Grand opening celebration held for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Murrieta

Press Release

MURRIETA, Calif., Jan. 9, 2020 – On Jan. 8, Birmingham, Ala.-based Encompass Health Corp. held a grand opening celebration for its new, freestanding rehabilitation hospital in Murrieta located at 35470 Whitewood Road. Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Murrieta is expecting to welcome its first patients in January 2020.

In addition to hospital tours and technology demonstrations, the grand opening included a ribbon cutting and presentation. Remarks were delivered by Perry Ebeltoft, Chief Executive Officer of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Murrieta; Dr. Nicole Hanrahan, Medical Director of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Murrieta, Murrieta Mayor Gene Wunderlich; and Mark Tarr, President & CEO of Encompass Health Corp.

“We are excited to welcome our first patients into our hospital to help them discover new possibilities and find the confidence to move past their illnesses or injuries,” said Ebeltoft. “With this state-of-the-art hospital and the work of our talented team, we are well positioned to make a great impact in the lives of people in this community.”

Encompass Health Murrieta boasts 50 private patient rooms, two spacious therapy gyms with advanced technologies, an in-house pharmacy, courtyard, dining room and dayroom areas. The hospital’s focus is providing inpatient rehabilitation services and higher medical management for patients recovering from strokes and other neurological disorders, hip fractures, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations and complex orthopedic conditions.

For more information about the hospital’s services, please call (951) 246-6500 or visit

About Encompass Health
As a national leader in integrated healthcare services, 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 includes 133 hospitals, 245 home health locations, and 82 hospice locations in 37 states and Puerto Rico, the Company is committed to delivering high-quality, cost-effective, integrated care across the healthcare continuum. Encompass Health is ranked as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. For more information, visit, or follow us on our newsroomTwitter and Facebook.