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Rusk Rehabilitation Hospital demonstrates commitment to excellence by achieving recertification for five disease-specific rehabilitation programs

09/16/21

Rusk Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health and MU Health Care, recently achieved recertification for Disease-Specific Care from The Joint Commission for five of its rehabilitation programs, including stroke, spinal cord injury, amputee, brain injury, and hip fracture. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

51-year-old spends weeks in ICU and rehabilitation to recover from COVID-19

09/01/21

Phil Neff considered himself an active and healthy 51-year-old who enjoyed hiking the trails of Columbia. However, in mid-July he contracted COVID-19 and his symptoms continued to worsen in the weeks ahead. On July 27, Phil was admitted to the hospital where he spent several weeks in the ICU and was finally released on August 13.

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

07/23/20

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

05/08/20

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”

03/23/20

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

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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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