Encompass Health company timeline

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.

Dec. 2012:
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.

April 2018:
Birmingham employees move into their new Home Office in the Liberty Park neighborhood of Birmingham.