Susan Krinsky Of HealthSouth Sunrise Honored With National Rehabilitation Nursing Award

  Susan Krinsky Of HealthSouth Sunrise Honored With National Rehabilitation
                                Nursing Award

PR Newswire

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 24, 2013

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Susan "Sue" Krinsky, RN, CRRN,
a staff nurse at HealthSouth Sunrise Rehabilitation Hospital in Sunrise, Fla.,
was recently awarded the 2013 Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) Staff
Nurse Role Award. This prestigious award, which honors only one nurse in the
whole nation, was presented at the ARN Annual Educational Conference held Oct.
2-5 in Charlotte, N.C.

The Staff Nurse Role Award recognizes outstanding practice by a rehabilitation
nurse in a direct patient care role. Sue's role at HealthSouth Sunrise is
working in the day rehabilitation outpatient department with patients who have
experienced traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, cerebrovascular
accidents or neurological disorders.

"This award not only applauds Sue's clinical skills, but also her personalized
approach to patient care," says Dexanne Clohan, M.D., chief medical officer of
HealthSouth. "Because of her knowledge and passion, she always goes the extra
mile to provide the ultimate rehabilitation experience for her patients and
their families. We are grateful to have Sue as a part of the HealthSouth

Sue has worked as a registered nurse for 46 years and has served 25 of those
years as an employee of HealthSouth Sunrise. In 2010, she was the inaugural
recipient of HealthSouth's Outstanding Employee Achievement Award.

ARN is a professional healthcare association dedicated to promoting and
advancing professional rehabilitation nursing practice through education,
advocacy, collaboration, and research to enhance the quality of life for those
affected by disability and chronic illness. For more information about ARN,
please visit or call 800 229-7530.

About HealthSouth

HealthSouth is the nation's largest owner and operator of inpatient
rehabilitation hospitals in terms of patients treated and discharged, revenues
and number of hospitals. Operating in 28 states across the country and in
Puerto Rico, HealthSouth serves patients through its network of inpatient
rehabilitation 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, cardiac and pulmonary conditions,
brain and spinal cord injuries, complex orthopedic conditions, and
amputations. HealthSouth can be found on the Web at

Media Contact: Casey Lassiter; 205 969-6176

SOURCE HealthSouth

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