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BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Encompass Health Corporation (NYSE: EHC), the nation's leading owner and operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and a leader in home-based care, will ring The Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Feb. 6, 2018, in celebration of the Company's rebrand from HealthSouth to Encompass Health. The rebrand was announced in July 2017, and the Company began trading under EHC on Jan. 2, 2018.
"It is an honor to ring The Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange," said Encompass Health President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Tarr. "The rebrand was the result of a yearlong, research-intensive process designed to support the Company's business strategy and its expanding national footprint. We believe the name Encompass Health reflects our commitment to setting new standards for delivering better care across the post-acute continuum. As we move forward under a new name, we will continue to build on our strong foundation as an integrated provider of inpatient and home-based care."
Encompass Health is focused on providing superior outcomes by delivering high-quality and cost-effective patient care across the post-acute continuum. The Company's success is defined by its patient-first approach to care and the dedication of its more than 37,000 employees.
Today also marks the launch of the new encompasshealth.com website and an updated social media presence, which will reflect the Company's new brand.
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 127 hospitals and 237 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, as well as Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work. For more information, visit encompasshealth.com, or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
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