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Encompass Health of New England demonstrates commitment to excellence by achieving recertification for stroke rehabilitation program

12/22/21

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England recently achieved recertification for Disease-Specific Care from The Joint Commission for its stroke rehabilitation program at all three hospital campuses, including in Woburn, Beverly and Lowell. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England now offering all private rooms

09/13/21

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England in Woburn moved to private rooms for all patients beginning September 8. The hospital now offers 87 private rooms for inpatient rehabilitation patients recovering from a serious injury or illness.

Encompass Health New England nurse recognized for her efforts during COVID-19 pandemic

08/11/20

Karen Martin, RN, an infection control nurse at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England in Woburn, Massachusetts, was recently recognized by Boston News 25 as someone who has gone above and beyond during the COVID-19 pandemic. In turn, Karen shared her gratitude for the support from her community and her colleagues at the inpatient rehabilitation hospital.

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England awarded with post-acute stroke quality improvement award

07/22/19

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England received the Post-acute Collaborative Participation Award from the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH). The award recognizes post-acute facilities that participate in the Collaborative and have shown dedication in improving the care stroke patients receive in the post-hospital setting in calendar year 2018. 

Joint Finance Committee holds hearing on access to brain injury treatment

07/09/19

Dr. Ariel Savitz, Brain Injury Program Medical Director at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England, joined three-time Super Bowl champion and a former linebacker for the New England Patriots Ted Johnson and other medical experts and brain injury survivors to testify in support of legislation that would require commercial insurance carriers in the Commonwealth to authorize appropriate rehabilitation following brain injury.

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