Garrard named chief executive officer
Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 8:01 pm
HealthSouth Cane Creek Rehabilitation Hospital in Martin has named Eric Garrard as chief executive officer, responsible for managing operations at the hospital.
Garrard has a proven track record of achieving clinical and service excellence across the healthcare continuum.
He comes to HealthSouth with more than 15 years of management experience, most recently serving as chief operating officer at Hutcheson Medical Center in Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.
“We are excited to have Eric on board as the leader of our team in Martin,” said Terry Maxhimer, HealthSouth’s regional president.
“He shares the commitment to high-quality outcomes and patient care that are not only important to us, but most important to the family members of the patients we treat.”
Garrard has a master’s degree in health administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from the University of South Alabama.
“I’m very excited about moving to Martin with my family and working with the incredible team of professionals at Cane Creek,” Garrard said. “This is a wonderful facility with a rich history of providing excellent rehabilitative care to northwest Tennessee and southwest Kentucky for more than 20 years.”
HealthSouth Cane Creek Rehabilitation Hospital is a 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services.
The facility serves patients throughout northwest Tennessee and southwest Kentucky.
The hospital is located at 180 Mt. Pelia Road and can be found on the Internet at www.healthsouthcanecreek.com.
HealthSouth is the nation’s largest provider of inpatient rehabilitative healthcare services.
Operating in 26 states across the country and in Puerto Rico, HealthSouth serves patients through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation satellite clinics and home health agencies.
HealthSouth’s hospitals provide a high level of rehabilitative care to patients who are recovering from conditions such as stroke and other neurological disorders, orthopedic, cardiac and pulmonary conditions, brain and spinal cord injury, and amputations.
HealthSouth can be found on the Internet at www.healthsouth.com.
Published in The Messenger 5.4.11