HealthSouth Reading Rehabilitation Hospital will unveil its new name and brand as part of its company’s name change and rebranding initiative.

Beginning Jan. 1, the inpatient rehabilitation hospital will be known as Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading. It will continue to provide the same high-quality, post-acute care for patients overcoming a variety of major illnesses and injuries.

To commemorate the new name and brand, the hospital will be hosting a community celebration on Wednesday, Jan. 9, from 3 to 7 p.m.

The event will take place in the hospital café, located at 1623 Morgantown Road, Reading.

The event will feature an open Q&A forum, technology tours and comments from Dr. Suzanne Adam, the hospital’s medical director. Appetizers and light dinner will be provided to guests. The hospital asks that guests RSVP to Tiffany Cipolla at 610 796-6365 or at tiffany.cipolla@healthsouth.com.

“Our new Encompass Health brand reflects more than the change of our name. It reinforces our commitment to working together to continuously improve the care we provide our patients,” said Amy Teal, CEO of Encompass Health Reading. “With a focus on clinical collaboration and strengthening relationships, we will continue to play an important role in making a difference in the lives of our patients.”

Birmingham, Alabama-based HealthSouth Corporation launched its new name and brand on Jan. 1, 2018 and will be transitioning its 130 inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and 273 home health and hospice locations serving 36 states and Puerto Rico through 2019. All of the company’s post-acute care service locations in Pennsylvania will migrate to the Encompass Health name and brand on Jan. 1.

About HealthSouth Reading Rehabilitation Hospital

HealthSouth Reading Rehabilitation Hospital of is a 60-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. The hospital is located at 1623 Morgantown Road in Reading and on the Web at http://www.healthsouthreading.com.

About Encompass Health

As a national leader in post-acute care, 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 spans 130 hospitals and 273 home health & hospice locations in 36 states and Puerto Rico, the Company is committed to delivering high-quality, cost-effective care across the post-acute continuum. Driven by a set of shared values, Encompass Health is the result of the union between HealthSouth Corporation and Encompass Home Health & Hospice, and is ranked as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. For more information, visit encompasshealth.com, or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

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