Last Updated January 5, 2018

Welcome to the Internet sites of Encompass Health News Rooms (the “EHNR Sites”) operated and maintained by Encompass Health Corporation (“Encompass Health”).  These supplemental terms apply to use of the EHNR Sites and are in addition to the Encompass Health terms of use located at http://www.encompasshealth.com/legal. In the event of a conflict between these EHNR Sites supplemental terms of use and the Encompass Health terms of use, these EHNR Sites supplemental terms of use shall prevail.

The purpose of the EHNR Sites is to provide editorial content regarding Encompass Health to accredited journalists pre-approved by Encompass Health (“Accredited News Media Users”) who have registered with Encompass Health through an EHNR Site.  You will find downloadable images, photographs, and documents as well as streaming video and audio files on the EHNR Sites.  New and updated materials will be added to the EHNR Sites as they become available.

The EHNR Sites include encompasshealth.com, newsroom.encompasshealth.com, and other Internet sites on which these terms of use are posted. The EHNR Sites are owned and operated by Encompass Health.  Encompass Health and any and all entities that control, are controlled by, or are affiliated or under common control with, Encompass Health are collectively referred to herein as “we,” “us” or “our.”

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING ANY EHNR SITES. By using any EHNR Sites or by clicking a box that states that you accept or agree to these supplemental terms, you signify your agreement to these supplemental terms of use. If you do not agree to these supplemental terms of use, then you may not use the EHNR Sites. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change, modify, add or delete portions of these supplemental terms of use at any time.  Please check these supplemental terms of use periodically for changes.  Your continued use of the EHNR Sites following the posting of changes will mean you accept those changes.

Accredited News Media Users have access to proprietary content (including high-resolution multimedia files) that is not available to other users. Accredited News Media Users may use Encompass Health information and photography, audio, and video from the EHNR Site for editorial purposes only. Personal or commercial use of this material is strictly prohibited.

Encompass Health hereby grants to Accredited News Media Users permission to copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit and/or distribute material from the EHNR Sites, including but not limited to, photographs, audio, video, and copy, so long as such use is for editorial news use only and further provided (i) you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices and do not modify or edit the materials, (ii) you do not use the materials in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products, services, or brands, and (iii) you do not download quantities of materials to a database that can be used to avoid future downloads from the EHNR Sites.  No material from the EHNR Sites may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any other way.  All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Encompass Health, its subsidiary, affiliated and related companies, as the case may be. 

If you are an Accredited News Media User, you also agree to the following:

  • You will not share your User ID and/or password with anyone.
  • You will not use materials on any EHNR Site for any commercial use.
  • You will indemnify, defend and hold harmless Encompass Health for any and all unauthorized uses you may make of any material on any EHNR Site.
  • You acknowledge the unauthorized use of the contents could cause irreparable harm to Encompass Health and that in the event of an unauthorized use, Encompass Health shall be entitled to an injunction in addition to any other remedies available at law or in equity.

Encompass Health reserves the right to terminate and/or deny access to any EHNR Site to any Accredited News Media User or other person who violates or has violated any of these terms and conditions. Encompass Health also reserves the right to determine, in its sole discretion, its criteria for approval of Accredited News Media Users.

Encompass Health requires that anyone seeking approval as an Accredited News Media User provide personal information and/or business contact information as part of the registration process. We will handle this information in accordance with our Privacy Policy. If you wish to withdraw consent for Encompass Health to use this information, we may end your status as an Accredited News Media User.


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