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Welcome to Encompass Health New England

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 Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Woburn, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury, hip fracture and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.

When you choose Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England 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:

  • Three hours of therapy, five days per week
  • 24/7 nursing care, including nurses who specialize in rehabilitation
  • Frequent visits from a physician*

*We provide access to independent physicians.

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Better Rehabilitation Starts Here

Each patient’s recovery is different. At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England, 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:

 

 

Superior Amenities at Our Hospitals

137 beds

87 private beds

Televisions

Telephones

Free WiFi

Nonsmoking

Courtyard

Onsite Dialysis

Interpreter services

Spanish translators available

Tours available

Student observation hours

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We Proudly Display Our Gold Seal of Approval™

Stroke Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in stroke rehabilitation.

Hip Fracture Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in hip fracture rehabilitation.

Leadership and Staff

David Coggins, CEO
David Coggins, MS, PT

Chief Executive Officer

David has more than 32 years of health care expertise, of which ten years have been at the senior management level.

David brings more than 32 years of health care expertise to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England of which ten years have been at the senior management level. He received his undergraduate degree in education from Northeastern University and a master’s degree in physical therapy from Boston University. David became the CEO at HealthSouth New England Rehabilitation Hospital in December 2017, after serving as the director of marketing operations.

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Daniel Lyons
Daniel Lyons, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Lyons has been the medical director for more than 10 years.

Dr. Lyons has been a medical director for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England for more than 10 years. A graduate of Clark University, he completed his medical studies at Tufts Medical School. Dr. Lyons completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in New Jersey. He is board-certified in rehabilitation medicine, as well as spinal cord injury medicine.

Dr. Lyons is an independent private practice physician.

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Marjan Bruno
Marjan Bruno

Director of Pharmacy

Marjan has been with Encompass Health for over a decade and brings more than 25 years of pharmaceutical experience to her role.

Marjan has been with Encompass Health for over a decade and brings more than 25 years of pharmaceutical experience to her role as director of pharmacy. She plays an integrated role in the hospital’s antimicrobial stewardship program, opioid stewardship program and medication reconciliation compliance. Marjan graduated from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences with a bachelor’s degree in science.

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Nerline Destin
Nerline Destin, LCSW

Director of Case Management

Nerline Destin joined the leadership team in October 2017.
Nerline Destin joined the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England leadership team in October 2017. She graduated from Regis College in Weston MA with a degree in political science. Additionally, Nerline obtained a Master of Social Work from Simmons College in Boston MA. She began her career in social work at the Boston Emergency Team (Baycove), Walker Home and School and eventually transitioned to case management at St. Elizabeth Medical Center. She recently worked at CuraHealth in Boston as the director of case management. Nerline is a licensed clinical social worker with more than 8 years of experience in case management.
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Lauren Healey
Lauren Healey, MBA

Human Resources Director

Lauren joined the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England leadership team in August of 2015.

Lauren joined the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England leadership team in August of 2015. She graduated from Stonehill College in North Easton, Mass. in 2009 with a degree in psychology. Lauren began her human resources career working in manufacturing for Pierce Aluminum before transitioning to health care. She obtained her master’s degree in business administration from the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Isenberg School of Management in 2015. 

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Kathy Ledoux Walsh
KATHY LEDOUX WALSH, RN, CRRN

Chief Nursing Officer

Kathy has been with Encompass Health since 2018 and has over three decades of experience in telemetry and ICU.

Kathy has been with Encompass Health since 2018 and has over three decades of experience in telemetry and ICU. She had various leadership roles throughout her career which showcases her dedication to patient care and professional growth. Completing her degree from Chamberlain College and obtaining her CRRN certification demonstrate her commitment to ongoing learning and expertise in her field. Her progression from nurse manager to chief nursing officer is a testament to her leadership and management skills. Her experience and qualifications make her well-suited to lead and oversee nursing operations at the hospital.

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Olga Morgovsky
OLGA MORGOVSKY

Controller

Olga completed her master's degree in business administration from Fitchburg State University.

Olga earned her undergraduate degree in economics from Brandeis University and recently completed her master's degree in business administration from Fitchburg State University. Over the past 17 years, Olga has held various leadership positions within the finance and budget departments of the Mass General Brigham (MGB) healthcare system, including overseeing the budget office at Newton-Wellesley Hospital as finance operations manager and budget manager. Her most recent role was as budget director at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital where she led the budget planning process and managed data analysis projects. Currently serving as the finance director/controller at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England, she is responsible for supervising accounting, finance, supply chain, HIM and IT functions within the hospital.

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Kevin Piendak
Kevin Piendak, EMBA, OTR/L

Director of Quality and Risk Management

Kevin brings more than 20 years of inpatient rehabilitation experience to his role.

Kevin brings more than 20 years of inpatient rehabilitation experience to his role of director of quality and risk management at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England. After graduating from Quinnipiac University with a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy, he began his career as a therapist and developed a wide range of clinical skills with multiple diagnostic populations. Since earning an executive master’s degree in business administration in 2002, Kevin has held a number of leadership positions within the inpatient rehabilitation setting. He has also served on the executive board for the Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapists and remains active in initiatives that relate to the advancement of occupational therapy services within the state.

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Thomas Plante
Thomas Plante, PT

Director of Therapy Operations

Tom is a graduate of Northeastern University, and has been practicing in the field of physical therapy for more than 16 years.

Tom is a graduate of Northeastern University, and has been practicing in the field of physical therapy for more than 16 years. He is experienced in multiple settings of physical therapy, including acute rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing, home care and school based. His treatment areas focus on spinal cord injury, stroke, spasticity and wheelchair seating. Tom started with Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England in December 2007, and became the director of therapy operations in December 2015. 

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Jennifer Ringdahl
JENNIFER RINGDAHL, BSN, RN

Business Development Director

Jenn has dedicated a decade to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England.

Jenn has dedicated a decade to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England, making significant contributions in her roles as clinical rehab liaison and senior clinical rehab liaison. In her new role as business development director, Jen leads a team that assists community members in accessing the acute rehabilitative level of care. Her academic achievements include a bachelor’s degree in information technology from UMass Lowell and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Simmons University in Boston.

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Dave Snow
David Snow

Director of Facilities and Safety Officer

Dave brings more than 10 years of experience to his role for our Woburn, Beverly and Lowell hospitals.

Dave brings more than a decade of hospitality and residential facilities experience to his role as director of facilities and safety officer for our Woburn, Beverly and Lowell hospitals. Dave is certified in HVAC, Level 1 electrical, OSHA and EPA Universal. Dave is responsible for ensuring standard and regulatory compliance in all buildings, systems and equipment, installation, and maintenance.

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Connected Care – Multiple Locations

No matter where our patients are in the recovery process, we can help. We develop care plans to meet patients where they are, including comprehensive inpatient and outpatient therapy services and treatments. Visit any of our locations to learn more.

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