HealthSouth Appoints Tim Patten New Regional President

            HealthSouth Appoints Tim Patten New Regional President

PR Newswire

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 30, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthSouth Corporation
(NYSE:HLS) today announced the appointment of Timothy R. Patten as regional
president for the Northeast region.Patten, who brings more than 30 years of
healthcare management experience to the position, will have operational
responsibilities for 17 hospitals in Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New
Hampshire, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. 

"We are pleased to welcome Tim as HealthSouth's new Northeast regional
president," said HealthSouth Executive Vice President and Chief Operating
Officer Mark Tarr."He is a talented healthcare professional with an
impressive track record of performance and accomplishments. I am confident
that Tim's leadership style and broad experience is what is needed to uphold
the quality and operational excellence that our hospitals continually strive

"I am very excited to have the opportunity to join HealthSouth and be a part
of an organization that plays such an important role in the delivery of
quality inpatient rehabilitation services and care to many patients across the
country," said Patten.

Since 2010, Patten served as regional vice president of operations for Vibra
Healthcare, a hospital provider focused on long term acute care (LTAC)
hospitals, inpatient medical rehabilitation hospitals (IRFs) and outpatient
physical rehabilitation centers. While at Vibra, he was responsible for
strategic direction, operating performance, quality outcomes and regulatory
compliance for nine hospitals in five states. Prior to that, he served in
various leadership positions with other post-acute and acute care providers.
Patten began his career at Adventist GlenOaks Hospital where he served as vice
president of operations and business development.

Patten graduated from Andrew's University in Berrien Springs, Michigan, with a
bachelor's degree in business administration and master's degree in business
administration with a concentration in healthcare management.

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

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