HealthSouth names new CEO

HealthSouth names new CEO

Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 8:01 pm

HealthSouth Cane Creek Rehabilitation Hospital 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, Georgia.
“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 holds 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 states. “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.”
About HealthSouth Cane Creek
Rehabilitation Hospital
HealthSouth Cane Creek Rehabilitation Hospital is a 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services. Serving patients throughout northwest Tennessee and southwest Kentucky, the hospital is located at 180 Mt. Pelia Road in Martin, Tennessee, and on the Web at www.healthsouthcane creek.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 higher 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 Web  www.healthsouth.com.

WCP 5/10/11

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