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Partnering with an expert

In an evolving healthcare industry, a successful and experienced post-acute partner is paramount to providing high-quality, cost-effective care. With over 35 years of post-acute experience, we know post-acute care; it’s what we do. If you are considering options for post-acute care or participating in the healthcare reform models, we can evaluate your current inpatient rehabilitation unit or hospital, and provide feedback on potential partnership opportunities we see for growth or improvement in your market.

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Customized partnerships that work

Our nationwide network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals includes more than 45 joint ventures, the first of which dates back to 1991, and is still strong today. Whether structuring a formal joint venture or finding new ways to diversify your revenue stream, we always start by understanding the mission and goals core to each partner.

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Our patient journey

Encompass Health delivers care that makes a difference. In all of our locations, we lead the way to help patients achieve superior outcomes. See our different approach in improving patient experience and working as a team with our patients, employees and partners.



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Let’s talk about if a partnership with Encompass Health makes sense for your health system and community.

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We have more than 130 hospitals nationwide.

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Hear from our partners

In the 32 years Hardin Memorial Health and Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Lakeview have worked together to care for patients, they have built strong bonds to promote health in the community and state. The collaboration of acute care hospitals working to get patients to the right post-acute setting at the right time plays a vital role in reducing the cost of care in the long term---helping to avoid unnecessary emergency room visits, reducing hospital readmission rates and providing a better quality of life for patients in their home and community. While the general acute care hospital often has the task of ensuring the patient’s medical status is stable, post-acute providers often are the next step in helping the patient regain function to be able to return to their home and community.

- Tom Carrico, Vice President
Hardin Memorial Health

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Partnering with Encompass Health has been an exemplary model of best practice for our Health Care organization and community. Not only do we rely and trust the clinicians at Encompass with the care of our patients, we also trust them with the co-education and development of our acute care staff. Our relationship goes well beyond a simple hand-off of patient care. It also integrates clinical knowledge, communication and advanced technology that maximizes the outcomes and satisfaction of our patients as well as our Providers. We could not have achieved our system level of success without them!

- Brett Hayes, MSPT,
Senior Director Mizzou Therapy Services, University of Missouri Health Care

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When Deaconess Health System patients need advanced post-acute rehabilitative care, we rely on our partnership with Encompass Health for providing world class in-patient rehab right here in our community. Their new state-of-the-art facility and highly advanced doctors, therapists and nurses at Encompass Health Deaconess benefit not only our stroke, trauma and orthopedic patients, but also their families and our overall community. By collaborating with the region’s only Joint Commission credentialed hospital for both stroke and brain rehabilitation, together we have created a continuum of care and exceptional outcomes that mean our patients can receive the expert care they need, right here close to home.

- James R. Porter, MD, FAAP, FACHE
President, Deaconess Health System

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