KANSAS CITY, Kans., Feb. 4, 2022 – Dr. Jacqueline Smith, pulmonologist, has joined MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital as a fulltime member of the hospital’s medical staff. In this role, Dr. Smith will work with patients to restore respiratory function following a serious disease or injury.
“We are excited to have Jacqueline join our medical staff and look forward to her becoming an integral part of our interdisciplinary team that provides compassionate, personalized care,” Tiffany Kiehl, CEO of MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital. “Jacqueline brings a variety of clinical interests to his role at Encompass Health, including pulmonary diseases and sleep disorders, and I am confident she will make outstanding contributions to the hospital.”
Dr. Smith has more than two decades of experience serving in various clinical roles, including in an acute care inpatient hospital with a 20-bed ICU, sleep lab, and pulmonary function lab, as well as in an outpatient office practice, where she treated the full spectrum of pulmonary diseases and sleep disorders. Dr. Smith completed medical school, her internal medicine residency, and specialization in pulmonary and critical care medicine all from The University of Kansas School of Medicine.
About MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital
MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital, part of Encompass Health, offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services for patients 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 multidisciplinary rehabilitation team combines the latest technologies and individualized treatment plans to help patients progress toward independence. The 98-bed hospital provides at least three hours of comprehensive therapy for five days each week, including physical, occupational and speech therapy, and around-the-clock nursing care.Serving patients in Overland Park and surrounding communities, the hospital is located at 5701 West 110th Street. To learn more, visit encompasshealth.com/midamericarehab or follow us on Facebook.
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 145 hospitals, 251 home health locations, and 96 hospice locations in 42 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 encompasshealth.com, or follow us on our newsroom, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.