The nation's largest system of rehabilitation hospitals, Encompass Health is the trusted choice of medical professionals.
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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 Novant Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Winston Salem, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury, hip fracture and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.
When you choose Novant Health 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 Novant Health 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:
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We deliver connected care and superior outcomes through our state-of-the-art inpatient rehabilitation hospital.
By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety, our hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission.
According to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), all not-for-profit hospitals are required to complete a community health needs assessment and implementation plan every three years.
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Chief Executive Officer
Christopher serves as CEO of Novant Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health. He joined Encompass Health in 2021 as the associate administrator at the Rehabilitation Hospital of Kingsport, a joint venture of Ballad Health and Encompass Health and most recently served as interim CEO of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Tinton Falls, a joint venture with Monmouth Medical Center. Prior to joining Encompass Health, Christopher served as a hospital services administrator with DaVita Kidney Care and in various roles in the long-term services and support niche of healthcare. Christopher received his bachelor's degree in psychology from Texas Southern University and his master's degree in business administration from Tulane University.
Dr. Mehta is proud to serve as medical director of Novant Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health. He has been part of our hospital since July 2021 and has since then been involved in developing a great multidisciplinary approach to deliver the best patient care to our rehabilitation hospital. Dr. Mehta also provides outpatient musculoskeletal and electrodiagnostic care for his patients and enjoys the continuity of care that he provides. He completed his medical and residency training at ECU Health, in Greenville, North Carolina.
Human Resources Director
Brittany brings more than 12 years of expertise in human resources and operations, she is a results-focused leader who delivers talent acquisition, retention and motivation solutions that help companies harness the full power of one of their most valuable assets – their people. She is dedicated to creating robust corporate cultures that promote continuous business growth and cultivate customer loyalty by empowering and motivating employees to realize their full potential and bring their best to the job. Brittany received a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Winston Salem State University, a master’s degree in healthcare administration as well as a master’s degree business administration both from Pfeiffer University.
Miriam joined Novant Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health in October 2022. She has more than 20 years of accounting and finance experience across multiple sectors, including specialization in fortune company accounting, internal/external audit and as an adjunct accounting instructor. Miriam has a master's degree in accountancy. She is also a diversity and inclusion champion and facilitator, a role she developed and mastered on the diversity and inclusion board within a Fortune 50 company. Currently, Miriam is an advocate for pet therapy within the hospital, witnessing firsthand the benefits to the patients. Miriam represents a passionate new addition to the leadership team.
Director of Therapy Operations
Randy joined the team at Novant Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health, as the director of therapy operations when the hospital opened in 2018. Randy has more than 25 years of clinical experience as a physical therapist and more than 20 years of experience as a leader of therapy service in inpatient rehabilitation and skilled nursing. Prior to working for Encompass Health, Randy worked as a staff therapist, team lead and a therapy manager in Novant Health’s inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and skilled nursing facilities. Randy graduated with his degree in physical therapy from University of Tennessee at Memphis.
Facilities Management Director
Chad joined Encompass Health four years ago. Chad brings more than 25 years of experience with maintenance. He has been involved in hospital startups and many successful Joint Commission surveys. His responsibilities as facilities management director include oversight of safety, security, engineering, dietary, housekeeping, waste management, emergency preparedness and life safety.
Director of Quality & Risk
Chanelle brings five years of case management experience to her role as director of quality and risk at Novant Health Rehabilitation Hospital including the areas of adult and pediatric emergency departments, neonatal/mother baby units and most recently inpatient rehabilitation. Early on in her career, Chanelle spent time working on Capitol Hill advocating for policy reform. She is a graduate of New York University with a master’s degree in social work and Winston Salem State University with a bachelor’s degree in social work.