Profile: HealthSouth Corp (HLS)
22 Jul 2016
HealthSouth Corporation (HealthSouth), incorporated on February 22, 1984, is a provider of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and home-based post-acute services in over 30 states and Puerto Rico through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies. The Company manages its operations through segments, including inpatient rehabilitation, and home health and hospice.
The Company is an owner and operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals. The Company provides specialized rehabilitative treatment on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. In addition to hospitals, the Company manages over three inpatient rehabilitation units through management contracts. The Company offers treatment for patients with physical and cognitive disabilities or injuries due to medical conditions, such as strokes, hip fractures, and a range of debilitating neurological conditions, that are generally nondiscretionary in nature and require rehabilitative healthcare services in an inpatient setting.
Home Health and Hospice
The Company offers its home health and hospice services through Encompass Home Health and Hospice business (Encompass). Encompass is a provider of Medicare-certified skilled home health services. Encompass's national network of home health and hospice agencies stretches across over 20 states. Encompass home health services include a range of Medicare-certified home nursing services to adult patients in need of care. These services include skilled nursing, physical, occupational and speech therapy, medical social work and home health aide services. Its patients are typically older adults with two or more chronic conditions and functional limitations, and require over 10 medications. Encompass also provides specialized home care services in Texas and Kansas for pediatric patients with severe medical conditions. Encompass hospice services primarily include in-home services to terminally ill patients and their families to address patients' physical needs, including pain control and symptom management, and to provide emotional and spiritual an owner and operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals. The Company's inpatient rehabilitation hospitals offer rehabilitative care across an array of diagnoses, which include physical and cognitive disabilities or injuries due to medical conditions, such as strokes, hip fractures, head injuries, spinal cord injuries and a variety of debilitating neurological conditions.
3660 Grandview Pkwy Ste 200
BIRMINGHAM AL 35243-3332