Wichita Falls hospital celebrates expansion with ribbon cutting

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Encompass Health celebrated the completion of its expansion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, July 9, 2024.

The hospital recently completed a 21-bed expansion and an in-house dialysis suite to serve patients in Wichita Falls and surrounding areas. Tuesday's ceremony celebrated the facility's additional private rooms and a four-bed dialysis suite, totaling 84 beds.

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Encompass CEO Jody Gregory said the much-needed expansion has been coming for a long time.

"I didn't know we were ever going to be here. It feels great. I mean, the new facility, it looks amazing," he said. "Having the private rooms and all that additional space, also being able to offer dialysis in-house compared to sending them out again. It's a dream come true."

Encompass opened in 1997 and includes a therapy gym, in-house pharmacy, courtyard, dining rooms, and day rooms.

It specializes in several areas of inpatient rehabilitation, including higher medical management for patients recovering from strokes, hip fractures, and brain injury.

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