Encompass Health is a national sponsor of Together to End Stroke
This hospital has
Joint Commission Accreditation
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sioux Falls is a 40 bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services designed to return patients to leading active and independent lives.
Our hospital provides a wide range of physical rehabilitation services, a vast network of highly-skilled physicians and therapists, and the most innovative equipment and rehabilitation technology, ensuring that all patients have access to the highest quality care. Designed with our patient’s care in mind, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sioux Falls offers private rooms with insert amenities like televisions, telephones and wireless internet capabilities.
The hospital will serve patients who are recovering from conditions such as strokes and other neurological disorders, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic conditions and cardiac and pulmonary conditions.
*The hospital provides access to independent physicians.
Student observation hours
Translation services available
Service animals allowed with supporting documentation
By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety, our hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission.
At Encompass Health Sioux Falls, we provided an unconventional therapy session and repotted plants that were gifted to our hospital. One plant was repotted by Jenna, who is recovering from an accident at 18 years old. She was assisted by her occupational therapist, Megan. The plant was named Plantholomew Plantsworth, director of plant operations. He was provided with a makeshift ID badge, as well.
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On Nov. 13, U.S. Sen. John Thune toured our hospital and participated in a Q&A session with our leadership team.
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Chief Executive Officer
Kristina joined the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sioux Falls team as chief executive officer in 2022, however she began her career with Encompass Health in 2010 as an occupational therapist in Plano, Texas where she also gained experience in case management and the PPS coordinator role. In 2016 Kristina was promoted to regional patient assessment standards coordinator and trainer for the southwest region. She served as the director of therapy operations at Encompass Health Lakeshore beginning in 2019. Kristina obtained her master’s degree in occupational therapy from the University of Indianapolis and received her master’s degree in health administration from the University of Ohio.
Dr. Maina was born and raised in the central highlands of Kenya and earned his medical degree from the Moi University School of Medicine. Upon graduation, he did a year-long internship with an emphasis on infectious disease management and inpatient medicine. He worked in rural central Kenya prior to relocating to the United States. Dr. Maina joined the University of North Dakota Center for Family Medicine for his residency in 2017. During his training, Dr. Maina had a keen interest in hospital medicine and served as the administrative chief in his last year.
Dr. Maina is an independent private practice physician.
Director of Pharmacy
Lora Hummel-Koch serves as the pharmacy director for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sioux Falls. She has held leadership roles as director and consultant pharmacist with more than 31 years of experience in providing quality pharmaceutical and clinical services to retail, hospital, home care and Veteran health settings. Lora received her pharmacy degree from South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy. In addition, she has a track record of maintaining positive relationships with the people she serves and providing exceptional customer service with compassion and a team contributor.
Before joining Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sioux Falls, Elisha worked in various financial roles within healthcare for more than 12 years. Elisha is responsible for enabling an environment that allows for the highest quality of care by directing the accounting and finance functions of the hospital. Elisha received her bachelor’s degree in professional accountancy from Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota, and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Director of Case Management
Bethany joined Encompass Health in 2021. As a certified case manager, she discovered her passion for caring for patients and their families. The first 10 years of her career focused on bedside nursing in a variety of inpatient settings. Bethany is a 2005 graduate of South Dakota State University where she earned a bachelor's degree in nursing. She is grateful for the opportunity to assist and navigate her team to provide excellent patient and family-centered care.
Director of Therapy Operations
Maria Klamm has spent her career working with individuals with neurological conditions as an occupational therapist. She received her bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from the University of North Dakota in 1993 and her master’s degree in business administration from the University of Sioux Falls In 2007. She is a member of the South Dakota and American Occupational Therapy Association.
Facilities Management Director
Chad started at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sioux Falls in December 2021 as the facilities management director. He has more than 26 years of construction experience with the majority of that time as an electrician. Chad spent the last six years as a facility manager in Sioux Falls.
Director of Quality and Risk Management
Cassandra Schupner serves as the director of quality and risk for Encompass Health Sioux Falls. She was born and raised in South Dakota and attended Dakota State University in Madison, SD, where she received her degree in Health Information Administration. Cassandra has an extensive background in compliance, quality, and training. She has worked in a variety of settings including LifeScape and Sanford Health. Cassandra has a passion for constantly striving for continuous improvement and to provide the best possible patient experience.
Business Development Director
Amanda Smith became the business development director after having served as an admissions liaison at our hospital since 2020. Prior to joining Encompass Health, she worked in several disciplines within the healthcare arena including vascular imaging, cardiology research and noninvasive cardiac catheter procedures. Amanda earned her bachelor’s degree in health science in 2011, specializing in vascular ultrasound.
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