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U.S. News & World Report Names The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis Among Best Hospitals for Rehabilitation in 2023-2024

The hospital ranks in top 50 hospitals nationally for rehabilitation services

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Nov. 30, 2023 – The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis, an affiliate of BJC HealthCare and Encompass Health, has been named by U.S. News & World Report to its 2023-2024 list of Best Hospitals. The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis ranks #42 nationally for rehabilitation hospitals.

“We are honored to be named one of the top 50 Best Rehabilitation Hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Receiving this recognition is a testament to the exceptional care we provide and the trust we continue to build with our patients, partners, and our community,” said Jeffrey Reese, CEO of The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis. “Our priority is providing high quality, compassionate care to achieve the best outcomes for our patients, and we look forward to continuing to make a meaningful difference in the St. Louis community and beyond.”

U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 hospitals across 15 specialties and 21 procedures and conditions; only 12% of evaluated hospitals earned a Best Hospitals ranking. Hospitals awarded a “Best” designation excelled at factors such as clinical outcomes, level of nursing care and patient experience.

“For 34 years, U.S. News has provided data-informed rankings to help patients and their doctors find the best hospital to treat their illness or condition,” said Ben Harder, chief of health analysis and managing editor at U.S. News.

The Rehabilitation Hospital of St. Louis, an affiliate of BJC HealthCare and 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 hospital provides at least three hours of comprehensive therapy for five days each week, including physical, occupational and speech therapy, and around-the-clock registered nursing care.

Serving patients in St. Louis and surrounding communities, the hospital is located at 4455 Duncan Avenue. To learn more about The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis, visit

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About Encompass Health

Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) is the largest owner and operator of rehabilitation hospitals in the United States. With a national footprint that includes 161 hospitals in 37 states and Puerto Rico, the Company provides high-quality, compassionate rehabilitative care for patients recovering from a major injury or illness, using advanced technology and innovative treatments to maximize recovery. Encompass Health is ranked as one of Fortune's World’s Most Admired Companies and Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare. For more information, visit, or follow us on our newsroom, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

About BJC HealthCare

BJC HealthCare, one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, serving the health care needs of urban, suburban and rural communities at its 14 hospitals and multiple health service organizations. BJC facilities deliver extraordinary care to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri regions, and people from across the country and around the world at the academic hospitals Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s in partnership with Washington University School of Medicine. Services provided by BJC facilities include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice. To learn more, visit, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

About U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report is the global leader in quality rankings that empower consumers, business leaders and policy officials to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives and communities. A multifaceted digital media company with Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars, News, Real Estate, Careers and 360 Reviews platforms, U.S. News provides rankings, independent reporting, data journalism, consumer advice and U.S. News Live events. More than 40 million people visit each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.