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Jeff Alexander named CEO of future Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa

Jeff AlexanderTAMPA, Fla., Feb. 3, 2021 – Jeff Alexander has been named CEO of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa, Encompass Health’s inpatient rehabilitation hospital in North Tampa. The 50-bed hospital, which is under construction at 3840 Atmore Grove Road in Lutz, is expected to begin caring for patients in April 2021.

As CEO, Alexander is responsible for overseeing the future hospital’s day-to-day operations as well as patient care and quality. The hospital will provide 24-hour nursing care and physical, occupational and speech therapies to patients recovering from major illnesses and injuries including stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation and complex orthopedic conditions.

Most recently, Alexander served as CEO of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Spring Hill for four years. Prior to that, he served as CEO of a 34-bed long term acute care hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Alexander achieved a bachelor’s degree in communications from University of Illinois at Springfield and a master’s degree in business administration from Benedictine University.

“We’re very excited to have Jeff leading the team at our future, state-of-the-art hospital in Lutz,” said Lori Bedard, regional president of Encompass Health’s southeast region. “He is a strong leader that is dedicated to high-quality care that truly makes a difference in the lives of our patients. I’m excited to see the great impact this hospital will make in the community when its doors open in April.”

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa will be Encompass Health’s 13th inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Florida and 139th inpatient rehabilitation hospital in the U.S. In addition to several recently announced future projects, the Company’s Florida footprint includes 12 inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, 19 home health locations and one hospital under construction in Pensacola.

About Encompass Health 
As a national leader in integrated healthcare services, Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) offers both facility‑based and home‑based patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies. With a national footprint that includes 137 hospitals, 241 home health locations, and 82 hospice locations in 39 states and Puerto Rico, the Company provides high‑quality, cost-effective integrated healthcare. Encompass Health is ranked as one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For. For more information, visit, or follow us on our newsroomTwitter and Facebook.