HealthSouth Chattanooga receives award from UTC’s Department of Health, Education and Professional Studies

7/24/2018

HealthSouth Chattanooga Rehabilitation Hospital was recently recognized with the Outstanding Clinical Partner Award for the 2017-2018 academic year by The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Department of Health, Education and Professional Studies.

The hospital’s physical therapy department was recognized for its excellence in serving as a clinical rotation site for students from the University of Tennessee Chattanooga’s doctoral program for physical therapists. While UTC places students in various settings throughout the country, HealthSouth Chattanooga hosted and trained more students in the past academic year than any other organization. In addition, the rehabilitation hospital was praised by UTC programs leadership for the valuable experience and training that HealthSouth Chattanooga has consistently provided its physical therapy students.

“Being a strong community partner and helping train future physical therapists is something we value strongly at HealthSouth Chattanooga,” said Scott Rowe, PT, CEO of HealthSouth Chattanooga. “We have many talented therapists here, and I value their commitment in helping the students get an extensive experience in the field of inpatient rehabilitation.”

Through multidisciplinary care, HealthSouth Chattanooga serves patients recovering from a variety of debilitating illnesses and injuries including stroke and other neurological disorders, brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation and hip fractures.

About HealthSouth Chattanooga Rehabilitation Hospital
HealthSouth Chattanooga Rehabilitation Hospital, part of the Encompass Health network, is a 50-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services. Serving patients throughout Chattanooga and the surrounding communities, the hospital is located at 2412 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, Tennessee, and on the Web at healthsouthchattanooga.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 127 hospitals and 268 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.

Source: Encompass Health

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