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Tom Tisone named CEO of Rusk Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliation of Encompass Health and MU Health Care


Tom Tisone, MBA, CMPE, has been appointed as chief executive officer of Rusk Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliation of Encompass Health and University of Missouri Health Care. In his position as CEO, Tisone will oversee all of the day-to-day operations as well as patient care and quality at the 60-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital, located at 315 Business Loop 70 West. He assumes the position on Aug. 24, 2020.

Joshua Bailey's recovery at Rusk Rehabilitation Hospital


Watch Joshua Bailey's story on how a car wreck lead to his leg being amputated and the major role Rusk Rehabilitation Hospital played in his recovery.

We are all “Stronger Together”


Rusk Rehabilitation Hospital lifting the spirits of their staff, patients, and community by reminding everyone that we are all “Stronger Together.”

Hospital staff reunited with 'miracle patient' eight months later


Laura Besgrove saved a life because she missed a turn on her way home from dinner with friends. On June 1, two pedestrians were hit as they crossed the street at the intersection of Eighth and Ash streets, according to previous Missourian reporting. The accident left Patricia Beasley with serious injuries and resulted in the death of a second pedestrian, Katie Paul.

Woman hit by car in June reunites with caretakers


COLUMBIA - Patricia Beasley entered MU Health Care's University Hospital today fully recovered and with a smile on her face as doctors and nurses came to celebrate her recovery.

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Learn about mild head injury, concussion and chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Mild head injuries and concussions are the most common type of head injury, with more than 2 million injuries occurring each year. Attend this virtual CEU opportunity to learn more about the effects and treatment of these injuries. Guest speaker Dr. Richard Senelick specializes in both neurology and the subspecialty of neurorehabilitation.

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Dr. Senelick