nazarene University and a master’s degree in business administration from Louisiana State University in Shreveport.
Director of Quality and Risk Management
Megan has more than 20 years of experience in rehabilitation at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. She earned her bachelor's degree in nursing at Boise State University and a master's degree in business administration, health care management from Western Governors University. Additionally, she holds certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse and is a member of AANAC, ARN – National and Idaho chapters, ANA- National and Idaho chapters, ACHE, and Nurse Leaders of Idaho (an AONE affiliate).
Chief Nursing Officer
Lurisa’s passion for rehabilitation nursing comes from her desire to see people overcome unforeseen life changing events. She graduated with her nursing degree in 2012 and joined the rehabilitation department in 2014. She achieved her certification in rehabilitation, her CRRN in 2016. Lurisa’s nursing background includes labor and delivery and pediatric home health. Her years of leadership experience is dedicated to achieving the best outcome of our patients.
Ashley graduated from Boise State University with a bachelor's and master's degree in accountancy. She is a Certified Public Accountant in Idaho and has a background in public accounting and healthcare. Prior to joining Saint Alphonsus Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, Ashley worked for St. Luke's Health System for seven years in various roles, the most recent being a director of finance/senior finance business partner in financial operations. Ashley is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Healthcare Financial Management Association.
Human Resources Director
Emily joined Encompass Health in 2022. She has been in healthcare human resources and back-office support for almost 10 years. Previously, she held positions in payroll, accounts payable, compliance and other finance-specific roles. In moving to healthcare, she has found fulfillment in supporting clinicians as they serve our community and being one part of the gear that makes a hospital tick.
Director of Plant Operations
Eric Sutton has been in the healthcare industry for 10 years with the last five years being in plant operations management and has been involved in many successful Joint Commission surveys. Prior to the healthcare industry, Eric spent 20 years in the construction management then moved to Boise and joined the Saint Alphonsus Regional Rehabilitation Hospital team as the facilities management director. His responsibilities include EVS, plant operations, safety and security.
Director of Pharmacy
Rob joined the Encompass Health team in June 2019. He graduated from Roseman University of Health Sciences in South Jordan, Utah with his doctorate in pharmacy. Prior to moving to Boise, he worked as lead clinical pharmacist at Jordan Valley Medical Center in West Jordan, Utah. Rob has worked in various roles including intensive care, acute care, telemetry, emergency room and rehabilitation. His passion is working with an interdisciplinary healthcare team to optimize patient outcomes and make a positive impact on those around him.