Feb. 22, 1984:
Amcare was incorporated in Birmingham, Alabama.
Amcare changes its name to HealthSouth Rehabilitation Corporation.
HealthSouth acquires HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Florence, its first inpatient rehabilitation hospital.
HealthSouth builds a new corporate headquarters in Birmingham on HealthSouth Parkway (now known as Grandview Drive).
HealthSouth introduces the AutoAmbulator, a sophisticated treadmill featuring a body weight supported ambulation designed to help patients safely relearn natural walking patterns.
HealthSouth announced a strategic plan to reposition itself as a pure-play, post-acute care provider.
HealthSouth divested its diagnostic and surgery divisions as part of its strategic plans.
Aug. 29, 2011:
HealthSouth adds a sixth company region during a realignment strategy.
HealthSouth opens 100th inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Ocala, Florida.
Dec. 31, 2014:
HealthSouth purchases Encompass Home Health and Hospice based in Dallas, Texas.
May 2, 2015:
HealthSouth launches therapy research grant program.
Oct. 1, 2015:
HealthSouth adds 11 hospitals to its network through the purchase of Reliant Hospital Partners.
Nov. 11, 2015:
HealthSouth purchases CareSouth and adds 45 new home health locations.
Aug. 31, 2017:
HealthSouth announces Post-Acute Innovation Center with Cerner.
Jan. 1, 2018:
HealthSouth officially converts to its new name Encompass Health Corporation and the stock ticker changes to “EHC.”
Feb. 6, 2018:
Encompass Health Corporation rings the bell at the New York Stock Exchange announcing the company’s new stock ticker symbol.
Birmingham employees move into their new Home Office in the Liberty Park neighborhood of Birmingham.