Encompass Health is a national sponsor of Together to End Stroke
This hospital is accredited by The
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 Rehabilitation Hospital of Bristol, a Joint Venture of Ballad Health and Encompass Health, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Bristol, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury, hip fracture and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.
When you choose Rehabilitation Hospital of Bristol, a Joint Venture of Ballad Health and 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 Rehabilitation Hospital of Bristol, a Joint Venture of Ballad Health and 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:
Student observation hours
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in stroke rehabilitation.
Chief Executive Officer
Britta came to Encompass Health from Wellmont Health System in June 2015 as the director of quality and risk. With more than 26 years in healthcare, her experience includes quality, patient safety, patient satisfaction, IT, regulatory compliance and infection prevention. Britta also was the administrator for the NeuroScience Service line where she helped developed a Joint Commission-certified stroke program. She has served for many years as an examiner for the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence and as an examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Program. In 2007, Britta led the Wellmont Health System to win the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence Award. Britta has served multiple years as a board member for United Way of Greater Kingsport. She received her bachelor’s degree in mathematics from East Tennessee State University with a double minor in physics and finance.
Dr. Sah holds a bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary. He graduated medical school from Western University of Health Sciences. He volunteers with RAM, the Health Wagon and participates in medical mission trips overseas. He lives in Bristol with his wife and five children. He attends Discovery Church and is a member of CMDA. Dr. Sah enjoys gardening, hiking, being involved with his children’s extracurricular activities and drinking coffee from Trailblazer.
Dr. Sah is an independent private practice physician.
Director of Case Management
Gabbi joined Encompass Health in 2017 as part of the case management team and promoted to director of case management later that year. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in health and human performance and received her certification for case management through the CCMC. She is a member of the Academy of Certified Case Managers and has worked in healthcare for more than 15 years.
Human Resources Director
Christy received a degree in business administration with a concentration in human resources from East Tennessee State University in 2000. She has worked in healthcare since graduating. Christy has been with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, since 2006, became the director of human resources in December 2014 and received her Professional in Human Resources Certification in May of 2017.
Director of Therapy Operations/Director of Quality and Risk
Ashley joined Encompass Health as a speech-language pathologist in 2009 and has served as a department manager since 2010. She holds a master’s degree in speech-language pathology from Radford University. In addition, she holds a master’s of business administration with a healthcare endorsement from King College. Ashley is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is a member of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM). She currently serves as director of therapy operations, quality, and risk management.
Donna has been a pharmacist for more than 25 years. Graduating pharmacy school from the University of Kentucky in 1986, she has gain experience working in a hospital setting for 15 years and 10 years in a home infusion setting as pharmacy manager/director of pharmacy. She started with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, in January of 2014.